Facebook Says It Removed 3.2 Billion Fake Accounts In 6 MonthsFacebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September, up slightly from 3 billion in the previous six months.
Instagram To Test Hiding Likes For Some U.S. Users To Improve Mental HealthInstagram is about to take its biggest step yet toward removing likes from its platform.
Facebook: Russian Trolls Are Back, Here To Meddle With 2020People linked to the Internet Research Agency, the Kremlin-backed troll group indicted by the United States for its alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election, are laying the groundwork to do the same in 2020.
Stockton Woman Who Streamed Fatal DUI Crash Arrested With Loaded Gun During Traffic StopA Stockton woman who live-streamed a DUI crash that killed her younger sister and was recently released on parole was arrested early Thursday after officers located a firearm during a traffic stop.
Central Valley Woman Who Livestreamed Crash That Killed Sister Out On ParoleA California woman convicted of driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister has been released on parole after serving 26 months in prison.
Influencers Prepare For An Instagram Without LikesIn recent months, Instagram has been testing hiding likes in several countries.
Instagram To Block Content Promoting Weight-Loss Products, Cosmetic Procedures To Users Under 18Instagram, owned by Facebook, announced a new policy that will block, and sometimes remove, content promoting weight-loss or cosmetic procedures to younger teens.
Facebook Debuts Vaccine Pop-Up Windows To Stop Spread Of MisinformationA new feature is rolling out on Facebook and Instagram to combat the spread of anti-vaccine misinformation.
Instagram Debunks Viral Meme That It Will Soon Use Your Photos Against YouAdam Mosseri, chief of the Facebook-owned platform, wants users to know the service isn't getting ready to use your photos against you.
Study: Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive ActivitiesSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
UK Crackdown On Toxic, Violent Content Could Cost YouTube, Facebook, Instagram Huge FinesSocial media giants YouTube, Facebook and Instagram stand to lose millions of dollars in fines and even risk suspension in the UK, if they fail to remove toxic online videos.
FBI Wants To Monitor Facebook, Instagram For Domestic Threats In Real TimeThe Federal Bureau of Investigation has quietly been searching for private contractors who could gather and feed to law enforcement tremendous amounts of user data straight from social media platforms.
Instagram Doubles Down On Test To Hide Like CountsInstagram could be one step closer to concealing your likes.
Instagram Users Hit With Outage For 2nd Time In 2 WeeksInstagram users report that the popular photo sharing social network is down Tuesday morning, the second such outage in the last two weeks.
Instagram Unveils New Anti-Bullying ToolsInstagram officially unveiled a new way to fight cyberbullying on Monday with a feature the social media giant is calling "Restrict."