Recognizing that the “like” button isn’t appropriate for all occasions from deaths to various tragic stories, Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that the company is building a “dislike” button for the site.
By Frank Carlson and Corinne Segal
Salman Rushdie will be the first to tell you that free expression is imperative to society. But there's one way the award-winning author does not always enjoy speaking out: on Twitter.
By Michelle Harven
More than 12,000 Icelanders are offering to help Syrian refugees after the government said it would only take in 50.
By Amanda Gomez
If you are between 13 and 18 years old and you’ve shared an article on social media today, you probably don’t regret it, according to a recent study.
By Aisha Jama
Today marks the last day of the Watts Riots that took place 50 years ago in south Los Angeles from August 11- August 17, 1965. To commemorate the 50th anniversary, the twitter account @wattsriots50 has been live tweeting the events…
Sexist online reactions to an ad campaign featuring a female engineer prompted engineers to share their stories on Twitter with the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer.
By Corinne Segal
Joke about a juice cleanse on Twitter, and you just might begin a national conversation on copyright laws.
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
By Laura Santhanam
Most parents who use social media today find information about raising children through their networking sites and care little about what information friends and family share on social media about their kids, a new study finds.
By Colleen Shalby
Over the weekend, the hasthag #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches popped up on Twitter following a string of church fires throughout the South. Since its inception, it’s been used more than 170,000 times.
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