Instagram makes it easier for users to flag misinformation

Business Aug 16, 2019

Instagram makes it easier for users to flag misinformation

Instagram on Thursday added a way for users to easily report deceptive posts made to the photo and video-oriented social network owned by Facebook. A new tool being rolled out lets users of the service tap a "report" option on-screen when they see a post ...

Trump takes to Twitter to accuse it of gagging conservatives

Business Jun 10, 2019

Trump takes to Twitter to accuse it of gagging conservatives

U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter once again Sunday to accuse the messaging platform of gagging conservative voices — a "Giant Mistake!" that he said runs counter to freedom of expression. "Twitter should let the banned Conservative Voices back onto their platform, without restriction," ...

Facebook removes more pages tied to Russian operators

Business May 7, 2019

Facebook removes more pages tied to Russian operators

Facebook on Monday said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to. The takedown at Facebook and its image-centric social network Instagram was described as part of ...