A recent report from the Center for Countering Digital Hate has found that social media companies are endangering Muslim communities by normalising abusive behavior online.
Facebook owner Meta Platforms is beginning to test tools for selling virtual assets and experiences within its virtual reality platform Horizon Worlds, a key part of its plan for creating a metaverse.
Global tech giant Meta bends its rules regarding violent speech on its platforms, allowing statements like "death to Russian invaders" in reaction to Moscow's assault on Ukraine.
Following the announcement by YouTube that it would block Russian news channels RT and Sputnik in Europe — the owner of Facebook and Instagram, Meta, imposes restriction on Russian media channels.
Wage-labourer Mammikka has become a model for a wedding suit brand, after pictures of him went viral online for his resemblance to actor Vinayakan.
The world’s largest fast food company uses more child-targeted ads on their Instagram accounts in lower-middle income countries, increasing their exposure to negative health outcomes.
Social media apps encourage perfectionism and damage human psychology, particularly affecting teenagers, and can even push them to the point of suicide.
Facebook owner Meta uncovers half a dozen private surveillance firms, mostly Israeli, saying all of them collectively targeted nearly 50,000 users across its platforms in more than 100 countries.
Adam Mosseri testifies at the US Senate subcommittee hearing about protecting children online, as the Meta-owned app faces scrutiny over potential harm for young users.
‘7or’ aims to hold social media companies accountable by allowing users to report instances when they believe their posts are wrongly taken down.
A proposed new law will put Australia among the most stringent countries in terms of age controls for social media that will impact platforms such a Reddit and Facebook.
The six-hour disruption at Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp made things difficult for millions, proving how big a role the social media giant plays in our lives.
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