More than a third of parents have admitted they are competing against gadgets when it comes to getting their children’s attention, according to a survey.
Facebook is reportedly considering a trial that would hide the number of likes posts receive, following a similar test already being carried out on Instagram.
Hopes of an edit button flying on to Twitter anytime soon are fading after a senior executive indicated that it is not a primary concern for the social network at present.
Social media users are being urged to give up platforms such as Instagram and Twitter for an entire month, as part of the second annual Scroll Free September campaign.
Fresh efforts to tackle scam ads across Facebook are being introduced in the UK today following action taken by Martin Lewis.
Facebook will restrict people who have broken certain rules from using its Live streaming feature, in response to the mosque terror attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has criticised the Government’s plans to introduce a regulator that will aim to make tech companies more responsible for harmful content online, warning that it fails to address concerns about how social networks handle user data.
Child victims of sexual abuse could be affected by unintended consequences if the Government rushes through internet regulation without taking a balanced approach, an internet safety charity has said.
Facebook has welcomed new guidance from the UK’s top doctors on managing social media and screen use.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is planning to speak up more in 2019 in a bid to address some of the anxieties around social media.
Instagram is opening up its verification process to certain accounts with a large following.