What Happens To Pro-Trump Insurrectionists Now That There's A New President? The Answer Could Lie With New Social Media Apps"I think we will see quite a few of his supporters just decide that the fight is over and go back to what they were doing."
Pro-Trump Demonstration At Twitter Headquarters Appears To Be A Bust, Twitter Claims To Respect ‘People’s Right To Express Their Views’:A demonstration by supporters of President Donald Trump to protest his ban from the Twitter social media platform outside the company's San Francisco headquarters appeared to be a bust Monday morning.
2 Women Reach Out Social Media To Help Others, Brighten Lives During Holiday Amid PandemicThere has been an outpouring of holiday cheer on social media during the pandemic.
Kenosha Shooting: Video Shows Suspected Gunman Kyle Rittenhouse Being Allowed To Leave SceneThe violence that erupted in Kenosha and ended up leaving two people dead and a third injured overnight Tuesday into Wednesday unfolded on social media.
Facebook Reverses On Paid Political Messages That Aren't AdsIt used to be clearer what's an ad and what isn't — and thus what's subject to disclosures and other rules. With social media, a campaign can pay celebrities and other influential users to spread a message on their behalf, without ever buying an ad and be subject to its rules.
Twitter Shares Jump On Rise In User Numbers, RevenueThe company averaged 152 million daily users during the last three months of the year, up from 145 million during the previous quarter.
Chicago Dad Tries To Buy Puppy After Seeing Instagram Post, Ends Up Getting ScammedA Chicago dad just wanted to bring home a pet for his family, but instead, he got caught up in a puppy scam on social media.
Facebook Bans Deepfakes In Fight Against Online ManipulationCreated by artificial intelligence or machine learning, deepfakes combine or replace content to create images that can be almost impossible to tell are not authentic.
After Social Media Shooting Threats, East And West Leyden High Schools Keeping Staff And Students At Home For E-LearningTwo high schools in the northwest suburbs will be holding classes online on Thursday, as police investigate threats of a shooting found on social media.
19-Year-Old Accused Of Threatening Women's Clinic Via iFunnyAccording to the complaint, Sheikh wrote later in the post that he would visit the clinic on Aug. 23, 2019, and “proceed to slaughter and murder any doctor, patient, or visitor I see in the area and I will not back down. consider this a warning for anyone visiting…”
Facebook Grilled About CryptocurrencyMembers of both parties demanded to know why a company with massive market power and a track record of scandals should be trusted with such a far-reaching project, given the potential for fraud, abuse and criminal activity.
A Woman's Quest To Find A Specific Dress For A Child With Autism Brings Strangers TogetherOne person asked if she could try to re-create the dress herself. Another found two on eBay, although they were not the correct size. A few people said they owned the same exact dress in a size 12 – just slightly larger than the one Price was looking for.
Facebook Enlists Plain English To Clarify How It Makes MoneyFacebook has come under fire with regulators in Europe, and increasingly in the U.S., for how it handles personal information collected on its site — and how transparent it is with users.
Local Lawyer Fights Facebook Over Post: 'It Was Starving Human Beings'"I was amazed. I could not believe. There was absolutely nothing sexual about this picture. There's absolutely nothing about nudity in this picture. It was starving human beings."
What's Your Data Worth To Big Tech? Bill Would Compel AnswerThe measure would require commercial services with more than 100 million active monthly users to disclose to their customers and financial regulators the types of data they collect.