Tinder is cracking down on catfishing with a photo verification feature to help users tell if the person they are talking to is who they claim to be.
Vulnerabilities in TikTok which could allow hackers to manipulate content on user accounts have been fixed after they were revealed by security researchers.
WhatsApp will no longer work on a number of smartphones in the new year as support ends on some older handsets.
Britain has stepped up its battle with Facebook by rejecting claims it wants a “backdoor” into planned encryption across the social media giant’s messaging apps.
TikTok has admitted it was “wrong” to reduce the visibility of disabled, overweight and LGBTQ+ users on its platform in its early days in an effort to tackle bullying.
TikTok is increasing the minimum age at which people are allowed to send and receive paid virtual gifts to 18 in an attempt to protect children from misuse.
Disabled people are being shut out of online shopping by inaccessible websites and apps, a survey suggests.
Apple’s decision to show the region of Crimea as part of Russian territory in its mapping and weather apps has been labelled as “appeasement” by critics.
An app that helps people across the UK with hearing or speech impairments make phone calls has been relaunched with a new name and a number of improvements.
Currys PC World has launched a full shopping app for the first time ahead of Black Friday and the busy Christmas shopping period.
Snapchat is aiming to lure more users on to its photo-sharing app with a new filter that allows people to change the age of their appearance.
Apple is banning apps related to vaping from its app store amid concern about the effect of vaping on the health of young people.
Instagram is expanding its hidden “likes” trial globally, the social network has announced.
An ad for the app PopJam that encouraged users to “get likes and followers” has been banned over concerns it could be detrimental to children’s mental health and self-esteem.
Facebook has unveiled a new corporate logo which will be stamped across its family of apps in its latest move to bring its various platforms under one roof.
Video sharing app TikTok has denied claims that it removes content sensitive to China, in response to growing national security fears in the US.
A live wallpaper that counts the number of times a person unlocks their smartphone is among a host of experimental apps launched by Google in a bid to help people detach from devices.
Instagram is banning face-altering filters that promote plastic surgery amid a focus on the mental health of its users.
A record number of Christians are using apps and social media to pray and reflect online, data from the Church of England indicates.
Snapchat users are now able to add content from Reddit onto their snap posts, marking a first for the discussion website.