Twitter Launches Crowdsourced Fact-Checking ProjectTwitter is enlisting its users to help combat misinformation on its service by flagging and notating misleading and false tweets.
Facebook Oversight Board To Decide If Former President Donald Trump Should Be Permanently BannedDonald Trump's future on Facebook and Instagram is now up in the air.
San Francisco Man Who Refused to Wear Mask on Muni Seen Among Rioters at U.S. CapitolAs federal investigators continue their search for those who attacked the Capitol, a San Francisco resident named Daniel Goodwyn has been identified as taking part in the crime.
Beyond Twitter and Facebook, Right-Wing Extremism Thrives Via PodcastingPodcasts, still listed by Google and Apple and available on their platforms as well as the open Web, let you tune into the world of the QAnon conspiracy theory, wallow in President Trump’s false claims of a stolen election and bask in other extremism.
YouTube Shuts Down President Trump's Channel Over Concerns Of Potential ViolenceAdd YouTube to the growing list of online social media outlets that have suspended President Donald Trump.
San Francisco-Based Yelp Allowing Customers To Complain About COVID ViolationsAs COVID cases continue to soar at an alarming rate across California, San Francisco-based Yelp has added the ability for its users to post complaints after observing coronavirus violations at businesses and restaurants.
Pro-Trump Demonstration At Twitter Headquarters Appears To Be A BustA demonstration by supporters of President Donald Trump to protest his ban from the Twitter social media platform outside the company's San Francisco headquarters appeared to be a bust Monday morning.
Conservative Platform Parler Goes Offline; Booted By Amazon, Apple And GoogleSilicon Valley tech giants have continued to take action following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump last week as Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by conservatives, found itself virtually homeless on the internet as Amazon, Apple and Google have all booted it from their platforms.
Oakland Police Launch Internal Investigation Into Alleged U.S. Capitol Takeover Social Media PostsThe Oakland Police Department has launched an internal investigation into "allegations that current employees may have been involved on social media accounts that contain objectionable or offensive content."
Farewell To @realDonaldTrump Twitter Handle -- Gone After 57,000 Tweets @realDonaldTrump, the feed from San Francisco-based Twitter that grew from the random musings of a reality TV star into the cudgel of an American president, died Friday. It was not quite 12 years old.
Menlo Park Small Business Suffers Backlash Over Staffer's Attendance at Trump DC RallyA Menlo Park shop run by a woman who attended the Trump rally on Wednesday in Washington D.C. is facing financial backlash.
Google And Apple Crack Down On Social Media App Parler Over Violence ConcernsBay Area-based companies Apple and Google are both cracking down on social media app Parler, citing issues similar to those that led to Twitter permanently suspending President Donald Trump's account.
UPDATE: Twitter Unlocks Trump Account; Facebook, Instagram Account Lockouts ExtendedWhile President Donald Trump regained access to his Twitter account Thursday, Facebook said it was extending a block of his Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely.
SF Dancer Creates International Virtual Nutcracker After Local Performances CanceledAfter live performances of The Nutcracker ballet were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, a San Francisco dancer created a way to keep them going virtually.
Biden Transition Team Slams Twitter Over Plan To Wipe Followers From White House AccountsPresident-elect Joe Biden's transition team has criticized San Francisco-based Twitter's decision to not allow the millions of followers of the White House Twitter accounts to be automatically retained when the accounts are handed over to the new administration.