(NEW YORK) -- If you have a Gmail account you haven’t used in a while – it could be deleted as soon as today.Starting Dec. 1, Google will begin purging accounts that have not been used or signed into for at least two years.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Daniel Penny put Jordan Neely in a six-minute fatal chokehold on a New York City subway train that "continued well past the point at which Mr. Neely had stopped purposeful movement," prosecutors said Wednesday in a new court filing that opposed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Verified accounts on Twitter may have contributed to the viral spread of a false claim that an explosion was unfolding at the Pentagon.Around 8:42 AM on Monday, a verified account on Twitter, labeling itself as a media and news organization, shared... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tech giant Apple last week announced a buzzy product release -- but it wasn't a new version of its iPhone or virtual reality headset. Rather, the company offered its first ever high-yield savings account.The move reflects growing demand for returns on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Twitter on Thursday began removing blue check marks from legacy verified accounts.Elon Musk, the CEO of the social media platform, had announced earlier this month that the checks marks would be taken down on April 20.Final date for... Read More.
(SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) -- Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed two bills into law on on Friday that seek to limit the harm caused by social media to children and teens by requiring parents and guardians to consent to their children having accounts and... Read More.
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The police traffic stop that led to Tyre Nichols’ death was detailed in an incident report obtained by ABC News, as well as a Memphis Police statement, but the written statements provide a different account from what the body camera footage... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A flood of fake accounts impersonating public figures and brands overtook Twitter last week after the launch of paid verification badges, raising fears about the supercharged spread of misinformation.Some of the misinformation carried high stakes. A fake Eli Lilly profile garnered... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Executives with the social media company Meta announced Thursday that they recently removed 480 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, and groups associated with the Proud Boys, for violating the platforms' ban on the far-right extremist group.The Proud Boys organization was banned... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Zola, the online wedding planning and registry site, was hacked over the weekend, the company said in a statement Monday evening.“Over the weekend, our site & apps came under a cybersecurity attack known as credential stuffing," the statement read.Credential stuffing, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk's $44 billion bid to purchase Twitter struck an unexpected roadblock early Friday morning when he tweeted that he had put the deal "temporarily on hold," citing concern over the prevalence of bot and spam accounts on the platform.Nearly... Read More.