(NEW YORK) -- Twitter Blue, the newly revamped subscription service that allows users to access verification if they pay a monthly fee of $8, appeared to be unavailable on the company's Apple iOS app for at least some users on Friday. A rise of... Read More.
(NOTE LANGUAGE) At Monday night's 74th Annual Emmy Awards, there was no actual celebrity slap, but some on social media say there was a backhanded one at Emmy winner Quinta Brunson -- and Jimmy Kimmel is to blame. Will Arnett and Kimmel were to announce... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Social media companies have deliberately manipulated the desires and fears of its users to drive their engagement metrics which has created an addiction, according to an author. In his new book, The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, leaving it up to individual states to decide whether to allow abortion procedures, has prompted abortion-rights advocates to urge women using period-trackers, and other digital apps that track reproductive health, to delete them. “If... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a Texas law that would ban social media companies from removing users and the content they post because of a particular viewpoint expressed. The court did not elaborate on the decision, which is temporary while legal challenges... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Cybercriminals could use altered Quick Response (QR) codes to steal personal and financial information of unsuspecting customers, the FBI warns. QR codes are all around us these days, and they're used for everything from restaurant orders to donations. During the pandemic, many restaurants... Read More.
(PARIS) -- What would you do if your ideal presidential candidate was only a few swipes away? That's the promise of the French app Elyze, which was created by students Grégoire Gazcarra, 22, and François Mari, 19, who will participate in their first presidential election... Read More.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Lawmakers on Wednesday grilled Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, in a wide-ranging hearing on the potential harms of social media use for young people. The senators pledged that the age of "self-regulation" for Big Tech is over and bipartisan legislation to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, will face lawmakers Wednesday for a hearing about the potential harms of social media use for young people. The Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security will convene the hearing at 2:30 p.m. ET... Read More.