Facebook, Google, Twitter To Fight Fake News With 'Trust Indicators'Facebook, Google and Twitter said Thursday they have committed to using new "trust indicators" to help users better vet the reliability of the publications and journalists behind articles that appear in news feeds.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Wants More Social Media RegulationIt's unusual to find a Silicon Valley CEO call for more government regulation. Salesforce head Marc Benioff is all for it — at least for Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Neil Young Online Archive Set For December LaunchThe archive opening will coincide with the release of Young's new album 'The Visitor.'
Ex-Facebook President Sean Parker: Network 'Exploiting' Human PsychologyFacebook's first president Sean Parker leveled criticism at the social network he once headed, saying the network was designed to be addictive and is concerned about its effect on children.
Zuckerberg Nears End Of US Tour, Wants To Boost Small BizWhat’s Mark Zuckerberg’s biggest takeaway as he wraps up a year of travel to dozens of U.S. states? The importance of local communities.
Facebook Continues Craigslist Takeover With Housing RentalsThe social network on Thursday announced that U.S. users can now search hundreds of thousands of housing rentals on its Marketplace section.
Silicon Valley's 'Gut-Wrenching' Year Confronting Its Dark SideAfter years of maintaining an unwavering optimism about technology, some who've worked at Twitter, Facebook and Google have spent much of 2017 reckoning with the unintended consequences of the products they built.
Facebook Wants Your Nude Pics Now To Stop Revenge Porn LaterFacebook is testing a controversial new strategy they claim will help protect its users from becoming victims of revenge porn.
Russian Election Meddling: Should Tech Giants Have Known?There were signs, some say telltale signs, of Russians using social media to meddle in last year's U.S. elections long before tech companies wised up to it.
Russia-Linked Facebook Campaign Ads ReleasedLawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and whip up tensions around divisive social issues.
Senate Urges Social Media Firms To Do More In Fighting Russian MeddlingRepresentatives from Facebook, Twitter and Goggle struggled at times to defend themselves against complaints they didn’t act quickly or thoroughly enough as it became evident that Russians used the sites to try and influence the 2016 U.S. election.
Dozens Of Pets Separated By Wildfires Are Waiting For Their FamiliesA Facebook page aims to help dozens of cats and dogs get reunited with their families following the devastating wildfires.