A 77-page report released today by cyber-security firm Trend Micro explores the underground landscape of fake news, where anyone can buy influence and create artificial trends to serve personal interests.
Facebook's marketing department is using algorithms to identify emotionally vulnerable and insecure youth as young as 14, The Australian reported today after reporters managed to get their hands on a 23-page report from Facebook's Australian office.
A 20-year-old Thai man streamed the murder of his 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live on Monday, in another appalling case where Facebook's live streaming service has been used exactly for what Facebook never intended.
The US is considering a measure that would ask visa applications to give up passwords for social media accounts if they want to receive passage to the United States, according to statements made by Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly at a DHS committee meeting on Tuesday.
Starting last week, foreign travelers entering the US without a visa are now asked to provide details about their social media presence.