Klobuchar Calls For Multi-Layered Approach To Protect Children On Social MediaSen. Amy Klobuchar (D) hosted a virtual roundtable discussion Thursday morning focusing on Facebook and Instagram's impact on young users. The senator spoke with parents to hear their concerns on privacy and content, as well as how tech companies profit from their children's data.
With Chauvin Verdict Looming, Facebook Deems Minneapolis ‘High-Risk Location’ And Will Remove Content That Promotes ViolenceFacebook officials say they are preparing for the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin and will be removing content that calls for violence in Minneapolis.
Pro-Trump Demonstration At Twitter Headquarters Appears To Be A Bust, Twitter Claims To Respect ‘People’s Right To Express Their Views’:A demonstration by supporters of President Donald Trump to protest his ban from the Twitter social media platform outside the company's San Francisco headquarters appeared to be a bust Monday morning.
After President Trump's Online Ouster, What Is The Future Of Social Media?Some experts say part of the reason the tech companies waited until now to limit President Trump is due to a fear of regulation from the government.
AG Keith Ellison Joins Multi-State Lawsuit Accusing Facebook Of 'Predatory' Conduct“Online social networks have the potential to improve our lives, especially during the pandemic — but it cannot come at the cost of breaking laws designed to keep our economy fairer for everyone,” Ellison said.
'We Are Really At A Crisis Point For Our Democracy, Economy': Sally Hubbard On Big Tech Corporations & Book 'Monopolies Suck'Big corporations like Facebook, Amazon and Apple dominate our lives, but do they have our best intentions in mind? Sally Hubbard explains why monopolies are ruining our democracy and economy.
Bemidji Police Department Evaluating How It Uses Facebook After Noticing Spike In Racist CommentsThe Bemidji Police Department generally uses its Facebook page to alert the public to safety concerns, seek help in identifying persons of interest and connect lost pets to their owners.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Condemns GOP State Lawmaker's Facebook PostRep. Ilhan Omar has condemned a Republican state senator from North Dakota who posted a long-debunked photo on his Facebook page that purports to show the Minnesota Democrat holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp.
Wisconsin Spice Company Peppers Facebook With Anti-Trump AdsThe nation's largest independent spice retailer is peppering Facebook with ads calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Twin Cities Woman Uses Social Media To Get Her Stolen Bike BackA Twin Cities woman got her stolen bike back thanks to the help of a stranger on Facebook.
'Can't Park There Bud': Houseboat Found On St. Croix County RoadOfficers found a tipped-over houseboat on the side of a Wisconsin road this week, the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office posted to its Facebook account Friday.
World Leaders, Tech Execs Pledge To Curb Online ViolenceA dozen countries and global tech giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter pledged Wednesday to find ways to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast terror attacks.
Facebook's CEO & COO Face Subpoena From Canadian ParliamentCanada is now the second country to which Zuckerberg cannot travel without expecting to be immediately summoned to appear before government officials.
Facebook, Instagram Down A 2nd Time In A MonthText messaging service WhatsApp is also reportedly having issues. WhatsApp is owned and operated by Facebook.
Minnesota Weather: 2nd Wave Of Snow Could Dump 6 Inches On Twin CitiesAfter getting a quick burst of snow Wednesday evening, a bigger system is set to move into Minnesota.