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By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Senators put executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat on the defensive Tuesday, questioning them about what they’re doing to ensure young users’ safety on their platforms.
By Marcy Gordon, Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
After making a career out of stunts like refrigerator-skiing -- drawing millions of eyeballs from the coveted under-35 demographic -- Shaun McBride has learned how to adapt to new platforms and invest in evolving business models.
By Michael Boulter, Paul Solman
A startup no longer, Instagram boasts 700 million monthly active users and counting. As it grows, the free, photo-sharing mobile app is grappling with how to innovate and stay relevant, as well as how to foster a safe community. But…
By PBS NewsHour
Snapchat is about to sell its stock to the public for the first time. Is the app, used by 160 million people each day, really worth $24 billion? Meanwhile, popular transportation app Uber has been flung into the spotlight amid…
By Liana Heitin, Education Week
Students who use social media daily score lower in math, reading and science. But don't worry gamers, the research shows you score higher.
By Kenya Downs
The popular social network is facing its second controversy in just four months over a filter some say is racist against Asians.
While some accuse Snapchat of promoting blackface, others point to a bigger problem with the Bob Marley filter.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will deliver a final State of the Union address Tuesday brimming with optimism — far more than most Americans possess.
By Laura Santhanam
Thanks largely to the proliferation of smartphones, about one-quarter of all teenagers today spend nearly every waking moment of their lives online, often using social media, according to new research that should come as no surprise to many parents.
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