Twitter Rolls Out Hashtag-Triggered Emojis for 2021 US Elections
#IVoted, #IVotedEarly, #YoVoté will add them to tweets.
More Americans Want Government to Step In on Online Misinformation
Pew Research Center compared recent results with those from a similar survey in 2018.
Snapchat: How to See Fewer Political Ads
Users can tell the app they're not interested in this topic.
Tennessee’s Transphobic Bathroom Bill Inspired a Campaign That Hopes to Be Unnecessary
Tennessee's transphobic bathroom bill inspired TBWA\Chiat\Day New York to wrap mandatory notices in messages of advocacy.
Facebook Boots NYU Researchers Who Were Using a Browser Extension to Study Political Ads
Ad Observer was rolled out last September to make it easier to search by specific election and state.
Liz Kennedy Joins Facebook Civil Rights Team as Manager, Voting Rights
She had been senior policy advisor at the Center for Secure and Modern Elections.
Pew: Americans Want More Regulation of Big Tech Companies
68% of survey respondents believe those firms have too much power and influence.
Pew: Republican Members of Congress Post More About Asian Countries, People Than Democrats
China has been a particular area of focus since 2018, accelerating at the start of 2020.
Is Gettr Donald Trump’s Next Attempt at Re-Entering the Social Media Space?
The Android and iOS app is reportedly being led by former spokesperson Jason Miller.
Should People Be Able to Sue Social Platforms Over Content Posted by Other Users?
A new survey from Pew Research Center probes one of the biggest issues in the debate on Section 230.
Current Affairs Facebook Pages Toe the Ideological Line in Posts on the Biden Administration
Pew Research Center analyzed 5,458 posts from 25 pages from March 8 through 14.
Biden Rescinds Trump’s Executive Orders Targeting TikTok, Other Tech Firms With China Ties
The administration ordered the Department of Commerce to closely monitor them.
Facebook Bans Donald Trump Through at Least Jan. 7, 2023
The two-year restriction on creating content is the harshest penalty under its new rules regarding public figures, civil unrest.
Mozilla: TikTok Does Not Accept Political Ads, But …
A new report highlights how influencers are skirting the ban.
A ‘PG’ Version of Parler Returns to the iTunes App Store
The social media platform, popular with conservatives, was banned by Apple in January.