The @POTUS Twitter account will automatically be given to President-elect Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, according to Twitter.
YouTube restored services after a brief outage on Wednesday.
By next year, debt collectors will be allowed to contact debtors via text messages, email and even through private social media messaging.
With next week’s election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are being scolded by Republicans at a Senate hearing for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies’ social media platforms.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (CISA) and Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) are teaming up to help veterans combat the spread of misinformation ahead of the 2020 election.
Twitter announced a new “pre-bunk” feature which will present users with a series of prompts and reliable sources to combat misinformation ahead of the presidential election.
Academics, journalists and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand that they halt the collection of data on political ads-targeting the site.
Calls for Twitter and Facebook to temporarily halt their respective trending features in the U.S. ahead of the 2020 presidential election are gaining steam with just two weeks until Election Day.
Twitter on Tuesday put into effect a change in its "retweet" process to help prevent abuse and the spread of misinformation.
Facebook is facing its toughest challenge yet: an election complicated by a pandemic, a deeply divided nation lured by conspiracy theories and alternate versions of reality.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said it was “wrong” to block URLs to an unverified New York Post story about Joe Biden’s son.
Twitter is imposing tough new rules that restrict candidates from declaring premature victory and tighten its measures against spreading misinformation, calling for political violence and spreading thoughtless commentary in the days leading up to and following the Nov. 3 U.S. election.
Some survivors of COVID-19 and people who have lost loved ones to the pandemic are angry over President Donald Trump's advice not to fear the disease.
Democratic lawmakers are calling for Congress to rein in Big Tech, possibly forcing Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to sever their dominant platforms from their other lines of business and imposing new uniformity on the terms they offer users.
Gay men took over the “Proud Boys” hashtag after the president’s “stand back, stand by” comment during the first presidential debate sparked praise from the hate group.
The CEOs of technology giants Facebook, Google and Twitter are expected to testify for an Oct. 28 Senate hearing on tech companies’ control over hate speech and misinformation on their platforms.
Facebook announced Wednesday it is banning ads that “praise, support or represent” QAnon and any militarized social movements on the platform.
Lawyers for TikTok have pleaded with a U.S. judge to delay the Trump Administration’s ban of the video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of Sunday.
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.
The U.S. Commerce Department said it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday.