Social Media

U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman pointed out that social media companies are privately owned platforms with their own First Amendment rights.
Massachusetts AG Maura Healey accused Meta, formerly Facebook, of "exploiting children in the interest of profit."
The 15-time Grammy winner introduced "To Be Loved" off her new album, "30," with a seemingly impromptu living room session.
The superstar singer famously hasn't followed anyone on the social media platform — until now.
A software project dedicated to community ownership and public accessibility slams into Donald Trump's "Truth Social" media efforts.
"The Daily Show" host imagined the ex-president won't take long to deviate from posting "truths" on Truth Social.
Ex-President Donald Trump’s new social media platform doesn’t allow users to insult him.
“We can’t make all of these decisions and provide all these societal solutions on our own," said Nick Clegg, vice president of global affairs.
Most also think social media companies bear a good deal of blame for the situation. But few are very concerned that they themselves might be responsible.
WhatsApp has monopolized communications in Brazil, India and across the Global South. When it goes down, everything grinds to a halt.
Frances Haugen’s claims are backed by tens of thousands of pages of internal research from the social networking giant.
The singer praised fans for their "constant resilience in freeing me from my conservatorship."
The ex-manager will urge Congress to regulate the firm, coming forward despite the tech giant having “infinite resources, which it could use to destroy me.”
The services were down for around six hours on Monday, marking one of Facebook's longest outages.
The effort, called Project Amplify, would be a dramatic shift in policy for the social media giant, which had taken to apologizing publicly for any untoward content.
"I want people to remember me for my heart," the actor, who in 2018 was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, told Elle magazine.
The iconic girl group changed header images on social media this week and now fans are wondering whether a reunion or new music is coming.
"Gettr" has had all sorts of issues since its launch last month. It's time to add jihadi propaganda to the list.
"He said if I take the vaccine I could pack my bags and leave his kids here."
For women who earn a living on Twitch, being the target of coordinated, multiplatform sexual harassment campaigns comes with the job.