Lawmaker Wants Regulation Of Social Media, Saying Users Are AddictedThe lawmaker wants federal agencies to draw up rules banning certain features, such as "Snapstreak" on Snapchat and endless scrolling with no stopping point.
NYU Study Warns Of Real Danger Behind Rising Hate SpeechAccording to NYU research, cities with more of a certain kind of racist tweets reported more actual hate crimes related to race, ethnicity, and national origin.
In Effort To Combat Bullying, Instagram Rethinking 'Likes'Could the "Like" button as we know it on Instagram be changing? The head of the social media giant says it's possible.
NY Comptroller Goes After Facebook For Mishandling Personal Data, Fake News And Hate SpeechNew York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance.
Facebook Unveils New Cryptocurrency ‘Libra’Facebook changed the way that we communicate. Now, the social media giant wants to change how its billions of users think about cryptocurrency.
House Intel Committee Holds Hearing On 'Deep Fakes' And Doctored Videos On Social MediaThe House Intelligence Committee heard from experts on the threats that so-called "deep fake" videos and other types of artificial intelligence-generated synthetic data pose to the U.S. election system.
Some Kids Getting Around Their Parents' Punishment By Buying 'Burner' PhonesSome parents who try to cut off their kids from social media by taking their phones may be in for a wake-up call. 
Honoring Heroes: Students Using Social Media To Remember PeersStudents are now using tragedies like the school shooting in Colorado and the sacrifice made by Riley Howell and Kendrick Castillo to spread something positive on social media.
Report: Social Media May Be Linked To A Sharp Rise In Mental Health Issues In Young PeopleResearch found possible links between social media and skyrocketing rates of mental health issues among young people.
Social Media Users Clean Up Public Spaces Thanks To #Trashtag ChallengeFor years, kids and teens have been participating in dangerous internet trends – doing it usually for attention. But now, there’s a new, helpful contest most will want to get behind.
People Are Throwing Cheese At Babies And Social Media Won't Stop Enjoying ItParents, relatives, friends, and anyone with an infant in range have started flinging slices of cheese in their toddlers’ faces.