The US Air Force has warned people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people “storm Area 51”, the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert.
The US Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve a fine of about 5 billion dollars for Facebook over privacy violations, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
The White House is launching an investigation into France’s proposed tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, in a move that could lead to US taxes on French imports.
Police have arrested five people and seized sound equipment after a social media tip-off about an illegal dance party in Norfolk.
A court order banning social media companies from allowing identification of two juvenile killers on their platforms has been continued.
German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million euro (£1.8 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech.
I’m so thankful the internet wasn’t around when I was growing up and I feel sorry for youngsters nowadays who have to deal with it.
The Irish broadcasting watchdog has rejected criticism that it is not the right institution to regulate harmful online content of social media giants Facebook and Twitter.
There is “absolutely no evidence” that Russia influenced the EU referendum result using Facebook, the tech giant’s vice-president, Sir Nick Clegg, has said.
US police are searching for a fugitive who failed to honour an agreement and surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media.
Facebook says it has removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months.