Why Social Media Couldn't Stop The New Zealand Terror Attack Video From Going ViralThe gunman in the attacks on two New Zealand mosques, which left 49 people dead, reportedly live streamed video of the shooting for nearly 17 minutes.
Facebook Steps Up Fight Against Vaccine MisinformationIf groups and pages spread those hoaxes, they won't appear in recommendations or in predictions functions when searched for in Facebook. Ads with similar information will be rejected.
'Digital Gangsters': UK Wants Tougher Rules For FacebookFacebook faced its biggest privacy scandal last year when it emerged that Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct British political data-mining firm that worked for the 2016 Donald Trump campaign, had accessed the private information of up to 87 million users.
New Gun Bill Would Require Buyers To Reveal Social Media HistoryRep. Daniel Didech is proposing gun buyers reveal their public social media accounts to Illinois police before they're approved for a firearm license.
Breaking Up (With Facebook) Is Hard To Do: Here's HowWhile Facebook has tried to address some of these problems, it's not enough for some users. Hard as it might seem to quit, especially for those entwined with it for years, it can be done.
Tech Company Duped By Anti-Semitic Hate GroupCelebrities like Brett Favre, Andy Dick and Soulja Boy unknowingly recorded coded hate messages on the site Cameo.
To Encourage More Use, Instagram To Allow Sharing With FewerCalled Close Friends, the new feature lets users share Stories — photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours — with people they put on a special list. The idea is people may feel more comfortable sharing some things with just close friends, rather than all followers.
Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead Of U.S. Midterm ElectionsAlmost all of the Facebook pages associated with the blocked accounts appeared to be in French or Russian.
"Snapchat Dysmorphia": Selfies, Photo Filters Driving People To Plastic Surgery, Doctors SayDoctors say more and more patients are seeking cosmetic surgery to look like filtered versions of themselves.
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.
Cubs Fan Who Grabbed Foul Ball Meant For Kid Helped Him Get One EarlierOne of the biggest thrills of going to a baseball game is getting a foul ball, but one fan is getting raked over the coals on social media for appearing to take a ball meant for a child, but it turns out he didn’t deserve all that grief.
Forbes: Kylie Jenner To Become Youngest Self-Made BillionaireJenner's company only has seven full-time and five part-time employees.
'Baby Daddy' Card Pulled, American Greetings, Target ApologizeAmerican Greetings, the world's biggest's producer of greeting cards, says an attempt at being "playful" missed the mark, and as a result it's pulling a Father's Day card from retail shelves nationwide.
Raccoon Scales Skyscraper, Becomes An Instant Social Media StarA raccoon spotted in Minnesota Tuesday morning scaled a building and is now 20 stories up.