Supreme Court takes social media cases with echoes of Trump
The Supreme Court will decide whether public officials can block critics from commenting on their social media accounts.
Judge allows Google antitrust case to move ahead in Virginia
A judge has rejected a request from Google to transfer a federal antitrust lawsuit against it from Virginia to New York.
Supreme Court considering tech giants’ liability in Islamic State’s online growth
The Supreme Court is weighing whether Facebook, Twitter and YouTube can be sued based on the argument the platforms assisted in fueling the growth of the Islamic State.
How Section 230 helped shape speech on the Internet
Twenty-six words tucked into a 1996 law overhauling telecommunications have allowed companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google to grow into the giants they are today.
Justices reject appeal from man arrested for spoofing police on social media
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal, backed by the satirical The Onion, from a man who was arrested and prosecuted for making fun of police on social media.
Supreme Court weighs Google’s liability in Islamic State terror case
The Supreme Court seemed unlikely to side with a family wanting to hold Google liable for the death of their daughter in a terrorist attack.
GOP subpoenas tech CEOs as part of probe into censorship
Subpoenas were sent to the chief executives of the five largest tech companies as Republicans moved to investigate what they assert is corporate censorship.
Ex-Twitter execs deny pressure to block Hunter Biden story
Former Twitter executives conceded to Congress that they made a mistake by blocking a story about Hunter Biden in the run-up to the 2020 election.
Why is TikTok banned from Baltimore and other governments’ devices?
TikTok will soon be banned from Baltimore City devices, becoming the latest in a growing line of state and local governments to prohibit the social media platform.
Donald Trump to be allowed back on Facebook after 2-year ban
Facebook parent Meta said it will restore Donald Trump 's personal account in the coming weeks, ending a two-year suspension.
School lawsuits over social media harm face tough legal road
U.S. social media companies are facing lawsuits brought by public entities that seek to hold them accountable for the mental health crisis among youth.
Facebook parent Meta will pay $725M to settle user data case
Meta has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a lawsuit alleging Facebook allowed millions of its users’ personal information to be fed to Cambridge Analytica.