By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In April, a month after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) reported that, for the first time, half of the... Read More.
By CATHERINE SANZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Social media posts containing vaccine misinformation not only have increased since the pandemic began, they're more likely to coexist alongside less extreme content, effectively normalizing them and possibly delaying wider acceptance of a... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the country and hospitals become full, nurses and doctors are taking to social media to beg the public to take COVID-19 seriously and... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The popularity of a social media platform hinges in large part on a robust exchange of views. But what happens when it turns into an echo chamber where most people there share the... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A Georgia judge heard arguments Thursday on whether to release two men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man shot while jogging in February.Arbery, 25, was killed in Brunswick, Georgia,... Read More.
By DANIELLE GENET and ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Megan Rapinoe is known for leading the U.S. Women’s National soccer team to victory at the 2015 and 2019 Women’s World Cup, but off the field, she’s become an... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- The city of Philadelphia is on high alert Thursday after authorities discovered a van filled with explosives and other suspicious cargo -- including propane tanks, torches and possibly sticks of dynamite -- on... Read More.
BY: CATHERINE SANZ and CATHERINE THORBECKE(WASHINGTON) -- In the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, some of the most popular social media platforms have introduced new measures to curb misinformation, increase transparency and try to bolster the integrity of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lovie Simone is one of the stars featured in the new Netflix anthology series Social Distance, which takes a closer look at people navigating in the new world of COVID-19. In the series, Simone plays the girlfriend of Asante Blackk's character, a man... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Duchess Meghan, who was active on social media before marrying Prince Harry, said she has been offline for "a very long time" and worries about the addictive nature of social media."For... Read More.