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By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Facing outrage over its handling of internal research on harm to teens from Instagram, a Facebook executive is telling Congress that the company is working to protect young people on its platforms.
By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
The ban on vaccine misinformation comes as countries around the world continue to offer free immunizations for COVID-19 to a somewhat hesitant public.
By Michelle Chapman, Associated Press
The announcement follows a investigative series by The Wall Street Journal which reported that Facebook was aware that the use of Instagram by some teenage girls led to mental health issues and anxiety.
The social media giant Facebook is the subject of a Wall Street Journal investigative series out this week that highlights the ways in which Facebook handles -- or doesn’t handle -- a range of issues across its vast digital empire…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The requests were issued Friday to technology giants, including Google, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok. They also went to Reddit, Parler, Telegram, 4chan, 8kun and other platforms.
By Amanda Becker, The 19th
A new report shows how extremists use profiles, hashtags and other effects that violate the platform’s community guidelines.
In our news wrap Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy urged social media platforms to take action against vaccine misinformation arguing false claims are feeding vaccine resistance. President Biden met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House and faced…
By Chloe Jones
Youth vaccination rates are brutal out here. So the White House tapped Olivia Rodrigo to lend a hand.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Former President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is filing suits against three of the country's biggest tech companies: Facebook, Twitter and Google, as well as their CEOs.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a Pennsylvania public school wrongly suspended a cheerleader over a vulgar social media post.
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