Attorneys general from 48 US states along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are investigating whether Google's huge online search and advertising business is engaging in monopolistic behavior.
Is this just another doomed attempt to cover up the flaws of Facebook’s algorithms?
The message board was effectively knocked offline after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, whose perpetrator posted his manifesto on the site.
Republican Missouri Senator Josh Hawley proposed the Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act on Tuesday, aiming at curbing social media usage and to ‘encourage true innovation by tech companies’.
Regulation of multinational digital platforms aimed at ensuring fair deals for other media businesses and more control for individuals over how their data is used.
US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Facebook said in a statement it was introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site.
The recent attack on a California synagogue demonstrates a symbiotic relationship between violence and media.
Facebook has been hit by a number of privacy-related issues recently, including a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to its employees.
A new law in Russia can pave the way for the government to have greater control over what Russians can access on the internet.
Internet companies could face big fines, with bosses also held personally accountable, under rules to be policed by an independent regulator.
“By updating the rules for the Internet, we can preserve what’s best about it - the freedom for people to express themselves and for entrepreneurs to build new things - while also protecting society from broader harms,” Zuckerberg wrote.
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