Can TikTok’s new CEO convince big brands to spend on the platform? 

TikTok tapped former Disney exec Kevin Mayer last week to be its new CEO and to serve as COO of parent company ByteDance. Hiring a leader in the U.S. is a smart move,...

Trump signs executive order attacking Section 230 legal protections for Facebook and Twitter

(Reuters) — President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, an extraordinary attempt to intervene in...

Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Companies

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday targeting social media platforms, pushing to make them liable for content posted onto their sites, and ordering the Federal Trade Commission and the attorney...

Trump’s Executive Order Could Cause a Misinformation Disaster

President Trump’s feud with Twitter could become a legal matter soon, as the President is reportedly preparing an executive order that would regulate social media companies by targeting Section 230 of the Communications...

Trump Finally Gets The War He’s Always Wanted With Big Tech

President Donald Trump’s proposed executive order that would roll back liability protections for online companies threatens to radically change what content is allowed on social media platforms. And while the executive order may...

Advocates Say Trump’s Executive Order Could Ruin The Internet

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that seeks to remove the protections of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, making social networks and internet services responsible for what people...

What Is Section 230? The Legislation Protecting Social Media

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that targets social media platforms and the content on their sites.  The executive order aims to remove the protections of Section 230 in the Communications...

Kippo raises $2 million for a dating app for gamers

The days when gamers couldn’t get dates are over. Case in point: Kippo has raised $2 million for a dating app for gamers who want to find like-minded companions. The company’s larger idea is...

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook wouldn’t have fact-checked Trump

As President Donald Trump lashes out at Twitter for fact-checking two of his tweets and prepares an executive order targeting social media companies, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has weighed in — on Trump’s side. In...

Facebook is an arbiter of truth, whether Mark Zuckerberg likes it or not

Mark Zuckerberg rarely offers a direct on-the-record opinion about anything to do with Twitter, though it’s not entirely without precedent. Yesterday, however, he walked right into the flames that have engulfed his social media...

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