Moscow court upholds ban on Meta's Facebook and Instagram over extremist activities but still allows Russians to use WhatsApp.
There is a new queen of Instagram. It's Kylie Jenner.
The day after former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen went public in October, the company’s team in Washington started working the phones. Facebook's strategy in combatting the scandal involved stemming the leaks, spinning the politics, and never apologizing.
The latest form of cyberbullying is occurring at schools across the country and, like other forms of bullying from the past, it can result in fights, social rejection and self harm.
Instagram head Adam Mosseri testified about the company’s efforts to address user safety Wednesday during a Senate hearing on concerns that the social media app is having a harmful effect on the mental health of teenagers.
Instagram said on Tuesday it will be stricter about the types of content it recommends to teens in the photo-sharing app and will nudge them toward different areas if they dwell on one topic for a long time.
Instagram has quietly rolled out a pop-up over the past year that encourages users to "try a new account." The notice says it will help people "keep up with a smaller group of friends" and explore their interests more easily.
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Wednesday released a new study from the Joint Economic Committee on the mental health impacts of Instagram and other social media apps on teenage girls.
Lush Cosmetics says it will deactivate its Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and TikTok accounts on Friday until the social media platforms take action to provide a safer environment for users.
Attorneys general from several states announced Thursday they have joined forces to investigate Meta over Instagram's effects on children
Facebook has several ideas in mind for how to better serve teens and protect them from known harms of social media, after a former employee disclosed documents showing that the company had been aware of how a significant percentage of young users face negative effects from using Instagram, which Facebook owns.
Facebook acknowledged that some users were unable to access its platforms on Friday afternoon, days after an outage knocked the social media company’s services offline for several hours.
Users were reporting problems with Zoom Monday amid widespread outages from Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp social media platforms.
Social media has proven to be a reliable source in the hunt for Brian Laundrie, a fugitive person of interest in the killing of his fiancée, 22-year-old Gabby Petito.
Facebook Inc. has come under increasing fire in recent days for its effect on young users and its efforts to create products for them. Inside the company, teams of employees have for years been laying plans to attract preteens that go beyond what is publicly known, spurred by fear that Facebook could lose a new generation of users critical to its future.
Facebook said Monday it will "pause" its work on a kids' version of its photo and video-oriented Instagram app.
Facebook announced Monday that it will pause the release of "Instagram Kids" following the release of the "Facebook Files" and increased scrutiny over the company’s impact on its youngest users.
Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., compared Big Tech to Big Tobacco following a report showing Facebook is aware of Instagram’s negative impact on teenagers’ mental health.
TikTok detailed a new effort to provide resources for those struggling with mental health or body image issues on Tuesday, an initiative that was announced as rival platform Instagram faces scrutiny over its potentially negative impact on teenage users.
Facebook recognizes how harmful its photo-sharing app, Instagram, can be for teen girls' self-esteem, according to company documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal.