Facebook, which is rolling out the feature in four U.S. cities, is already playing catch-up in the red-hot market for local social apps.
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Social media services restrict discussions about weapons, drugs and other illegal activity, but their rules do not specifically mention another lucrative regulated good: stocks.
In one Telegram channel with more than 18,400 members, QAnon believers were split between those still urging others to "trust the plan" and those saying they felt betrayed.
Officials warn that online chatter could include early warning signals of planned attacks around the inauguration of Joe Biden in Washington on Wednesday.
For weeks, content on big tech platforms Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as well as upstart fringe social networks foretold the storming of the U.S Capitol.
Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus an international health emergency in January, Facebook Inc. has removed more than 7 million pieces of content with false claims about the virus that could pose an immediate health risk to people who believe them. The ...
Social media site Reddit on Monday shut down r/The_Donald, a forum which long served as a popular online home base for fans of President Donald Trump, saying it violated the site's hate speech rules. Other sites also conducted high-profile sweeps: Amazon.com Inc's live-streaming platform Twitch ...