Last month, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it has been collecting social media information from visa applicants and immigrants. It said it plans to expand gathering of social media data to include aliases, associated identifiable information and search results. Privacy and civil rights advocates are up in arms.
It began with a video of Liban Adam drinking a giant bowl of camel’s milk and ended in a one-month $80,000 fundraiser.
A razor-thin victory for Turkey's president seems to further destabilize a NATO ally.
The task of filtering harmful content from social websites and apps falls largely to humans — and those who do the job say it takes a toll.
Fake news stories spread like viruses across social media sites this election season. What can — and should — be done to stop fake news in the future?
Social media is chipping away at democracy, and everyone saw it coming
It turns out that a lot of the false news stories shared on social media before the election were generated by teenagers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. And according to BuzzFeed News, they made a good amount of money doing it.