Twitter, Facebook Take Down Chinese Accounts Attempting To Undermine Hong Kong ProtestersA covert state-backed social media campaign run from China has sought to undermine ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong, according to information released by Twitter and Facebook on Monday.
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.
White House Proposal Would Have FCC, FTC Police Alleged Social Media CensorshipA draft executive order from the White House could put the Federal Communications Commission in charge of shaping how Facebook, Twitter and other large tech companies curate what appears on their websites.
GOP Freezes Twitter Spending After McConnell Account LockedThe Republican Party, the Trump campaign and other GOP organizations said Thursday that they are freezing their spending on Twitter.
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.
Twitter Reports Strong User Growth In 2nd QuarterTwitter reported surprisingly strong second-quarter user numbers and revenue Friday, even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.
Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Demands Congress Take Action On Trump TweetsGolden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has joined the voices condemning a flurry of tweets from President Donald Trump, targeting four Democratic Congresswomen.
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.
Twitter Bans 'Dehumanizing' Posts Targeting Religious GroupsTwitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups using dehumanizing language.
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.
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.