Vulnerabilities in TikTok which could allow hackers to manipulate content on user accounts have been fixed after they were revealed by security researchers.
WhatsApp will no longer work on a number of smartphones in the new year as support ends on some older handsets.
Britain has stepped up its battle with Facebook by rejecting claims it wants a “backdoor” into planned encryption across the social media giant’s messaging apps.
TikTok has admitted it was “wrong” to reduce the visibility of disabled, overweight and LGBTQ+ users on its platform in its early days in an effort to tackle bullying.
TikTok is increasing the minimum age at which people are allowed to send and receive paid virtual gifts to 18 in an attempt to protect children from misuse.
Disabled people are being shut out of online shopping by inaccessible websites and apps, a survey suggests.
Apple’s decision to show the region of Crimea as part of Russian territory in its mapping and weather apps has been labelled as “appeasement” by critics.
An app that helps people across the UK with hearing or speech impairments make phone calls has been relaunched with a new name and a number of improvements.
Currys PC World has launched a full shopping app for the first time ahead of Black Friday and the busy Christmas shopping period.
Snapchat is aiming to lure more users on to its photo-sharing app with a new filter that allows people to change the age of their appearance.
Apple is banning apps related to vaping from its app store amid concern about the effect of vaping on the health of young people.
Instagram is expanding its hidden “likes” trial globally, the social network has announced.
An ad for the app PopJam that encouraged users to “get likes and followers” has been banned over concerns it could be detrimental to children’s mental health and self-esteem.
Facebook has unveiled a new corporate logo which will be stamped across its family of apps in its latest move to bring its various platforms under one roof.
Video sharing app TikTok has denied claims that it removes content sensitive to China, in response to growing national security fears in the US.
A live wallpaper that counts the number of times a person unlocks their smartphone is among a host of experimental apps launched by Google in a bid to help people detach from devices.
Instagram is banning face-altering filters that promote plastic surgery amid a focus on the mental health of its users.
A record number of Christians are using apps and social media to pray and reflect online, data from the Church of England indicates.
Snapchat users are now able to add content from Reddit onto their snap posts, marking a first for the discussion website.
Google is adding more detailed voice navigation options to its mapping app in an effort to help those with visual impairments.
Instagram has become the latest app to receive the dark mode treatment in a update being rolled out to some users from Tuesday.
TikTok has decided not to allow paid political adverts on its platform, as the 2020 US election fast approaches.
New apps aimed at helping young people find work are to be trialled as part of a multimillion-pound employment initiative, the Government has said.
An app that translates a selection of books into sign language has made the move on to iOS, in a bid to help more than 30 million deaf children across the world.
One of the world’s most popular dating services is taking a stand against filtered face photos in a bid to drive authenticity on its platform.
Snapchat is introducing a 3D camera mode to its photo-sharing and messaging app as its newest interactive element.
Finding the fastest way from A to B across multiple modes of transport is about to get easier with the latest update on Google Maps.
The Department for Education is to launch a competition to find the best apps to help disadvantaged families to boost their children’s education.
Apple has denied claims that it favours its own apps when ranking search results for its own App Store.
The UK’s data watchdog has said it is “considering” concerns raised about the FaceApp service over potential privacy issues.