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The conflict between Covington Catholic schoolboys, a Native American elder, and black nationalists shows us how viral outrage works... [Read More]
Houseparty is adding Ellen DeGeneres' mobile game Heads Up as part of an effort to build an ad-free social network... [Read More]
New data from Pew Research suggests that tens of millions of people do understand ad targeting — and they don't seem very happy about it... [Read More]
Slack has a new logo that trades its former hashtag for a pinwheel-inspired logo. The company plans to go public this year... [Read More]
Why Twitter started treating its official Twitter account as a way to start conversations rather than educate the user base... [Read More]
The European Commission and UK Home Office are threatening to impose new regulations over privacy and consumer protection issues... [Read More]
Instagram is testing a native resharing feature — sometimes called "regramming" — for its main feed... [Read More]
Facebook's election war room is designed to monitor misinformation and other attempts at election hacking, the company says... [Read More]
In a new report, Data and Society's Rebecca Lewis examines how extremist influencers exploit YouTube's viral mechanics... [Read More]
What danah boyd's Online News Association talk has to say about platforms — and the press — regarding media manipulation and digital martyrs... [Read More]
Ahead of the launch of a dedicated shopping app, Instagram added a shopping tab to the Explore page. You can now shop from Stories as... [Read More]
A Stanford/NYU study of fake news on Facebook and Twitter from 2016 to 2018 found that Facebook has been more successful at reducing the spread... [Read More]
Mark Zuckerberg's election-security report card suggests Facebook is in a Cold War. But it's actually more like Vietnam... [Read More]
What the leak of a video says about this moment at Alphabet... [Read More]
Breitbart published a leaked video from Google's first all-hands meeting after the 2016 US presidential election on Wednesday, in a move that could serve as... [Read More]
A conservative Facebook fact-checking partner labeled a liberal analysis "false." Is it fake, or is it just clickbait? [Read More]
Interviews with tech CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and others often reveal little about their subjects... [Read More]
Instagram Shopping is a new app in development at Facebook, sources tell The Verge. It's a major new step into e-commerce. The app — which... [Read More]
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey faced hard questions from Congress this week, but regulation is still a long ways away... [Read More]
New reports about Libya and the Philippines highlight a different kind of influence campaign... [Read More]