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."
Hours-Long Outages Affecting Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Users Largely ResolvedFacebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users reported issues on all three services Wednesday morning that continued for hours before being resolved in the late afternoon.
Zuckerberg: It's "Really Important" For Facebook To Form 'Deepfake' Video PolicyFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said the social network is evaluating how it should handle "deepfake" videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips.
Artists Create 'Deepfake' Video Of Mark Zuckerberg To Gauge Facebook ResponseThree weeks after refusing to delete a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi, a pair of artists have uploaded a "deepfake" video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Instagram, directly challenging the company’s previous policy not to remove such videos.
Big Sur Social Media Campaign Shames Selfie-Obsessed TouristsBig Sur's world-famous coastline has been a tourist attraction for decades but a new Instagram page is shaming visitors for endangering lives in pursuit of the perfect selfie.
Top 49ers Draft Pick Nick Bosa Comes With Controversial Social Media HistoryIn the NFL draft, the 49ers selected Nick Bosa from Ohio State University, a player known for his sacks as well as for some controversial political views expressed on Twitter.
Facebook, Instagram Among Social Media Blocked In Sri Lanka After Easter AttacksSri Lanka placed a nationwide block on social media sites after more than 200 people died in multiple attacks on Sunday.