“On National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Day in the US, we’re announcing updates to our global bullying and harassment policies to better protect members of our community, particularly those who may be vulnerable to online abuse,” Facebook said in a news release.
Six astronauts are attempting to better understand what it’s like to live on Mars through a simulated experience in the Negev desert in Israel.
The U.S. is talking about cybersecurity strategy this week with 30 countries. One key player that will not be included in the two-day meeting: Russia.
Twitter will allow users to remove followers without completely banishing them from the user’s Twitter feed.
An investigation by The Associated Press has found that a vocal group of chiropractors has become an influential force in stirring up anti-vaccine misinformation during the pandemic.
Facebook’s oversight board will be meeting with whistleblower Frances Haugen in the coming weeks in an effort to push for greater transparency and accountability from the social media giant, the panel said.
Students all over the nation have been participating in challenges such as the devious licks challenge or the bathroom challenge. It includes everything from filling soap dispensers with urine to vandalizing school property. Now educators are beginning to issues warnings about these challenges.
These initiatives come after Facebook announced late last month that it was pausing work on its Instagram for Kids project.
Google is targeting digital ads promoting false climate change claims or being used to make money from such content in its latest crackdown on misinformation, according to a company blog post.
Almost all Americans surveyed agree that misinformation is a problem. But few are very concerned that they themselves might be responsible
The new feature offers some tips for keeping things civil, too
Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, will speak with members of the January 6 Select Committee to discuss the social media platform’s role in the events of the Capitol riot.
On its Twitter account, the popular streaming platform Twitch confirmed a data breach had taken place Wednesday but stayed mum on specifics.
A San Antonio man falsely claimed on social media that he had paid a person infected with COVID-19 to lick items at a grocery store, authorities said.
The plaintiffs claimed their replaced items under AppleCare did not meet Apple’s standards as advertised which promised “new” or “equivalent” replacement.
Owen Diaz alleged in a lawsuit that he was harassed and faced “daily racist epithets,” including the “N-word,” while working at Tesla’s Fremont plant in 2015 and 2016 before quitting.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s platforms harm children and fuel division and that the company chooses “profits before people.”
Facebook shares also dropped more than 5% as the hours-long outage continued Monday.
Facebook and its apps Instagram and Whatsapp appeared to be experiencing issues on Monday that resulted in connection trouble and the inability to load newsfeeds for thousands of users around the world, according to the company.
Facebook and its apps Instagram and WhatsApp were all down on Monday in an apparent widespread outage, according to the company.