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By Lisa Desjardins, Lorna Baldwin, Harry Zahn, Andrew Corkery, Juliet Fuisz, Claire Mufson
A new report says social media platforms including Facebook and TikTok are failing to stop hate and threats against LGBTQ users.
By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
The ambitious but controversial bill gives regulators wide-ranging powers to crack down on digital and social media companies. Lawmakers still need to vote to approve the bill before it becomes law.
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is forcing big tech companies to decide how to handle Russian state media that spread propaganda and misinformation.
By David Klepper, Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
On Monday, we heard from the PBS NewsHour's Student Reporting Labs about the TikTok trend “devious licks” — videos of students stealing or vandalizing school property. Now, a counter-response has emerged. Dubbed “angelic yields,” these TikTok videos encourage students to…
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By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat are offering only "tweaks and minor changes" in their operations to ensure young users' safety amid rising concern over the platforms' potential harm to children, the head of a Senate panel told the companies' executives.
By Marcy Gordon, Matt O'Brien, 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 Katie Cole
A growing group of Indigenous content creators are sharing their culture and advocating for justice on TikTok.
By Associated Press
The White House dropped Trump-era executive orders that attempted to ban the popular apps TikTok and WeChat and will conduct its own review aimed at identifying national security risks with software applications tied to China.
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
The Commerce Department is reviewing recent actions, such as the rules undermining TikTok and WeChat, to ensure that efforts by the Trump administration to ban them based on claimed national-security threats were justified.
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