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Judge Signals Elon Musk May Lose Lawsuit Against Non-profit

Elon Musk's high profile lawsuit against a hate speech non-profit may be in trouble, after judge sounds sceptical note over…

22 hours ago

President Biden To Plug US Data Transfers To China, Russia Etc

US President issues executive order to protect Americans’ sensitive personal data from being transferred to hostile nation states

3 days ago

Meta Forms Team To Protect EU Elections From AI Risks

Facebook parent Meta forms dedicated team to protect upcoming EU Parliament elections in June from generative AI fraud

5 days ago

Reddit Users React With Dismay To IPO Plans

Reddit users, moderators express scepticism about IPO plans for company as it licenses content to Google for AI training

5 days ago

Google Says Gmail ‘Here To Stay’ After Hoax Goes Viral

Google says Gmail 'here to stay' after fake email message viewed millions of times on social media

5 days ago

X Briefly Suspends Account Of Alexei Navalny’s Widow

Yulia Navalnaya had her account on Elon Musk's X briefly suspended, as she pleads with Kremlin to release husband's body

1 week ago

EU Opens Probe Into TikTok Over Potential DSA Breaches

European Commission opens formal probe into TikTok over protection of minors, ad repository, access to research data

2 weeks ago

X ‘Takes Payments’ From Sanctioned Groups

Under Elon Musk X, formerly Twitter, has granted paid blue checkmarks to groups under US and UK sanctions, says watchdog

2 weeks ago

Twitter Ghana Staff Finally Paid, More Than A Year After Layoffs

X, formerly Twitter, reaches settlement with Ghana-based staff more than a year after they were sacked in November 2022

2 weeks ago

New York City Sues Social Media Firms Over Youth Mental Health

Cash grab or genuine? Social media firms face lawsuit from New York over a mental health crisis among young people

2 weeks ago

Biden Administration Joins TikTok, Despite Security Concerns

Biden’s presidential election campaign targets gen Z and officially joins TikTok, despite national security concerns

3 weeks ago

Russian Court Orders Arrest Of Meta Spokesman

Empty threat? Court in Moscow orders arrest in absentia of Meta spokesman Andy Stone, over terrorism-related charges

3 weeks ago

Elon Musk Ordered To Testify In SEC Twitter Takeover Probe

SEC doubles down and orders Elon Musk to testify again, for investigation of his $44 billion Twitter purchase

3 weeks ago

Meta Removes Facebook, Instagram Accounts Of Iran’s Supreme Leader

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has his Facebook and Instagram accounts permanently removed by Meta

3 weeks ago

Elon Musk Continues Disney Feud, Funds Mandalorian Lawsuit

Lawsuit by Gina Carano against Disney over her firing from 'The Mandalorian', is supported with funding from Elon Musk's X

3 weeks ago

Google To Pay $350m To Settle Google Plus Privacy Lawsuit

Google settles shareholder lawsuit over its 2018 decision not to reveal data breach with its now defunct Google+ social network

3 weeks ago

Taylor Swift Threatens To Sue Student Who Clashed With Elon Musk

Florida student Jack Sweeney threatened with legal action by Taylor Swift, over location tracking of her private jet

3 weeks ago

Twitter Spin-off Bluesky Opens Itself To General Public

Twitter's natural heir Bluesky finally opens its doors to the general public, after ending invite-only phase

3 weeks ago

Spotify Sees Record Subscriber Growth For 2023

Spotify announces record subscriber growth for 2023 and sees 'improving growth and profitability' after axing thousands of staff

4 weeks ago

Meta To Begin Labelling Other Companies’ AI Images

Meta to begin labelling AI-generated images from other companies on Facebook, Instagram, Threads amidst fears over misinformation and deception

4 weeks ago

Facebook Manipulated Media Policy ‘Incoherent’, Board Finds

Facebook Oversight Board finds policy on manipulated media 'incoherent' amidst concern over election misinformation

4 weeks ago

Meta Pleases As ‘Year Of Efficiency’ Pays Off With FY23 Results

Mark Zuckerberg and his “year of efficiency” pledge made in Feb 2023, has been viewed as successful by investors

4 weeks ago

Mark Zuckerberg Apologises To Parents At Senate Hearing

CEOs of Meta, TikTok, X and other platforms appear before Senate Judiciary Committee to discuss online protections for children

4 weeks ago

X Blocks Taylor Swift Searches After Spread Of Fake AI Images

Rapid spread of fake AI-generated images of Taylor Swift raise questions over X's reduced content-moderation capabilities

1 month ago

Meta To Reduce Unwanted Messages To Teens On Facebook, Instagram

Protecting teens. Social media giant Meta to impose stricter message settings for teenagers on Facebook and Instagram

1 month ago

YouTuber MrBeast Makes $250,000 From Video On X

Top YouTube creator makes more than $250,000 in closely watched test of X's new ad revenue-sharing programme

1 month ago

Sheryl Sandberg To Step Down From Meta’s Board

Former operating chief Sheryl Sandberg is to step from board of directors at Meta Platforms, after quitting COO role in…

1 month ago

Twitter Appeal Against Search Warrant For Trump’s DMs Denied

Federal Appeals court denies challenge by Elon Musk's X (formerly Twitter) to search warrant for Donald Trump's DMs

1 month ago

Meta To Hide Eating Disorder, Suicide Posts From Teenagers

Posts about suicide and eating disorders will be hidden from the Instagram and Facebook feeds of teenagers

2 months ago

SEC Investigates After Fake Post On X/Twitter Account

US securities regulator confirms unknown individual accessed its X social media account to post false message about ETFs

2 months ago