A woman in the US was reunited with the puppy that she fostered for a week in November when the dog’s new owner walked past her porch.
Twitter has said that accounts belonging to world leaders are not entirely above its rules, warning that it will do more to limit their reach.
Facebook has warned that legitimate and legal speech could be removed as a result of tougher controls put forward by the EU.
Facebook paid £28.5 million in UK taxes last year despite reporting growing revenue of £1.65 billion from advertising sales.
Twitter has apologised for sharing personal contact information from users with advertisers which was only meant for account security purposes.
Instagram has become the latest app to receive the dark mode treatment in a update being rolled out to some users from Tuesday.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called an EU ruling that allows a country to order the removal of defamatory material globally as a “troubling development”.
Facebook said it has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups from the platform which were spreading misinformation about political issues in the Middle East.
Online platforms such as Facebook can be ordered to remove defamatory posts declared as illegal, the EU’s top court has ruled.
Instagram’s Restrict tool, designed to combat bullying on the site by hiding abusive content, is to be rolled out globally, the social media platform has said.
An outage has hit Twitter, preventing some users from tweeting, receiving notifications and viewing direct messages.
Mark Zuckerberg does not see the need for him to attend hearings across the globe scrutinising Facebook’s practices, according to leaked audio from an internal meeting.
Twitter has launched a new filter tool which can hide spam and abusive messages that are sent to users via the platform’s direct messages feature.
China has become a major player in global social media manipulation campaigns, researchers say, amid an overall increase in the number of countries sharing misinformation online.
Facebook posts by MPs can break the usual rules on the social network because they are newsworthy, according to the tech giant’s communications head Sir Nick Clegg.
Twitter is targeting financial scams in its latest attempt to deal with malicious activity on its platform.
Twitter is testing a feature which allows users to hide replies to their tweets that they find abusive or irrelevant.
A former senior aide to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accused of playing a role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has had his Twitter account permanently suspended.
Instagram has announced that tighter restrictions are to be imposed on some posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery.
Facebook is working with the Metropolitan Police to improve the social network’s ability to detect live streaming of terrorism and potentially alert officers about an attack sooner.