Angela Merkel is as good as her word: the German chancellor is backing a new law that would ban fake news stories distributed via social media, according to German newspapers.
The pushback against law enforcement monitoring of social media continued this week with an open letter from civil rights groups and privacy to the city government of Boston.
The network went live in November to help heart failure patients share stories, talk about ways to manage their condition, and draw emotional support from other patients.
Twitter has blocked access to another social media analytics company due to concerns over the information being used for police surveillance of protesters.
Psychological pressure associated with social media is contributing to an increase in self-harming behavior among teenagers, according to a new report.
NFL teams can now post up to sixteen videos on game days, and the league has entered into a test partnership with Giphy.
The feud between president-elect Donald Trump and Fox News journalist Megyn Kelly was a fixture of the 2016 presidential election, and social media played a role in the conflict.
Tyler Parkervest was arrested four times and hit with a huge bail payment after his ex-girlfriend used Facebook to make it look like he was stalking her.
Global spending on social media advertising will overtake newspapers within the next four years, according to the latest media expenditure forecast from ZenithOptimedia.
Jeremy Clarkson, car nut and former host of the British hit car show "Top Gear," is launching a new automotive enthusiast social network, called Drivetribe.