Fake social media accounts are usually associated with bot networks, but new research shows that many social media users are creating their own fake accounts for a variety of reasons

Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, is asking its Oversight Board for an advisory opinion on whether measures taken to squash dangerous Covid-19 misinformation should continue or be modified

Amazon alleges that the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups have attempted to orchestrate the placement of bogus reviews on Amazon in exchange for money or free products.

What does it mean for Facebook when the adult leaves the table, and the unprepared CEO then has nothing to turn him toward a less risky path? Let’s discuss that this week.

The social media platform for professionals was in the crosshairs of 52 percent of all phishing scams globally in the first quarter of 2022. This is the first time that hackers leveraged LinkedIn more often than any tech giant brand name like Apple, Google, and Microsoft

Online videos have cemented their place at the top of young people’s media hierarchies. However, video gaming did not increase dramatically during the pandemic. The top activities remain the same — online videos, gaming, and social media

Let’s talk about why Elon Musk likely got the offer of a board seat from Twitter, why he probably turned it down, and what will happen to his “hostile takeover” attempt

Facebook, Twitter and Google have made moves to prevent their platforms from being weaponized by purveyors of misinformation about the crisis in Ukraine. At the same time, Elon Musk has activated his Starlink satellite internet service over the country and has begun sending the hardware citizens wil...

The biggest breach of the period was actually a combination of several cyber smash-and-grab operations over the years that contained 3.2 billion unique email and password combinations from Netflix, LinkedIn and other online outfits

Shopping on social media platforms is growing at a torrid pace -- three times faster than traditional e-commerce platforms. Most of that growth will be driven by Gen Z and millennial shoppers, reported Accenture, which defines social commerce as shopping on a social media platform where a person's e...

Social media giant Facebook has a new name -- Meta. "From now on, we're going to be the metaverse first, not Facebook first," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the company's Connect 2021 conference when announcing the corporate name change. The new name reflects his view for the company's vision of the me...

Trust in sources that we depend on for business and personal decisions is critical. A platform that aggregates opinion and news should be held to the highest standard of trust and honesty. Last week we heard that Facebook's moderating system XCheck gives special privileges to some celebrities and po...

YouTube has taken a backseat to TikTok when it comes to average engagement with Android users, according to a report from a mobile market watcher. During the 11-month period between August 2020 and June 2021, TikTok's Android app has surpassed YouTube in the United States in the average monthly time...

For e-commerce businesses that are seriously considering a new source for brand awareness and customer acquisition, TikTok can be an unbeatable advertising investment, according to Dariya Smailova senior digital media buyer manager at Vendo. The platform allows e-commerce brands to remain visible an...

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