Facebook's Suicide Prevention Tools Connect Friends, Test Privacy

NPR is reporting that people who struggle with suicidal thoughts will often reach out to friends and family first. But when our social circle lives online these days, the biggest social media...

Apple's Cook Takes Rivals To Task Over Data Privacy

NPR is reporting that Apple CEO Tim Cook made headlines this week when he lashed out at rival tech companies for selling people's personal data. He didn't mention Google, Facebook or...

Google cracks down on 'revenge porn' under new nudity policy

The Associated Press is reporting that Google plans to censor unauthorized nude photos from its influential Internet search engine in a policy change aimed at cracking down on a malicious...

Introducing Moments: A Private Way to Share Photos With Friends

Facebook has introduced a new standalone app called Moments to help share photos friends took during big or small social life events -- a small trip, a night out, a wedding.

Now users no...

Letting Your Kids Play in the Social Media Sandbox

Nick Bilton of The New York Times asked the question on whether we should let children about the age of 10 to join social networks and how we can protect the their privacy and shield them from...

When the Cyberbully Is You

Nick Bilton from The New York Times asks the question "Why are people so mean on the Internet? It’s a question we have been trying to answer for more than a decade, but the matter seems to be...

Pope offers 'Stone Age' tips to youth for living the digital world well

Whether you still stick to books or magazines or get everything online, Pope Francis said all media should encourage and edify -- not enslave.

Instagram Announces Plans to Expand Advertising

Instagram is cranking up its money machine, and that means a lot more ads in your photo feed.

Facebook Messenger tracks your location by default

If you use Facebook Messenger on an Android phone you might want to check your settings. The app tracks and sends your location to everyone you chat with -- by default.

You can turn off...

Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015

24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones.

Aided by the convenience and constant access provided by mobile devices, especially...

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Facebook's Suicide Prevention Tools Connect Friends, Test Privacy
NPR is reporting that people who struggle with suicidal thoughts will often reach out to friends and family first. But when our social circle lives online these days, the biggest social media...
Apple's Cook Takes Rivals To Task Over Data Privacy
NPR is reporting that Apple CEO Tim Cook made headlines this week when he lashed out at rival tech companies for selling people's personal data. He didn't mention Google, Facebook or...