US lawmakers Thursday unveiled legislation to require disclosure of the source of many online political ads, a move aimed at preventing a recurrence of Russian social media manipulation in the 2016 election.
Earlier this week, two articles from the online forum 4Chan appeared briefly in Google's "Top Stories" section after a search for the wrongly-named Las Vegas shooter. The articles, which appeared as two of the three top stories ...
Facebook announced Monday that it is planning more measures to increase transparency in advertising as the company provides Congress with more than 3,000 ads linked to a Russian ad agency.
Executives of the social media giant Twitter spoke with House and Senate investigators Thursday at the Capitol about Russian interference in the 2016 elections and anonymous "bots" that can spread misinformation.
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Social media giant Twitter is visiting Capitol Hill Thursday as part of the House and Senate investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
The House and Senate intelligence committees are inviting tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet—the parent company of Google—to appear for public hearings as part of their investigations into Russia's interference ...
The encrypted messaging service WhatsApp suffered intermittent disruptions in China on Tuesday as communist authorities tightened censorship ahead of a major ruling party meeting.
In the wake of violence in the US town of Charlottesville, the tech industry has started removing access to some of their services from groups associated with the far-right and those espousing racial intolerance.
The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. It is easy to name influential films like An Inconvenient Truth or note advances made by The Guardian's environmental reporting. But what is ...