“On National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Day in the US, we’re announcing updates to our global bullying and harassment policies to better protect members of our community, particularly those who may be vulnerable to online abuse,” Facebook said in a news release.
These initiatives come after Facebook announced late last month that it was pausing work on its Instagram for Kids project.
Facebook and Instagram appear to be experiencing issues on Friday, just days after a global outage occurred.
Almost all Americans surveyed agree that misinformation is a problem. But few are very concerned that they themselves might be responsible
Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, will speak with members of the January 6 Select Committee to discuss the social media platform’s role in the events of the Capitol riot.
The global outage knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours.
A San Antonio man falsely claimed on social media that he had paid a person infected with COVID-19 to lick items at a grocery store, authorities said.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s platforms harm children and fuel division and that the company chooses “profits before people.”
Facebook and its apps Instagram and Whatsapp appeared to be experiencing issues on Monday that resulted in connection trouble and the inability to load newsfeeds for thousands of users around the world.
Facebook and its apps Instagram and WhatsApp were all down on Monday in an apparent widespread outage, according to the company.
Facebook's global head of Security Antigone Davis faced a grilling Thursday by the Senate Commerce Committee in a hearing on social media and its effects on the mental health of children.
YouTube is banning all anti-vaccine content on its platform, expanding beyond COVID-19 vaccines, and has also taken down several well-known channels as part of the policy.
Instagram is putting a hold on the development of an “Instagram Kids” app so it can address concerns about the vulnerability of younger users.
School districts across the country are seeing an influx of vandalism due to a viral TikTok challenge known as the “devious lick.”
Schools across the nation are expressing great concern after a new viral TikTok challenge shows students vandalizing school bathrooms and stealing items like soap, paper towel dispensers, even doors and toilets.
Facebook has conducted internal research on the impacts of its Instagram app on mental health, and found the app makes body image issues worse for teenage girls.
The social networking service introduced “Super Follows,” which will let users charge for extra, exclusive material not shown to their regular followers.
The Milk Crate Challenge is spreading fast across social media, but TikTok is taking steps to keep its users from spreading dangerous content.
This is the second time in two weeks that YouTube has removed one of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's videos for violating its rules on COVID misinformation.
Users who are members of faith-based Facebook groups will find an option allowing them to request prayers and other group members will be able to respond via the “I prayed” icon.