Ruppersberger Drops Facebook Over Company's Handling Of Misinformation & Hate SpeechU.S. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger is ditching Facebook in response to whistleblower complaints about the company's handling of misinformation, toxic and hateful content.
Loyola Professor Shares Concerns About Social Media: 'We're Being Manipulated'Hate it or love it, social media has become a major part of many of our lives. But our reliance on platforms like Facebook, Instagram and TikTok can also be a double-edged sword.
Social Media Proven To Have Long-Term Negative Effects On Teens And Young Adults, Reports SayRecent reports say that social media can cause social media problems in young adults and teens.
These DC Companies Are Insisting On Covid-19 Vaccines For Their EmployeesAfter months of encouraging employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19, companies are beginning to take a harder line and roll out mandates — a dramatic escalation of Corporate America's approach to halting the spread of the virus.
Maryland AG Joins Coalition Calling For Facebook To Not Launch Instagram KidsMaryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joins a coalition of 44 attorney's general urging Facebook to not launch Instagram Kids, a version of the app for children 13 and under.
Facebook Vowed To Crack Down On COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation, But Misleading Posts Are Still Easy To FindNearly two months into the largest vaccine rollout in US history, Instagram continued to prominently feature anti-vaccination accounts in its search results, while Facebook groups railing against vaccines remained easy to find.
Virtual Event From Facebook Teaches Baltimore Business Owners How To Better Use Platform For MarketingFacebook is trying to help struggling entrepreneurs be more successful with their efforts.
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.
Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate, State Sen. Amanda Chase Faces Facebook RestrictionsA Virginia gubernatorial candidate who is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump has had new restrictions placed on her Facebook account after falsely blaming antifa activists for Wednesday's deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Democrats, meanwhile, called on her to resign.
48 Attorneys General, FTC Hit Facebook With Antitrust LawsuitMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is joining 47 other attorneys general in suing Facebook.
'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.
Being Authentic On Facebook Is Better For Your Mental Health, Researchers SayExotic vacation pics. Shots of healthy meals. Flattering selfies.
Lawsuit Accuses Property Managers Of Ageist Facebook AdsSome of the nation’s leading property management companies deliberately excluded older people from seeing Facebook advertisements for dozens of apartment complexes in the Washington, D.C., area, a housing watchdog alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Hagerstown Man In Custody After Fleeing From Officers During ArrestA Hagerstown man is in police custody after he fled from officers during an arrest Tuesday.
UMD Teams Up With Facebook To Track Where Coronavirus Symptoms Are Being Reported Around The CountryA Maryland university is helping Facebook collect data for a real-time map that shows the prevalence of self-reported coronavirus symptoms around the country.