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Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child...

The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use...

China’s frenzy over League of Legends championship sheds light on esports...

When China’s Invictus Gaming defeated European squad Fnatic in the League of Legends 2018 finals this past Saturday, China’s social media platforms became awash...

Zuckerberg gets joint summons from UK and Canadian parliaments

Two separate parliamentary committees, in the UK and Canada, have issued an unprecedented international joint summons for Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before...

Europe’s parliament calls for full audit of Facebook in wake of...

The European Parliament has called for a full audit of Facebook following a string of data breach scandals —  including the Cambridge Analytica affair. MEPs...

Egypt and Thailand: When the military turns against free speech

Wael Abbas, a human rights activist focused on police brutality in Egypt has been under arrest since May on charges of spreading fake news...

Audit Facebook and overhaul competition law, say MEPs responding to breach...

After holding a series of hearings in the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal this summer, and attending a meeting with Mark...

White House says a draft executive order reviewing social media companies...

A draft executive order circulating around the White House “is not the result of an official White House policymaking process,” according to deputy White...

Here’s Twitter’s position on Alex Jones (and hate-peddling anti-truthers) — hint:...

The number of tech platforms taking action against Alex Jones, the far right InfoWars conspiracy theorist and hate speech preacher, has been rising in...