Facebook joins Twitter and LinkedIn this week to secure the accounts of Afghan citizens to protect them against being targeted amid the Taliban’s swift takeover of the country.
Social media rewards performance over actual politics, and hinders productive and nuanced policy discourse.
The singer's remarks, in a lengthy Instagram post, were the latest in a series of emotional public comments about the conservatorship that controls her personal and financial affairs and which she has begged to be brought to an end.
Political trolling is a more effective online tool which generates comments, likes and shares, leaving positive comments trailing.
Social media influencers in France say an advertising agency offered to pay them if they agreed to smear Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine with fake stories.
TRT World interviewed several activists, including a former Facebook employee and multiple activists who described how the tech giants are choking off Palestine related content.
Nonprofit rights group, 7amleh, says they received over 200 complaints about deleted posts and suspended accounts related to Sheikh Jarrah evictions but the social media firms say suspensions an “error by our automated systems”.
One of the many negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on our health is an alarming uptick in reported eating disorders, especially among children and teenagers. Warning: this article may include triggers.
The feature, which is only applicable to direct message requests and not the inbox itself, will roll out in some countries in the coming weeks.
Instagram is exploring the launch of a version of the image-centric social network for children under 13, with parental controls.
Once a means of individual self-expression, meme creation is becoming increasingly monetized.
Deepfakes use machine learning to fabricate events that never happened. While amusing and creative, there are pressing concerns about the social and political implications of this rapidly evolving technology.
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