Facebook Rolls Out Face Recognition To All Users But Says It Will Be Off By DefaultFacebook is now offering facial-recognition features to all of its users, but says it will keep the capabilities turned off by default.
YouTube Says It's Removing More Hate Speech Than Before But Controversial Channels Remain UpDespite instituting a more stringent policy around hateful content in June, YouTube has been criticized for doing too little and not providing enough transparency.
YouTube Will Crack Down On Recommending Conspiracy VideosYouTube is making changes to its recommendation algorithm, which serves up new videos for users to watch, in an effort to crack down on the spread of conspiracy theories on its platform.
University Tells Students Not To Use Social Media Apps In ChinaStudents and faculty at the University of California (UC) have been warned against using social media apps while visiting China.
December 11 Is National App DayToday is National App Day, a day to celebrate the applications or "apps" we use on our smart phones that many of us simply can't live without.
Pinterest Announces The Top 100 Trends To Try For 2019Below is a peek at some of the trends we can expect to see everyone trying in 2019, according to Pinterest's global data.
Tumblr Will Ban All Adult-Content Starting December 17th Tumblr says it is banning images and videos that feature "adult content," including pornography, from its platform. The change, which will start December 17, threatens to alienate some of the blogging website's most active communities.
Instagram Cracks Down On Fake Likes, Follows And CommentsInstagram is the latest social media platform to crack down on fake likes and comments.
Gab, The Social Network Used By The Pittsburgh Suspect, Has Been Taken OfflineGab has been taken offline following revelations that the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue gunman used the social network to threaten Jews.
Monica Lewinsky Changes Social Media Name To Fight BullyingMonica Lewinsky is teaming up with celebrities for an anti-bullying campaign that targets name-calling.
Instagram And Tinder Go Back To School With Features Just For College KidsFacebook and Tinder started on college campuses, and so it makes sense that their latest features mark a return to those humble origins.
Melania Trump Tackles 'Destructive and Harmful' Effects Of Social MediaFirst lady Melania Trump spoke to representatives from social media companies and government agencies at the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention (FPBP) Cyberbullying Prevention Summit.
Twitter Suspends Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones For One WeekTwitter has suspended far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform for one week.
Man Hit By Car Attempting 'In My Feelings' ChallengeA Florida man's attempt at the "In My Feelings" challenge went horribly wrong when he was hit by a car during the stunt.
Man Claims Florist Refused To Serve His Same-Sex WeddingA same-sex couple in Indiana is claiming that a local florist refused to serve them and their upcoming wedding.