The European Union has introduced new, stricter rules governing how online platforms handle requests to remove hate speech and other offensive content.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans (62%) get news from social media at least occasionally, up from 49% in 2012.
A new study from Britain confirms that misogyny is rampant on social media.
This week, Nasdaq informed MassRoots, a social network for marijuana fans, that the company can't list on the exchange.
Social media is one of the main vectors for the spread of false beliefs about Zika - but on the plus side, it also allows public health authorities to dispel them via the same platforms.
Mothers of young children who spend more time on social media are more likely to report feelings of anxiety than peers who spend less time on social media on average.
The Chinese government, or its proxies, posted 488 million fake social media comments last year, the vast majority targeting its own citizens.
Nextdoor.com, which operates local, place-based social networks, is revamping its usage guidelines because of what some critics are calling racial profiling by its members.
Hey, want to guess where the world's biggest Earth Day celebration takes place? San Francisco? Berlin? Sydney? Not even close. Would you believe... Dallas?
Facebook will begin selling video ads on Web sites outside its network, including "in-stream" and "in-article" placements on media sites and apps.