A new study from the Pew Research Center shows that an increasing number of adult Americans is getting its current-events news from either Twitter or Facebook – affirming a trend that began in the last couple of years.
Facegloria is Brazil’s G-rated version of Facebook, and it already has 100,000 users. The site has strict rules against swearing, nudity, and more. But its immediate popularity has also caught Facebook's attention, in a cease-and-desist letter.
Every day, Facebook members are blindly “unfriended.” While Facebook doesn’t provide a feature to notify its users every time they are removed from someone’s friend’s list, Facebook just shut down a new app called Who Deleted Me that planned to fill…
Twitter bowed to pressure from a U.K. epilepsy charity recently after it was accused of posting "massively dangerous" ads that had the potential to cause seizures. The flashing, looping Vine ads were removed by the social media company after about 18 hours.
How much bare skin can one show before it violates Instagram's strict "no nudity" policy? Justin Bieber was able to get away with a full backside photo, so why didn't the social network enforce its rules?
Bangalore's police force wants to embrace Periscope by initially live-broadcasting its press conferences. Ultimately, however, it wants citizens to use the app to record crimes, with one goal to seemingly cut down response times.
Twitter's acquisition of artificial intelligence company Madbits is recognizing and flagging pornography to make your Twitter feed safer for work, and the implications for artificial intelligence are boudnless.
July 9's Live Story feature on Twitter covered the West Bank, offering the world a rare glimpse into part of the world that is too often wracked with violence and covered only by camera crews of media outlets with their own stories to tell.