Security blog KrebsOnSecurity says some 600 million Facebook users may have had their passwords stored in plain text.
Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life.
Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices after a ruling that it abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their knowledge or consent.
The social network became the most downloaded on Apple's App Store in the first half of this year according to market analysis firm Sensor Tower, beating out titans like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
Though the countrywide demonstrations entered its sixth day on Monday, the army pledged to stand by President Omar Bashir.
Using social networking sites like Twitter Sudanese youth are voicing their anger and frustrations against president Omar al-Bashir, who has been criticised for mismanaging the country's economy.
James Alex Fields Jr. killed a woman when he drove into a group of counterprotesters marching in protest to a nationalist rally in August 2017.
Hundreds of people have lost their homes in wildfires that destroyed parts of the California seaside town of Malibu. Miley Cyrus and Neil Young are among them.
Ian David Long is believed to have stopped shooting in the middle of his massacre that killed 12 people in a bar in California on Wednesday night to post on Instagram.
Russia's Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC lightweight champion who defeated Conor McGregor of Ireland last week, makes his first public statement after the controversial fight.
Instagram will use the technology to scan photos as it introduces a new filter allowing users to detect and hide bullying remarks on live videos. The network will also let people report bullying or harassment on behalf of friends.
It is Ai’s second studio to be torn down by Chinese authorities after one was demolished in Shanghai in 2011 without warning.
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