(NEW YORK) -- Former President Donald Trump will remain banned on Facebook for now, the Facebook Oversight Board announced Wednesday, adding that Facebook must review the matter in the next six months to determine a defined penalty. Facebook announced on Jan. 7 that Trump was... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Apple has rolled out its long-awaited privacy update that requires apps to obtain a user's permission before tracking their data, a significant change that has drawn ire from Facebook. The App Tracking Transparency feature was included in iOS 14.5, the latest software... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers are set to grill the chief executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday over their companies' role in the proliferation of disinformation and misinformation online.The deadly riot on Jan. 6... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook announced Monday new plans to aid with the problem-plagued COVID-19 vaccine rollout and help combat vaccine misinformation online."Today we're launching a global campaign to help bring 50 million people a... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nearly two dozen lawmakers sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, demanding answers about Facebook's advertising practices surrounding targeted ads for military equipment in the wake of the riot at the U.S. Capitol building... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Facebook announced Monday it will be taking stricter measures to crack down on misinformation about vaccines and said it will be doing more to help users find resources on getting their shot.Kang-Xing Jin,... Read More.
By KARSON YIU, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- Days after Myanmar’s army ousted her in a brazen textbook coup, the police charged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in violation of an obscure import-export law that could send the 75-year-old Nobel laureate to... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- When Russ Schwartz and Katherine Quirk saw that COVID-19 vaccine appointments were going to be distributed online, they immediately thought of their own parents and the senior citizen residents of the South Florida... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Apple said that a major privacy update -- one that has already courted controversy ahead of its release -- will now be rolled out in the "early spring."The update will "require... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook said Thursday it was referring the decision to indefinitely suspend Donald Trump's account to its newly-formed oversight board to make the final call on what will happen to the former president's accounts.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- After a mob of pro-Trump supporters violently stormed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., during a joint session of Congress, Facebook took the unprecedented step of indefinitely blocking the president's account.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One Pennsylvania woman has found a way to pay it forward for out-of-work restaurant workers in her community by connecting strangers to servers in need.Erin Matuch told ABC News' Good Morning America she... Read More.