US surgeon general issues major advisory warning social media feeding 'national youth mental health crisis'
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a major advisory warning of the "profound risk" of social media platforms like Instagram on young people.
Costco gift card hack reportedly allows non-members to shop at wholesale club: 'Know this secret'
Social media users have tested a Costco gift card hack that promises to give non-members an opportunity to make purchases, but customers and employees say there are some limits.
Reports of Instagram making Twitter competitor prompts comment from Linda Yaccarino
Reports of Meta Platforms' Instagram making a new app with similarities to Twitter drew commentary from Twitter's next CEO, Linda Yaccarino, over the weekend.
Instagram restores service after major outage lasting nearly 2 hours
Meta acknowledged Instagram was experiencing an outage on Sunday evening, saying it was working to get things back up as quickly as possible.
Meta Platforms' Instagram reportedly has Twitter competitor app in the works
Instagram has a new app with similarities to Twitter in the pipeline, according to a Bloomberg report. The earliest its rollout could reportedly happen is around the end of June.
OnlyFans model with millions of followers sues ex-boyfriend for over $6 billion in revenge porn lawsuit
A Florida OnlyFans model has sued her ex-boyfriend for over $6 billion in a revenge porn case after she says he posted explicit material without her permission.
Facebook, Instagram backing new 'Take It Down' platform for minors to remove sexually explicit images online
A new platform called Take It Down, launched by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, helps minors remove sexually explicit and intimate images from the Internet.
Zuckerberg announces paid subscription service for Facebook and Instagram
Mark Zuckerberg announced a new paid subscription service for Facebook and Instagram on Sunday, granting users a hallowed blue check for a monthly fee.
Meta announces Trump to be reinstated on Facebook, Instagram platforms
Former President Trump's suspension on Facebook and Instagram will be lifted "in the coming weeks," according to a blog post from Facebook.
Zuckerberg ripped after latest Metaverse video for $1,500 Quest: 'Still looks like crap to me'
Meta Platforms rolled out its newest updates to its Metaverse Quest software allowing users to capture video of themselves using virtual instruments, art supplies, and maps.
Instagram locks out, suspends some users in apparent glitch
Instagram confirmed widespread outages Monday after several users complained of being locked out of their accounts and others were mistakenly suspended.
WiFi Money working with conservative businesses to 'beat censorship' on social media platforms
Co-founders of WiFi Money Chris Frederick and Alex Moeller are working with conservative businesses to “beat censorship” on social media platforms.
Europe fines Instagram $402 million for ‘mishandling’ children’s data
Ireland's internet regulators fined Instagram $402 million Monday, saying the company had revealed private information of minors on its platform. The company plans to appeal.
Instagram rolls back changes after Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner rip app
"Kardashians" stars Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian were vocal about Instagram's updates, arguing the platform was too similar to social media rival TikTok.
Instagram lawsuits claim platform fuels eating disorders, mental health issues for young users
Instagram and its parent company, Meta, are the target of a lawsuit alleging it has contributed to the harm of teenage users by fueling destructive behavior.
Meta, Instagram sued on behalf of 8 plaintiffs 'for exploiting young people for profit'
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta Platforms is facing eight new lawsuits accusing the company of exploiting young and vulnerable users for profit.
Russian court upholds ban on Meta's Facebook, Instagram over 'extremist activities,' but still allows WhatsApp
Moscow court upholds ban on Meta's Facebook and Instagram over extremist activities but still allows Russians to use WhatsApp.
Kylie Jenner becomes first woman to reach 300 million Instagram followers
There is a new queen of Instagram. It's Kylie Jenner.
Facebook’s pushback: Stem the leaks, spin the politics, don’t say sorry
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.
‘Spilling the tea,’ the cyberbullying tactic plaguing schools, parents and students
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.