Called Lantern, the initiative allows companies in the coalition to share information about potential child sexual exploitation, which will increase their prevention and detection capabilities, speed up the identification of threats, build situational awareness of new predatory tactics, and strengthen reporting to authorities of criminal offenses...
Large numbers of Gen Z and millennial TikTok users are frequently mining the platform for career advice, according to the results of a survey of 1,000 full-time workers from ages 21 to 40 released Tuesday by ResumeBuilder.com. These findings underscore social media's role in influencing professional...
In a drastic rebranding move, Elon Musk scrapped the perky blue bird that symbolized Twitter for more than a decade and replaced it with an enigmatic X.
In just five days, the latest Twitter alternative, Meta's Threads, has garnered 100 million users, shattering a record formerly held by the wildly popular generative AI app ChatGPT.
Let's explore the battle to come between Twitter and Threads and why it could be catastrophic for Twitter. We'll close with my Product of the Week: the new m18 gaming laptop from Alienware, an amazingly powerful notebook with an awesome 18-inch screen.
Social media fueled the bank run on the Silicon Valley Bank, a run that sent shock waves throughout the U.S. banking industry, according to a 53-page report released last week by a group of university professors.
The issue of cyberbullying has gained significant attention in recent years due to the widespread use of the internet and social media platforms. Fortunately, software tools are now available to help combat cyberbullying, and one of the most popular is Bark.
Digital Forensics Corporation is waging war to protect and educate the public about a rapidly growing trend in cybercrime dubbed sextortion, where online predators target teens and young adults with threats to expose sensitive personal photos.
The law aims to protect Americans by blocking and prohibiting all transactions from any social media company in, or under the influence of, China, Russia, and several other foreign countries of concern.
In a survey of consumers, the Identity Theft Resource Center found that 85% had their Instagram accounts compromised, while 25% had their Facebook account hijacked.
Fake social media accounts are usually associated with bot networks, but new research shows that many social media users are creating their own fake accounts for a variety of reasons.
Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, is asking its Oversight Board for an advisory opinion on whether measures taken to squash dangerous Covid-19 misinformation should continue or be modified.
Amazon alleges that the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups have attempted to orchestrate the placement of bogus reviews on Amazon in exchange for money or free products.
Online videos have cemented their place at the top of young people’s media hierarchies. However, video gaming did not increase dramatically during the pandemic. The top activities remain the same — online videos, gaming, and social media.
Facebook, Twitter and Google have made moves to prevent their platforms from being weaponized by purveyors of misinformation about the crisis in Ukraine. At the same time, Elon Musk has activated his Starlink satellite internet service over the country and has begun sending the hardware citizens wil...