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.
Instagram has pledged to do more to stop hidden advertising appearing on the platform following a probe by the UK’s competition watchdog.
Snapchat users on Apple’s iOS can now add music to their posts for the first time, as the social media platform reignites its rivalry with Instagram and TikTok.
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.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has thanked fans for “giving me the space to speak my truth” as he passed 200 million followers on Instagram.
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.
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 mythical beast has been spotted circling the turrets above Aberdeenshire's Craigievar Castle.
Sir David Attenborough has joined Instagram, using his debut post to warn “saving our planet is now a communications challenge”.
Kim Kardashian West has criticised Instagram and Facebook for allowing “the spread of hate, propaganda and misinformation”.
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.
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.
An Instagram post which featured Love Island’s Luke Mabbott promoting an alcoholic drink did not inappropriately target children, an advertising watchdog has ruled, after concerns were raised over the age of his fanbase.
From a couple working on a ward side by side, to a doctor reading out family text messages to a dying Covid-19 patient, key workers have been sharing their stories on the frontlines of the pandemic to show the public they are “not a statistic”.
Instagram has launched its new short-form video creator tool Reels in the UK, designed to be a direct rival to TikTok.
Cosmetic surgery is falling, but a generation raised on Instagram has embraced a dizzying number of non-surgical procedures – from Botox to lip fillers. So what happens when it all goes wrong?
Clare Johnston talks to mum bloggers and Instagrammers who have conquered weaning with fun, colourful mealtimes - with one tot trying 100 different foods in her first month on solids.
Myleene Klass has detailed the abuse she suffered as a child because of her Filipino background.
Small businesses can now set up an online store for free on Facebook and Instagram, the social network has announced.
Adele has shared a stunning picture as she celebrated her 32nd birthday.
Britney Spears has revealed she burned down her home gym in an incident involving two candles.
A mysterious artwork which appeared on the wall of an Aberdeen street has been compared to the work of famed artist Banksy.
The BBC has said it has had a “record-breaking” start to its new education service after its online learning resources were viewed 8.7 million times in the first four days they were available.
Facebook is introducing new Messenger Rooms which can host groups of people on video – including those who do not have an account.
Instagram is to allow food orders to be placed through the app as part of efforts to support local businesses in the UK during lockdown.
An Aberdeen fitness studio is helping keep clients in top shape by providing online workouts.
A north-east cookery school has launched a series of child-friendly bakery videos.
A convict found breaking the rules by sharing threatening and boastful messages on social media from his cell told the Evening Express he would “flush” his phone in a bid to hide the evidence.