Social-media, ad platforms profit from fake news and online disinformation, and aren't doing enough to combat it, an expert said.
The instant mass communications of social media will erase national boundaries and create new divisions, two experts say.
Mark Zuckerberg faced a series of questions from Congress, but many showed an ignorance about technology. Here's what they should have said.
Several congressmen told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that his industry would soon be regulated because it could no longer be trusted.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by U.S. senators about Cambridge Analytica, Russian election interference and political censorship.
The Facebook Android app logs some users' calls and texts, including times, durations and dates of each call.
Aleksandr Kogan, blamed by both Facebook and Cambridge Analytica for mishandling user data, worked with Facebook on a massive research study.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went on CNN to explain his company's role and response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
After 5 days, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally responded to a scandal in which an outside firm collected data on 50 million users.
Facebook's security head may be out as the company faces a huge crisis. Here's why his departure will make things worse for Facebook users.
Instagram's latest competitor has a sleek look, but wants to eventually charge you money and is having early growing pains.
Twitter account hijackers are taking over accounts with the tease of a goofy video about a baby and a dog.
If you have an old phone number linked to your Facebook account, anyone who comes into possession of that number can log into your account.
The command-and-control server for a new piece of Russian malware is hidden in plain sight: right on Britney Spears' Instagram page.
WhatsApp users with iPhones can now have Siri read out their messages, hands-free. Here's how to set it up.
The LinkedIn app for iOS wants to use Bluetooth to connect to nearby devices, presumably so you can get strangers' details. Don't let it.
Phishers mimic real banks on Twitter, luring customers to fake login pages that steal passwords and hijack accounts.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has developed a smart home system that might just be more sophisticated than Amazon's Echo and Google Home.
If someone attempts to send you an SVG image file via Facebook Messenger, you should ignore it, or you may download dangerous ransomware.
There's a nasty autodialing flaw in the iOS Twitter and LinkedIn apps that could let hackers make calls from your iPhone.
Three-dimensional virtual-reality face reconstructions made from social-media photos can easily fool facial-recognition software.
Facebook Messenger's new Secret Conversations feature, now available to a select few users, will get a full release in September.
While it might be tempting to throw a Trump tantrum or rant about Benghazi on Facebook and Twitter, it could prevent you from being hired — or even get you canned.
Those 32 million Twitter passwords were stolen from individual users, not Twitter itself. Here's how to make sure it doesn't happen to you.
You know that story about how Facebook listens to your conversations? It's not true, and here's how the media failed in covering it.
LinkedIn promised to tell users if they were part of a massive data breach, but many users are finding out from third-party sites instead.
Dataminr provides real-time updates and alerts for world events, and Twitter has stopped agencies such as the CIA from accessing the service.