KEY WEST, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 9, 2017) (LOGAN BULLINS VIA INSTAGRAM) – Social media video posted on Instagram showed the early storm surge in Florida’s Key West as Hurricane Irma headed towards Florida on Saturday (September 9). Continue reading
Facebook says that is has uncovered a Russian-funded campaign to spread divisive social and political messages over its network. Continue reading
A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Facebook that accuses it of tracking users’ browsing activities even after they’ve logged out of their Facebook accounts. According to the judge, plaintiffs could have kept their online activity private but chose not to. Continue reading
(SNAP) – Snap Inc shares plunged on Wednesday (May 10) after the owner of Snapchat reported slowing user growth and revenue in its first earnings report as a public company, missing some Wall Street estimates as it competes with copycat messaging apps. Continue reading
Police in Thailand say they will discuss how to expedite taking down “inappropriate online content” after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook. Samantha Vadas reports. Continue reading
Cleveland police are on the lookout for a suspect who they say broadcast video of himself on Facebook while killing a person and claiming that he had murdered others.
A German court holds its first hearing in the case of a Syrian refugee who is suing Facebook after the social networking site declined to remove posts linking him to crimes and militant attacks.
Messaging app Snapchat says it will make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence in Britain’s tech standing as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading
A group of white execs with Harvard ties makes editorial judgment calls on controversial topics at Facebook. Zach Goelman reports.
Facebook launches a pilot test of “Reactions”, which will allow users to express a range of emotions, instead of just “Like”.