'Voices of San Quentin'; Instagram Page Portrays Prisoners, Families Cut Off By COVIDThe worsening coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison has led to suspensions of inmate privileges such as telephone access, leaving inmates and their families cut-off from each other, an issue one group is calling attention to on social media.
Instagram's TikTok Clone Is Going GlobalInstagram believes that it can do TikTok better than TikTok — and this August, people will be able to decide for themselves.
Instagram Bans All Content Promoting Conversion TherapyInstagram will ban any content that promotes conversion therapy, after activists called on it to block providers from advertising their services online.
Facebook Exec Admits 'Trust Deficit' As Advertiser Boycott AcceleratesA Facebook executive acknowledged Tuesday that the social media giant faces a "trust deficit" amid a widening advertiser revolt over misinformation and hate speech on the platform.
Patagonia Joins Growing Facebook Advertiser BoycottPatagonia, the outdoor apparel brand, said it will join a growing advertising boycott of Facebook and Instagram being led by a coalition of civil rights groups.
Facebook And Instagram Will Allow US Users To Block Political AdsFacebook and Instagram said they will let US users turn off political ads in their feeds.
Black Squares Flood Instagram As Entertainment Industry Blacks Out To Protest George Floyd DeathBlack square after black square was posted on Instagram Tuesday after artists, performers and musicians joined in a social media blackout to protest the death of George Floyd and other blacks at the hands of the police.
Facebook Buying Popular GIF Platform Giphy In $400 Million DealOne of Facebook's biggest acquisitions in recent memory is for a service commonly used to find GIFs.
'He's Extremely Paranoid About Facebook's Popularity': Sarah Frier On Mark Zuckerberg & New Book On Instagram 'No Filter'A new Simon & Schuster book takes readers behind the scenes of the creation of Instagram and why Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook bought the mobile app for $1 billion.
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.