Instagram is to update its nudity policy after accusations it censored a plus-size model.
Facebook users can now appeal content moderation decisions directly with its independent oversight board.
Facebook has made a £1 million donation to Bletchley Park to support its work for the next two years after the charity and museum said it had lost 95% of its income because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Facebook has updated its policies to ban content that “denies or distorts the Holocaust”, more than two years after Mark Zuckerberg suggested such posts were allowed in the name of freedom of speech.
The decision of Landon Donovan’s San Diego Loyal team to forfeit a match over alleged homophobic abuse has “taken the genie out of the bottle” and could spark similar protests in the future, Kick It Out chair Sanjay Bhandari has said.
Facebook was responsible for 94% of the 69 million child sex abuse images reported by American technology companies last year.
Facebook will stop running political adverts in the US after polls close in the presidential election for an undetermined period of time.
A school worker who claimed she was sacked because of her Christian beliefs has lost her employment tribunal case.
Facebook will ban groups that openly support QAnon, the baseless conspiracy theory that paints US President Donald Trump as a secret warrior against a supposed child-trafficking ring.
US Democrats are calling for Congress to rein in several Big Tech companies, possibly forcing Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to break up their businesses.
Instagram has reintroduced its classic icons to mark the app’s 10th birthday.
Instagram is celebrating 10 years since the app first went live to the public.
A Hampshire woman has made a plea on Facebook to return items stolen by her “thieving” cat Pixel.
Labour MP Naz Shah has welcomed an apology from Leave.EU after an “horrendous” social media post left her facing abuse and death threats.
Social media content viewed by a teenager in the weeks before she took her own life is too disturbing for even an adult to look at for a long period of time, a coroner’s court has heard.
A team of academics and civil rights activists have come together to scrutinise Facebook amid concerns about the upcoming US election and its handling of hate speech.
Thailand’s government has lodged complaints with police against Facebook and Twitter, alleging they failed to comply with court orders to block content judged illegal under Thai law.
A secondary school headteacher has denied he suspended a member of his staff because she was a Christian who spoke out about teaching LGBT relationships to young children.
Facebook-owned Oculus has launched a new version of its Quest virtual reality headset, which packs several tech upgrades.
Facebook is introducing its blood donation feature to parts of the UK in a bid to help the NHS top up the pipeline with much-needed “new blood”.
Kim Kardashian West has criticised Instagram and Facebook for allowing “the spread of hate, propaganda and misinformation”.
Facebook has launched a new information centre aimed at providing users with accurate content about climate science in its latest response to online misinformation.
They all featured text which included a number of racial slurs and they included popular character Kermit the Frog, a pool table and eggs.
Facebook’s transfer of data on European users to its US base could grind to a halt in the aftermath of a court ruling centred on American national security law concerns.
New guidelines for internet platforms on how to safely manage self-harm and suicide content have been published by Samaritans in an effort to set industry standards on the issue.
TikTok says it is working to remove videos of a man taking his own life and is banning users who try to share the clip on the platform.
Facebook is imposing a forwarding limit on Messenger in a bid to slow the spread of viral misinformation and harmful content.
With just two months left until the US presidential election, Facebook has said it is taking more steps to encourage voting, minimise misinformation and reduce the likelihood of post-election “civil unrest”.
Social media giants have been accused of failing to act on anti-vaccine misinformation related to the coronavirus, even when it is reported to them.
Facebook India executives have been grilled by members of a parliamentary committee on information technology over the company’s alleged political bias and role in spreading hate speech in the country.