EU orders Facebook and Google to prevent consumer scams

Social media platforms are still a wild, wild west of consumer fraud, with uncountable numbers of scams everywhere. The EU has ordered Facebook, Google and Twitter to put a stop to them or risk facing "enforcement action." It's demanding that the soc…

Get ready to see more Twitter live streams

Twitter seriously wants to give Facebook a run for its money in its bid to transform into one of the largest online destination for live videos. According to The Information, the social network plans to announce next week that it's opening up its liv…

Twitter hopes you want to watch live lacrosse

Good news — Twitter has landed another sports streaming deal! Only… it's probably not what you were expecting. The social network has scored the rights to stream National Lacrosse League games for the 2017 and 2018 seasons in the US and Canada. Th…

Donald Trump Condemns Snoop Dogg on Twitter for Satirical Video

In a clip for the song “Lavender,” the rapper points a toy gun at a clown named Ronald Klump. In a tweet, Mr. Trump said the musician’s career is “failing.”

Prominent Twitter accounts compromised after third-party app Twitter Counter hacked

 A number of prominent Twitter accounts were hacked to tweet Nazi messages after Twitter Counter, a popular tool for analyzing Twitter followers, was hacked. Official Twitter accounts belonging to Amnesty International, Forbes and other prominent organizations, not to mention many regular users, were accessed to post swastikas and other Nazi-related messages in a move thought to be… Read More

Twitter accounts hacked to push #NaziHollanda message

In a near-repeat of a hack last November, large numbers of Twitter users are suddenly pushing a disturbing spam message. This one is written in Turkish and appears to target Holland with a "#NaziHollanda" or "#Nazialmanya" hashtag, but just like last…

Facebook admits its image screening fell short

To say that Facebook has some egg on its face right now would be an understatement. The social network not only didn't take down some sexualized images of children, but reported the BBC when it drew these images to its attention. However, the company…

Germany: Facebook and Twitter are still failing on hate speech

Facebook and Twitter are being criticized by Germany (again) for their failure to deal with hate speech. Back in December 2015, the social media sites, along with Google, agreed to delete content that violated the country's strict domestic laws withi…