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.
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.
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.
US threatens TikTok ban if Chinese owners don't sell stakes in company
Lawmakers are considering a measure that would give the Biden administration more power to clamp down on TikTok amid national security concerns.
People use emojis to mask their negative feelings, study suggests
The research team found that negative emojis were generally only used when the negative feelings were very strong.
Instagram is the app Americans want to delete more than other apps, report finds
More than 900,000 people searched online for ways to delete or deactivate Instagram in a six month period, a recent report shows.
Latest TikTok challenge: The Kool-Aid Man becomes trend on social media platform
The challenge, inspired by the iconic Kool-Aid Man TV commercials from the 1970s, involves people smashing through fences and yelling, “oh yeah!”
Blind social media star Molly Burke shatters stigmas: 'Show the person behind the blindness'
Molly Burke is challenging the way people see beauty. The blind social media star is on a mission to educate people about the common misconceptions about blindness, advocate for universal and accessible design and normalize and humanize disability.
TikTok to limit screen time for teens to 60 minutes per day
TikTok said when the 60-minute limit is reached, minors will be prompted to enter a passcode and make an “active decision” to keep watching.
Twitter announces 'zero tolerance policy towards violent speech'
Users who violate Twitter's violent speech policy may have their accounts suspended or be required to delete the content.
Peanut butter prank: Son covers parents' entire kitchen in food spread
Corbin Millet said it took hours to pull off the prank, and his father didn't appear to be happy when he found out.
Romanian court: Influencer Andrew Tate to be held for 3rd month
The divisive social media influencer and former professional kickboxer is detained in Romania on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking.
'Take It Down' helps teens remove explicit images from internet
“Once you send that photo, you can’t take it back,” goes the warning to teenagers, often ignoring the reality that many teens send explicit images of themselves under duress, or without understanding the consequences.
Supreme Court seems to favor social media companies in terror case
During arguments, several justices underscored that there was no evidence linking Twitter, Facebook and Google directly to the 2017 attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
What is Section 230, the rule that made the modern internet?
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Gonzalez v. Google, challenges Section 230 — namely whether tech companies are liable for the material posted on their platforms.
Supreme Court weighs protecting big tech with liability shield for dangerous content
A lawsuit against YouTube from the family of an American college student who was killed by Islamic State gunmen in Paris in 2015 is at the center of a closely watched Supreme Court case being argued Tuesday.
Meta Verified: Facebook, Instagram testing paid service for verified accounts
Previously, Meta’s blue badges were free and reserved for notable public figures or businesses.