Report: FTC Approves $5 Billion Fine for FacebookMultiple news reports on Friday said the FTC has voted to fine Facebook almost $5 billion for privacy violations and mishandling user data. This would be the largest the FTC has handed down to a tech company.
Twitter Working Again After Hour-Long Outage On App, WebsiteTwitter appears to be working about an hour after users across the globe reported that the social media service's website and app were down Thursday afternoon.
Appeals Court Rules President Trump Can't Ban Critics From His Twitter AccountA federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account.
Man At Center Of Social Media Firestorm Denies Dumping Water On Homeless WomanThe man at the center of a social media firestorm and subject of a San Francisco police investigation the water he admits to dumping off the rooftop never struck a homeless woman laying on the sidewalk several floors below.
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.
Border Patrol Head Condemns Agents' Offensive Facebook PostsThe head of the U.S. Border Patrol on Monday slammed as "completely inappropriate" sexually explicit posts about U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comments questioning the authenticity of a photo of a drowned man and his young daughter in a secret Facebook group for agents.
Gas Tax Hike, Ammo Purchase Restrictions Among New State Laws Coming MondayCalifornia's nation-leading gas prices are set to climb even higher Monday, when the state gas tax increases another 5.6 cents a gallon.
Politicians' Tweets Could Get Slapped With Warning LabelsPresidents and other world leaders and political figures who use Twitter to threaten or abuse others could find their tweets slapped with warning labels.
Facebook Reverses Ban On Led Zeppelin Album Cover Featuring Naked ChildrenFacebook has reversed a ban it placed on a classic Led Zeppelin album cover that features images of naked children.
Silicon Valley Braces For 1st Presidential Debates, Target Of Russian Trolls In 2016Silicon Valley is preparing for its first high-profile challenge of the 2020 presidential campaign: the Democratic presidential debates.
Police Officer Arrested in San Jose for Alleged Sex Chat With MinorSan Jose police arrested a San Mateo officer Thursday for allegedly communicating with a minor with the intention of engaging in sexual activity.
YouTube Purges Videos 'That Promote Or Glorify Nazi Ideology' YouTube announced Wednesday that it was updating its hate speech policies and prohibiting videos including those "that promote or glorify Nazi ideology."
Zuckerberg And Sandberg Ignore Canadian Subpoena, Face Possible Contempt VoteFacebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg did not attend a hearing in Ottawa on Tuesday, despite receiving summonses from the Canadian parliament.
Warriors Kevin Durant On Social Media Disputes -- 'I'm Qualified To Talk About Basketball'It has been weeks since injured Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant met with the media, but it's not that he has remained silent.
Facebook Removes 3 Billion Fake Accounts, But How Many Missed?Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday.