Instagram confirms that a bug is causing follower...
Instagram confirmed today that an issue has been causing some accounts’ follower numbers to change. Users began...
Manipulating an Indian politician’s tweets is...
Here’s a concerning story from India, where the upcoming election is putting the use of social media in the...
2018 really was more of a dumpster fire for...
Around 37 percent of Americans were subjected to severe hate and harassment online in 2018, according to a new study by...
No, your tweets aren’t awful. Twitter’s Likes...
If you have been experiencing issues with the Like or Retweet count on Twitter and are desperately seeking validation,...
Facebook urged to offer an API for political ad...
Facebook has been called upon to provide good faith researchers with an API to enable them to study how political ads...
Dating apps face questions over age checks after...
The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an...
Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for...
The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’...
Instagram and Facebook will start censoring...
In light of a recent tragedy, Instagram is updating the way it handles pictures depicting self-harm. Instagram and...
Tech platforms called to support public interest...
The tech industry has been called on to share data with public sector researchers so the mental health and psychosocial...
Africa Roundup: Zimbabwe’s net blackout,...
Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More...
Fabula AI is using social spread to spot ‘fake...
UK startup Fabula AI reckons it’s devised a way for artificial intelligence to help user generated content...
Facebook’s head of comms hits the road after 8...
Facebook head of communications Caryn Marooney is leaving for greener pastures, she announced today, on Facebook of...
Instagram’s Adam Mosseri to meet UK health...
The still fresh-in-post boss of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, has been asked to meet the UK’s health secretary, Matt...
Online platforms still not clear enough about...
In its latest monitoring report of a voluntary Code of Conduct on illegal hate speech, which platforms including...
Facebook warned over privacy risks of merging...
Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has asked the company for an “urgent briefing”...
Facebook removes hundreds of accounts linked to...
Facebook said today it has removed hundreds of Facebook and Instagram counts with links to an organization that peddled...
Digital influencers and the dollars that follow...
Sunny Dhillon Contributor Sunny Dhillon is a partner at Signia Venture Partners. More posts by this contributor...
Leaked TikTok ad deck suggests it has 17M+ MAUs...
An advertising pitch deck used by fast-growing short form video sharing app TikTok has leaked, providing a...
Facebook, Google and Twitter told to do more to...
A first batch of monthly progress reports from tech giants and advertising companies on what they’re doing to...
The facts about Facebook
This is a critical reading of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s article in the WSJ on Thursday, also...