Their talents range from comedy to gaming and from singing to playing pranks, often captured with nothing more than a handheld camera. But YouTubers are at the vanguard of an industry worth tens of millions of pounds.
Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have pledged to work together to identify and remove extremist content on their platforms through an information-sharing initiative.
On Arianna Huffington's new site Thrive, the Facebook COO encourages bosses to keep workers well-rested.
Facebook needs to invest in more than just censorship tools if it hopes to lift a seven-year ban in China, experts say, amid a tightening space for foreign technology companies in the world’s most populous nation.
In the wake of the US presidential election, almost everyone agrees that misinformation is a problem.
Facebook has developed censorship software in an effort to get China to lift its seven-year ban on the world’s largest social network, according to reports.
The Twitter account of the social media service's CEO Jack Dorsey was briefly suspended on Tuesday evening before coming back online.
Pope Francis was probably not dwelling on the myriad uses and abuses of social media when he called for a “bruised, dirty and hurting” Roman Catholic church that would more closely resemble the flawed 21st-century world to which it ministers.
The social media giant has found itself at the center of the debate on misinformation on the internet.
A hoax Facebook status threatening that the company is about to reveal all of your private photos and messages has resurfaced again.
Twitter might have finally found some motivation to deal with its troll problem. Three and a half billion motivations, really.
Facebook has more than 83m fake profiles, including millions created for users' pets and a large number of accounts the company deems 'undesirable', it has admitted.
It started with a 24-character message on a quiet Tuesday evening in San Francisco. Twitter has exploded from its humble beginnings in 2006 to become the rapid-fire social network at the heart of major world events.
A journalist was temporarily banned from Facebook after a post in which he called Trump supporters “a nasty fascistic lot”, in the latest example of the social media platform’s censorship of journalists.
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YouTube games channels have become one of the most popular categories on Google’s online video site, with the 100 biggest notching up nearly 4.4bn video views in September alone.
A new government report asks that clearer terms and conditions are created for social media websites and apps.
Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, appears to have finally conceded that the social network is a media company, just not a “traditional media company”.
Twitter is "toast" as a company and the stock is not even worth $10, according to a research note published Tuesday, following the departure of another top executive at the social media service.
Twitter chief technology officer Adam Messinger has decided to leave the company and "take some time off," he tweeted on Tuesday.