(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said he believes 13 is too young for children to be on social media platforms, despite some of the most popular platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, allowing users to be that age.Murthy told CNN on... Read More.
(NORWALK, Calif.) -- Seven years after Islamic State extremists murdered their daughter, the family of Nohemi Gonzalez, the only American killed in the 2015 Paris terror attacks, heads to the U.S. Supreme Court next month seeking to pin some responsibility for the tragedy on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Migrants from Latin and South America, who have traveled through dangerous conditions to make it to the U.S., have had a powerful new tool to tell their stories to the entire world in the last couple of years.TikTok videos, tweets, and other... Read More.
(SEATTLE) -- Seattle Public Schools, the largest school district in the state of Washington, filed a lawsuit Friday against multiple social media giants, in an effort to hold the companies "accountable for the harm they have wreaked on the social, emotional, and mental health... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study has identified a possible link between frequently checking social media and brain changes that are associated with having less control of impulsive behaviors among young adolescents.Using MRI brain scans, researchers at the University of North Carolina found that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A collection of images exclusively obtained by ABC News details what law enforcement says are the recruitment and transportation tactics used by human smugglers to help move migrants across the southwest border and through U.S. cities.The screen-captured images, provided by Homeland... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- "We're going to keep growing and making a lot of money," social media influencer Zack Morris said during a Dec. 11 recording on Twitter."I never dump on my followers...." he tweeted in February.Morris, whose real name is Edward Constantinescu, might not... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The latest social media trend to be sweeping people's feeds is sharing virtual avatars generated through the Lensa AI app.Lensa, which has been around since 2018, lets users upload 10 to 20 photos of their selfies or portraits, and then it... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As investigators continue to gather clues about Saturday night's shooting in a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub that has left 5 people dead and 25 people injured as of Monday afternoon, LGBTQ rights groups have said that there is an increased state... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. social media companies are prioritizing making a profit over taking down harmful rhetoric that leads to violent extremists perpetuating the ideology, according to a Senate Homeland Security Committee report released on Wednesday."Social media companies have failed to meaningfully address the growing... Read More.