10 years ago, everybody was on MySpace. 10 years from now, the Twitters and Facebooks and YouTubes of today will be dinosaurs, abandoned by users sick of censorship and centralized control. Thankfully, the alternatives to these social media dinosaurs
As a baby boomer, I didn't grow up with Facebook and other social networking sites. While I do use them mainly to keep up with younger members of my family I'm keenly aware of their potential to invade privacy.
Facebook's notorious censorship -- which has included takedowns of iconic images like the Vietnam War's 'Napalm Girl' to the arrest of Rosa Parks to a photograph of a classical statue of Venus -- reached a whole other level of absurd recent
WikiLeaks wants to start building a list of verified Twitter users that would include highly sensitive and personal information about their families, their finances and their housing situations.
A video of a pop song that highlights the oppression of women in Saudi Arabia has amassed millions of views on social media.
When President Obama expelled Russian diplomats over the hysterical and unproven accusation of "hacking the election" on December 29, Russian President Vladimir Putin refused to be drawn into a petty squabble, saying he would delay any response u
Over the past two decades, the internet has rewired civil society in unprecedented ways, propelling collective action to a radically new level of citizen autonomy. Democracy is now not only infrequently exercised at the ballot box, but is lived and e
How do we ensure that technology works for society?
A virile, muscled statue of the sea god Neptune has fallen foul of Facebook's prudish policies on nudity after an Italian art historian was told to remove it from her web page.
Once in the White House, President Donald Trump won't cut back his tweeting, said incoming Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
For Policy Announcements...Having drawn the ire of the mainstream press for his extensive use of Twitter in announcing major developments and policy shifts, President-elect Donald Trump will not end the "onslaught" of posts on Twitter that fed his u
This student makes an excellent case against inflating university costs and flatlining incomes.
The end of the year is approaching, and data concerning government abuses of power has begun pouring in.
Donald Trump will continue to tweet as president, according to incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who predicted that Trump's engagement with supporters via social media will be "a really exciting part of the job."
Continuing in the tradition of sacrificing everyone's privacy to pursue a 'war' on the tactic of terrorism, the U.S. government has begun requesting social media identities from foreign travelers.
Bill would let court issue warrants for removal of content Cabinet to discuss tougher measures amid free-speech concerns
The @RudolphGiuliani Twitter account (not affiliated with the former New York City mayor) was suspended after sending messages about the #Pizzagate conspiracy theory.
Facebook, Google and Twitter are being sued by the families of three victims slain in the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub for allegedly providing "material support" to the Islamic State.
Germany -- Germany now says if Facebook refuses to deal with "fake news" in a timely manner, it will fine the social media platform €500,000 (around $525,000) for each false or hate speech item it fails to remove within 24 hours.
With major media outlets having launched their campaign against fake news, which can be seen in in action in the screengrab below in which ABC News is disputing a news item...
On Thursday, the social media giant announced that it will use the opinions of the Bill Gates and George Soros-funded Poynter Institute to flag and bury "fake news" stories.
In response to recent concerns about "fake news" and opinion-swaying hoaxes, Facebook has unveiled new measures to address the issue.
This morning, our DCG published this post, "Facebook is going to use Snopes and other fact-checkers to combat and bury 'fake news'".
Fool me once...
The organization partnered with Facebook to help determine whether a certain story is "disputed" is financed by billionaire George Soros and a slew of other left-wing funders.
Facebook is going to start fact-checking, labeling, and burying fake news and hoaxes in its News Feed, the company said Thursday.
Print media in the United States is now largely a failed business model that has been in secular decline for years.
According to the latest news, Facebook began testing new tools to carry out its "censorship plan" with the convenient name of "tackling fake news"
Despite Washington Post admitting its "fake news" exposé was based on shoddy research
Lists it in the same context as jihadist propaganda