Ever since Russian agents and other opportunists abused its platform in an attempt to manipulate the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook has insisted — repeatedly — that it’s learned its lesson and is no longer a conduit for misinformation, voter…
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says the company was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, a move that had prompted cries of censorship from the right.
By Associated Press
A more comprehensive ban remains scheduled for November, about a week after the presidential election.
By Associated Press
On Wednesday, the Department of Justice proposed legislation to narrow protections for internet platforms that host third-party information.
Thousands of students from colleges and universities with majority white populations have used anonymous Instagram accounts to share their experiences dealing with racism on their respective campuses.
Millions of students will be relying more heavily on technology this year to access their education. The companies behind these digital platforms will accumulate massive amounts of data as a result. But what about the tools and apps parents deploy…
By Barbara Ortutay, Anita Snow, Associated Press
Multiple threads on Facebook and Reddit urged militias and other armed people to head to the protests, researchers at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab said in a blog post Wednesday.
The social media giant TikTok has sued the U.S. government for threatening to ban the company from the country. The Trump administration’s targeting of the video-sharing platform is part of a larger effort to confront what the U.S. says are…
A key line of attack on Night 1 of the Republican National Convention was against what the GOP sees as extreme political correctness from the left. But the debate about so-called “cancel culture” extends beyond politics, and a recent Harper's…
There are several theories for how this latest selfie meme began, but many users have traced the viral moment back to a campaign combating violence against women in Turkey.
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