SAN FRANCISCO — Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world and tech innovators who traditionally shun Beltway bureaucracies.
By Marina Lopes
Facebook, the site where members carefully curate memories of life’s most important milestones, announced Thursday it will allow users to put their online affairs in order and decide what happens to their profiles once their status can no…
By Larisa Epatko
A hastily constructed Facebook page, titled “I am Kenji,” calls for Islamic State militants to free Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. His captors gave a deadline of sundown Thursday to work out a prisoner swap for a female attempted suicide bomber.
By Ruth Tam
If a story is reported false by many people, a warning will be added for other users.
According to a new Pew Research Center study, If you see a friend post something stressful about their life online, it can, in turn, make you stressed.
By Anna Sillers
Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children have teamed up to post Amber Alerts on Facebook News Feeds beginning this week. While the alerts, which notify people if a child has gone missing in their area, are…
Thirteen fourth-year male dentistry students were suspended from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia after a Facebook group called “DDS Gentlemen's Club” filled with violent sexual comments about their female peers was discovered.
By Colleen Shalby
It’s had its criticism over the years, and most recently has been chastised for Facebook users’ Year in Review summary that weaves together your most popular posts from 2014. Popularity, however, is based not on circumstance, but engagement.
Social media, email and bank accounts can remain active even after their owner dies, meaning valuable information can become vulnerable -- especially when estate managers can't access these accounts. NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan reports on the complications surrounding digital estate planning…
By Anna Sillers
Starting this week, Facebook users may have noticed “Facecast,” a one-minute video update of world news hosted by ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir. The partnership is the first of its kind -- a short newscast exclusively for a…
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