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.
Fall Foliage Report: Central Maryland Halfway To Peak ColorsEach week, the DNR tracks the colors in its foliage report.
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.
'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get VaccinatedThe Maryland Department of Health reported Thursday morning that 10,011 total Marylanders have lost their lives to COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.
Instagram Says It's Working On Body Image Issue After Report Details 'Toxic' Effect On Teen GirlsThe research has been reviewed by top Facebook executives, according to The Journal, and was cited in a 2020 presentation given to CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
'Do It For The Gram' New Business Opens At Towson Town Center Designed For Content CreatorsA new business named "The Spotlight" has opened in Towson Town Center and is designed specifically for content creators.
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.
Police: 24-Year-Old Reisterstown Man Used Instagram To Solicit Sex From Teens, Charged In Sex Assault Of MinorA 24-year-old Reisterstown man was charged with sexually assaulting at least one minor and other sex offenses.
Instagram Survey Finds Marylanders' Least Favorite State Is VirginiaInstagram user Matt Shirley compiled a chart based on his survey of followers from all 50 states, asking where users were from and which state they hate.
Video Shows Gunman Open Fire On Busy Baltimore Street; Victim Sean Davis Helped Children Impacted By Gun ViolenceNewly released surveillance video shows a brazen homicide in east Baltimore.
'Further Investigation Has Been Initiated' Into Viral Baltimore ArrestAll charges against a 23-year-old man arrested in Baltimore on Monday were dropped after a video posted on social media shows officers pinning him to the ground.
Charges Dropped Against Suspect In Viral Arrest Video, Baltimore Police Investigating Use Of ForceBaltimore Police are investigating the use of force in an arrest after officers were seen on video pinning a man to the ground on December 2.
Instagram Is About To Hide Likes For Some US Users. Here's What To ExpectInstagram is about to take its biggest step yet toward removing likes from its platform.
Instagram Will Test Hiding US Users' LikesPosting on Instagram can come with a rush of validation when likes from friends and strangers come pouring in. But those likes will soon be hidden for some US users.