Biden's TikTok moves testing young voters
Recent moves by Biden, including pressuring TikTok over its Chinese ownership, are testing the loyalty of young voters, a group that’s largely been in his corner.
Twitter to start removing legacy blue checkmarks next week
The change will end the current verification system Twitter launched in 2009 to prevent impersonations of high-profile accounts.
Utah's new social media law means kids need approval from parents
Two new laws prohibit kids under 18 from using social media overnight, require age verification, and open the door to lawsuits on behalf of children claiming social media harmed them.
Skeptical US lawmakers grill TikTok CEO over safety concerns
The CEO of TikTok has been grilled by a U.S. congressional committee to make the case for why the hugely popular video-sharing app shouldn’t be banned.
How TikTok collects your data, even if you don’t use TikTok
Questions over how ByteDance collects and shares information – and who the company shares it with – have been plaguing the social media giant for months.
Panicked call from a relative could be scammers cloning their voice, FTC warns
The FTC issued a warning this week about voice cloning, in which a bad actor uses AI to fool the person on the other end of the phone line.
Instagram users could be seeing more ads
Would more ads drive Instagram users away? Some say yes, but Meta hopes they've found a way to make the ads useful.
Future of food? Researchers create 3D-printed cheesecake
The seven-ingredient cheesecake was created by engineers at Columbia, who explored the question of whether such a technique could become a mainstay in the kitchen.
TikTok CEO to tell Congress video-sharing app is safe, urge against ban
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is due to answer questions Thursday from U.S. lawmakers concerned about the social media platform's effects on its young user base and possible national security risks.
Woman reunited with camera, photos she lost 13 years ago in river
An Arizona woman thought all was lost when she dropped her digital camera in a river, until a fisherman found it 13 years later and uploaded the photos to Facebook.
Dog reunited with owner 2,000 miles away thanks to microchip
When veterinarians in Ohio located the dog's microchip, it showed that she belonged to a man named Jordan, a truck driver based in California.
Selena Gomez makes history as 1st woman to reach 400 million Instagram followers
The actress and singer passed Kylie Jenner as the most-followed woman on the popular social media platform.
Amazon to cut 9,000 more jobs amid 'uncertain economy'
Amazon announced Monday that it plans to cut an additional 9,000 roles within the next few weeks amid the uncertain economic environment.
7 dangerous TikTok challenges for kids that parents must know about: 'Extreme and risky'
Risky challenges on TikTok have many parents, caregivers and doctors concerned.
Trump says 'illegal leaks' indicate he'll be arrested Tuesday, calls for protest
Donald Trump says in a social media post that he expects to be arrested Tuesday and he's calling on supporters to protest.
TikTok will add specific STEM feed with math, engineering content, amid recent restrictions
The news follows China appealing Friday to other governments to treat its companies fairly after Britain and New Zealand joined the United States in restricting use of TikTok due to fears the Chinese-owned short video service might be a security risk.
Donald Trump posts on Facebook for 1st time since Jan. 6 riot
Trump's post comes nearly two months after Facebook’s parent company said it would allow the former president to return to the platform.
LinkedIn tests AI tools to help write profiles, job descriptions
The AI-powered features will begin testing today before being rolled out to LinkedIn Premium subscribers.
YouTube TV users will see 13% subscription price increase
The new price is $72.99 per month, up from $64.99.
TikTok under federal investigation for spying on Americans: reports
Both the FBI and the FCC have warned that ByteDance, which is based in Beijing, could share TikTok user data with China’s authoritarian government.