DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Gaza war raged and tensions surged across the Middle East last May, Instagram briefly banned the hashtag #AlAqsa, a reference to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City, a flash point in the conflict.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast.
An examination of internal Facebook documents shows a conflicted company where data on the harms it causes is abundant, but solutions are halting at best.
Internal Facebook documents paint a picture of a company that was fundamentally unprepared for how the Stop the Steal movement used its platform to organize.
Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name focused on the metaverse, the Verge reported on Tuesday.
A report in the Wall Street Journal says Facebook and Instagram officials knew of the negative impact Instagram was having on the mental healt…
Commentary: People who have a regular third place expand their circle of friends, laugh more often, are more engaged in their community, are happier and live longer.
The family of a slain journalist is asking the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Facebook for failing to remove online footage of her shooting death.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app Instagram, and “nudging" teens if they are repeatedly looking at the same content that's not conducive to their well-being.
Ex-Facebook employee Frances Haugen's congressional testimony cast a vital spotlight on an industry that has become one of society’s most powerful forces: The era of the Big Tech whistleblower has arrived.
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The world experienced a forced break from Facebook's social networking tools on Monday, and many people felt liberated from their devices. Experts say we should liberate ourselves and do it more often.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all Americans agree that the rampant spread of misinformation is a problem.
Facebook donated $250,000 this week to a group building a memorial in Papillion that will honor Nebraskans who served, and died, in the Vietnam War.
The global outage that knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours was "caused not by malicious activity, but an error of our own making," the company said.
When Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp all went dark Monday, it was a stark reminder of the power and reach of Facebook.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen told lawmakers on Tuesday: "Kids who are bullied on Instagram, the bullying follows them home."
Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms were down in parts of the world on Monday.
Before all the bro-on-the-run, complicated-relationship, and my-parents-are-cringe comedies that fill our streaming services, Mel Brooks took …