THE WINDING ROAD

"BOUGHT a condo and Porsche on the same day" - so ran a post on Facebook by a former schoolmate. Said post was followed by an emoji of a wad of money taking flight.

[BENGALURU] Facebook has removed several pages, groups and accounts on its platforms from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia, citing "coordinated inauthentic behavior"....

[BENGALURU] Chinese video app TikTok said on Thursday it will not allow paid political advertisements on its platform as they do not fit into the experience it aims to provide to millions of its...

[WASHINGTON] A majority of Americans believe social media platforms have too much control over news they see and many express concern that they get a less favourable "mix" of information as a...

[SAN FRANCISCO] For years, people who use Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have chased Likes as a status symbol. More Likes on a social media post meant it was popular, engaging and worthwhile.

THE success of viral memes, videos and pictures in spreading online disinformation is fuelling organised social media manipulation on Instagram and YouTube, researchers at Oxford University said...

A NEW social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes US tech giants Facebook and Google with a new cybersecurity law.

[WASHINGTON] US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards...

[NEW YORK] A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried chicken sandwich. Other outlets in...

[BEIJING] When a projectile struck a Hong Kong woman in the eye this week as protesters clashed with the police, China responded quickly: Its state television network reported that the woman had...