TikTok has said the restrictions, amid rising U.S.-China tensions under the Trump administration, “were not motivated by a genuine national security concern, but rather by political considerations relating to the upcoming general election.”
Shaming people who get sick or don’t follow the rules in a public health crisis has been a thing since well before coronavirus, researchers say.
In the U.S, the accounts posted material both in support of and against Joe Biden and President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump says he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart to become a U.S. company.
Lawmakers are increasingly turning to a new ally in their efforts to track foreign election interference.
The U.S. Commerce Department said it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday.
Celebs are taking part in a 24-hour Instagram “freeze” to protest against the failure of Facebook to stop hateful content and curb election misinformation.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a tense clash with Axios editor-in-chief Mike Allen over the suggestion that Facebook is a "right-wing echo chamber."
The new rule includes attempts at undermining people's faith in the process itself, such as false claims about election rigging or ballot tampering, or about the outcome of the election.
TikTok employee Patrick Ryan is asking a federal judge to block President Trump's executive order potentially banning the app's U.S. operations.
The deadly challenge coaxes participants to take several doses of the over-the-counter antihistamine drug diphenhydramine (Benadryl) to the point that the person trips out or hallucinates.
Facebook announced a new research partnership to study the role its social media platforms have on society during elections.
With just two months left until the U.S. presidential election, Facebook says it is taking additional steps to encourage voting, minimize misinformation and reduce the likelihood of post-election “civil unrest.”
The Australian measure would require Facebook to compensate media organizations for its use of their stories.
The world's largest retailer made a joint bid with tech giant Microsoft to buy TikTok's U.S. business, according to a person close to the deal who isn't authorized to discuss the terms publicly.
TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigned Thursday amid U.S. pressure for its Chinese owner to sell the popular video app, which the White House says is a security risk.
A new breed of citizen journalism, social media streams offer a real-time look at protests and, sometimes, crimes and chaos.
Twitter users must click past a message from Twitter to see the president's tweet.
The platform had temporarily banned ads and listings for hand sanitizer and wipes to help protect against inflated prices and hoarding amid the pandemic.
On Aug. 14, President Donald Trump gave ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese parent company, 90 days to sell its U.S. assets.