Facebook says it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards.
WhatsApp is working on a new feature to help prevent the spread of hoax messages in India after a spate of lynchings were triggered by rumors shared on the messaging service.
The company also recently announced an integration with Spotify, letting users share music from the Spotify app directly to Instagram Stories.
The Google Play page notes features such as messaging friends or sharing videos will be available soon.
Videos of up to an hour are effort to pull young users away from rival, and to allow Facebook to sell more ads
App blamed for circulating false information in India, Brazil, Kenya and now the UK
Yahoo's UK arm has been fined £250,000 ($335,000) by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) over a data breach affecting more than 500 million users which took place in 2014.
Children were left distressed after seeing ads for a horror film on YouTube, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has revealed.
GitHub, founded in 2008 and based in San Francisco, was created largely as a community for software developers to share programming tools and code.
THE trend of searching your name on Google has died down, but there is a very important reason why we should pick up the habit again.
Snapchat is in trouble. The stock plunged to a new all-time low, below $11 a share, after a dismal earnings report that showed stagnant user growth for the social networking app.
The company also said it is taking steps to ensure the bug does not happen again.
Logan Paul - one of YouTube's most popular and controversial video-makers - has announced he will no longer release material on a "daily" basis.
Enhanced controls will allow parents to handpick videos among a host of new features, but campaigners say YouTube must do more
YouTube disabled access to clips from the service after hackers attacked the clip for "Despacito" and videos for Drake, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Shakira.
Case of New York company’s alleged information collection under guise of academic research echoes Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook says an overhaul of its privacy tools will make it easier for people to find and edit the personal information the company holds.
Russian propagandists targeted the popular news-sharing website Reddit to influence American political debate, a US website has claimed.
Google has launched an ad-blocker for its Chrome web browser that is designed to prevent "annoying" and "intrusive" ads being shown to users.
* Facebook protects itself against leaks by tracking down the leakers and firing them.
* One Facebook employee who anonymously spoke with Wired recently asked the reporter to turn off his phone so the company couldn't track their location.