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.
Rioters Accused Of Erasing Content From Social Media, PhonesThey flaunted their participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol on social media and then, apparently realizing they were in legal trouble, rushed to delete evidence of it, authorities say. Now their attempts to cover up their role in the deadly siege are likely to come back to haunt them in court.
Baltimore Police Continue Search For Suspects in Linked Fells Point ShootingsBaltimore Police are looking for the suspect - or suspects - in a pair of shootings in Fells Point early Sunday morning. The shootings were moments apart around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
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.
Virginia School System Eyes Social Media Post That Celebrated Win By Mocking George FloydA Virginia school system is investigating a social media post in which supporters of a high school football team used a photo of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd's neck to celebrate a victory.
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.
Robert Keith Packer, Virginia Man Seen Wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' At U.S. Capitol Riots, ArrestedA Virginia man who wore a "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt when a violent mob of Pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday was arrested, per multiple news sources.
Prince George's County Police Officer Suspended Over Social Media PostsA Maryland police officer was suspended on Tuesday over two social media posts, including one showing him wearing what was described as a political T-shirt as he displayed his badge and service weapon.
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.
FDA Warns Parents About 'Benadryl Challenge' On TikTok, Investigating Link To Teen Deaths, HospitalizationsThe US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Thursday over "serious problems with high doses" of the common over-the-counter allergy medication Benadryl.
Anne Arundel County Police Warn Parents To Monitor Children's Online ActivityA warning from Anne Arundel County police urges parents to monitor their children's online activity and use of social media.