School lawsuits over social media harm face tough legal road
Like the tobacco, oil, gun, opioid and vaping industries before them, the big U.S. social media companies are now facing lawsuits brought by public entities that seek to hold them accountable for a huge societal problem in the mental health crisis among youth.
Facebook Marketplace is changing: Meta is ending vehicle, home listings from Facebook business Pages
Meta said in a news release and emails to users on Wednesday that it will no longer support the ability for all sellers to create vehicle and real estate/rentals listings using a Facebook business Page.
Change your password now: Meta warns at least 1 million accounts may be compromised due to malware apps, report says
Facebook users may want to take caution and change your passwords as soon as possible after the network warns more than one million accounts may be compromised, according to a report by Forbes.
In Ian's wake, worried families crowdsource rescue efforts
Desperate to locate and rescue their loved ones, social media users are sharing phone numbers, addresses and photos of their family members and friends online for anyone who can check on them after Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida.
Facebook parent settles suit in Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook’s corporate parent has reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit alleging the world’s largest social network service allowed millions of its users’ personal information to be fed to Cambridge Analytica, a firm that supported Donald Trump’s victorious presidential campaign in 2016.
Taylor Swift English class will be offered at UT Austin this fall
This fall, undergraduate students in the liberal arts honor program at University of Texas Austin will have the opportunity to take an academic course that will study Taylor Swift’s written lyrics, according the UT English Department’s Facebook post.