• Twitter To Delete Tweets Deemed To 'Dehumanize' Religious Groups
    Twitter has expanded its rules against 'hateful conduct' to include language that demeans others on the basis of religion.
  • Adidas Twitter Campaign Backfires; Platform Seized By Anti-Semites, Racists
    The campaign -- intended to promote soccer apparel in the U.K. -- was too easily turned into a platform to spread hate.
  • Facebook Hangs Tough, For Now
    The tech titan posted a 9% year-over-year increase in users in the fourth quarter of 2018, along with a 30% increase in revenue.
  • Facebook To Debut Cryptocurrency Libra, Usable Via App
    The blockchain technology, which will keep financial and social data separate through a new subsidiary dubbed Calibra, should be available in first-half 2020.
  • Activist Campaigns Have Unforeseen Negative Impact On Teens
    USC researchers found viewing viral videos of police shootings and detained immigrants are associated with depressive and PTSD symptoms in adolescents of color.
  • How Harsh Must Industry Regulations Be?
    New research suggests that Europe's data protection and privacy initiative may not have gone far enough, as we learn more about the impact of regulatory efforts around the world.
  • Facebook Engagement Dips, Forecast To Drop More
    By 2020, eMarketer expects the average daily time users spend on Facebook to drop to 37 minutes. Engagement on Snapchat has essentially plateaued.
  • ByteDance Challenges Social Media Titans
    Known to the world as musical.ly until it was acquired and modified by ByteDance, TikTok racked up 33 million new installs during the first quarter of the year.
  • WhatsApp Repairs Serious Security Breach, Culprit May Be Foreign Governments
    The vulnerability apparently allowed bad actors to install high-end spyware on the phones of WhatsApp users. The spyware is popular among government spy agencies.
  • Instagram Is Now Target Of Fake News, Abuse
    Parent company Facebook is now rushing to preserve the integrity of Instagram's content.
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