YouTube stars witnessed another blockbuster year in 2016, both online and offline. Although the highest earner on Google's video service remains the same as 2015, elsewhere the list was packed with fresh faces.
The European Commission has told companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google to get better at dealing with hate speech and racist language on their websites or else it will enact new laws that force their hand.
A 20-year old Houston nursing student was sued by a law firm for posting negative reviews about them on social media. She won when the court ruled the suit was a SLAPP -- a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation.
Facebook has announced it is partnering with a coalition of local community groups to support affordable housing in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company will donate $20 million to a series of development projects as part of the alliance.
WeChat's censorship system follows its users around, even beyond the countries borders, claims a new study by the University of Toronto. Until now, it was believed that WeChat only censors users registered with China-based phone numbers.
Facebook may be busy trying to fix its fake news problem, but it isn’t in favor of someone else teaching it how to do its job. On Friday afternoon, the social network began blocking links to the website of a fake news detection plugin.
Facebook simply can’t get enough of Snapchat. A new report claims the social network is planning its own curated media content feature, tentatively titled "Collections," in the vein of Snapchat Discover.
Students waiting to find out if they've been accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay are receiving confirmation in the form of a Snapchat message. Will more colleges end up adopting the unorthodox route?