Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?
As people take to the internet to spread misinformation like cures for autism and encourage AIDS denialism, social media algorithms boost their messages.
Reportedly, as of now, the potential ban is only being discussed and has not been finalised.
Facebook removes 50 personal, professional pages connected to US President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone
Facebook says Stone and his associate used fake accounts and followers to promote his books and posts.
The personnel have been asked to remove these applications by 15 July and have been warned of strict action if they don't comply, said reports.
The pinned comments will help popular celebrities, businesses and creators on Instagram better manage their profiles.
'Facebook stands firmly against hate': COO Sheryl Sandberg's full statement on alleged inaction against hate messages
Sandberg says Facebook is having a relook at its policies not for financial reasons or advertiser pressure, but because it is the right thing to do
Two of the tech giants said they suspended their reviews of data requests from Hong Kong authorities immediately after the new national security law came into effect last week
Previously rolled out in Brazil, Instagram Reels will let users record 15 seconds videos and upload them as Stories.
Facebook appears to be shutting down Lasso as its focus shifts to Instagram's Reels.
The banners come as the social media giant struggles to contain disinformation about COVID-19 and face coverings on the platform.
Intel to acquire 0.39% stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 1,895 cr; will be 12th firm to invest in Reliance Industries' digital arm
The Intel deal values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore.
US Senate committee approves anti-child porn bill after addressing Google, Facebook encryption concerns
US tech companies believe that the proposed law goes too far to weaken privacy protections for ordinary users.
Facebook acknowledges that it shared data of some inactive users with third-party apps, says the issue has now been fixed
Facebook says that from the past several months, approximately 5,000 developers continued to receive user data even after they were inactive for over 90 days.
Twitter users have revealed that for those who can access it, dark mode now appears as an option in their Facebook app settings.
You can use an Avatar in Facebook comments, stories, profile picture, and Messenger chat windows.
Google Photos temporarily suspends default backup for images and videos on apps like Facebook, WhatsApp
In order to store photos and videos, users will have to manually go into the app and select those folders to be backed up.
'Arbitrary' Facebook crackdown on Mumbai, Delhi theatre groups leaves leading practitioners banned on social media platform
Over the weekend, several members of the extended theatre community in Mumbai (and beyond) found themselves at the receiving end of an unexpected online reckoning.
Facebook says it will now label newsworthy content, activists argue 'new changes don't go nearly far enough'
Facebook also said it will label all posts and ads about voting with links to authoritative information, including those from politicians.
If the story is 90 days old, a pop-up will prompt users to ponder if what they are sharing is still relevant or not.
Magnolia Pictures, Northface, other US companies pull ads from Facebook, Instagram in support of #StopHateForProfit campaign
The Stop Hate for Profit campaign was started by several US civil rights groups after the death of George Floyd.