Social Media

A New App Flags The Old Tweets That Could Get You Fired

A wise job candidate is a vigilant curator of their own social media history.

Critics Urge FTC to Crack Down on Facebook

This organization wants to see heavy fines imposed against the social media company.

Facebook Is Launching a Career-Development Site, Taking on LinkedIn

It's designed to give people another reason to visit the social network.

How Hackers Are Stealing High-Profile Instagram Accounts

In the Wild West of “influencer” marketing, there are few protections and plenty of easy marks.

When the Tech Mythology Collapses

The industry’s fall from grace may feel unprecedented, but we have a model for what happens when a beloved industry fails us.

Jack Dorsey Thinks Twitter Needs to Gauge the Intent of Fake News Before Taking Action

It is unclear how Twitter plans on identifying the intent behind specific tweets.

These Brutal Reviews of Facebook’s Portal Device Show Why No One Wants it in Their Home

Facebook insists that it’s not listening or watching the whole time, but many don't believe the company.

We Tested Facebook’s Ad Screeners and Some Were Too Strict

The platform mistook a disabled veterans fundraiser for a political ad.

5 Ways to Reduce Election Security Risks

Election officials must ensure the security of our election process, a daunting task due to tight budgets.

Vigilance Is Required to Protect Midterm Election Voting

The question of whether your vote is safe may come down to where you live.

Twitter Should Kill the Retweet

The feature derails healthy conversation and preys on users’ worst instincts.