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Meta Says UK Bill Risks Messages Being Surveilled And Censored

Meta Platforms Inc. said UK online safety legislation “risks people’s private messages being constantly surveilled and censored” unless it’s changed, adding to a long list of complaints recently lodge..


Meta Settles Claims That Ads Violated U.S. Fair Housing Laws

Meta Platforms Inc. will change its ad delivery system to address concerns that it violates the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against users, as part of a settlement with a federal regulator.



Elon Musk Says Bots Are a Problem for Twitter Deal, Not China

Elon Musk cautioned there are a number of issues to iron out before he can complete his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc., including getting an accurate measure of bots on the social media platform..


Elon Musk Addresses Twitter Staff For First Time Since Bid to Buy Platform

Elon Musk discussed his stance on what types of content should be allowed on Twitter Inc.’s social network, saying that people should be allowed to say “pretty outrageous things” but that the platform..


Sheryl Sandberg Is Stepping Down as Meta’s COO After 14 Years

Meta Platforms Inc.’s Sheryl Sandberg, who became one of the most recognized figures in global business after helping Facebook transform from a startup into a multibillion-dollar advertising powerhous..


The Supreme Court Has Blocked a Texas Law on Social Media Censorship

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court has blocked a Texas law, championed by conservatives, that aimed to keep social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter from censoring users based on their viewp..


Shooter Warning Signs Get Lost In Sea Of Social Media Posts

WASHINGTON — The warning signs were there for anyone to stumble upon, days before the 18-year-old gunman entered a Texas elementary school and slaughtered 19 children and two teachers.

There was the ..


For Teens, Saving Each Other From Social Media Is a Team Effort

When Lena Kalandjian was 13 years old, she remembers struggling to recreate makeup looks she’d see in beauty tutorials on YouTube and Instagram. No matter how much money she spent on expensive product..


Florida Law Regulating Social Media Content Moderation Violates 1st Amendment, Appeals Court Says

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Florida law intended to punish social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, ..


Elon Musk Says Twitter Must Prove Bot Claims for $44B Deal to Proceed

Elon Musk declared he won’t proceed with his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc. unless the social media giant can prove bots make up fewer than 5% of its users, casting yet more uncertainty over the..