Facebook takes down false claims of extremists starting Oregon wildfires

Facebook has once again found itself stamping out false information that could foster violence, if not on a topic where it’s normally an issue.

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Twitter bans far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers

Twitter has banned the accounts of far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers and its founder, Stewart Rhodes. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the

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Facebook blocks terminally ill French man from livestreaming his death

Facebook is dealing with a test of its policies barring live streams involving suicide and self-harm. The social media giant told the AFP (via

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Facebook blocks terminally ill French man from livestreaming his death

Facebook is dealing with a test of its policies barring live streams involving suicide and self-harm. The social media giant told the AFP (via

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Twitter says Chadwick Boseman’s final post is the most liked tweet ever

Twitter has a new record for the most liked tweet, but it’s a bittersweet moment. The social network has confirmed (via Deadline) that the

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TikTok will sue the US over threatened ban

TikTok’s paths to staying alive in the US apparently include taking the government to court. In the wake of a Reuters report, TikTok has

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Instagram starts merging chats with Facebook Messenger

Facebook seems to be acting on its plan to unify messaging across its apps, however slowly. People at The Verge (and likely elsewhere) have

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