social media

Mark Zuckerberg off the hook for children’s Instagram addiction, judge rules

Apr 16, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, can breathe a sigh of relief – for now. A judge has dismissed 25 lawsuits that aimed to hold him…

TikTok vs. Instagram: The rivalry heats up with new photo app, TikTok Notes

Apr 9, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

TikTok is making another move into Instagram’s territory with a new app called TikTok Notes. Multiple users have been receiving notifications about the upcoming launch…

Four Canada school boards sue “addictive” social media platforms for $4.5 billion

Mar 29, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Four major school boards in Ontario, Canada, have filed a lawsuit against Meta (Facebook and Instagram), Snap (Snapchat), and ByteDance (TikTok) for a collective sum…

Beyond The Likes: What Really Happens When Your Content Goes Viral

Mar 5, 2024
Jada Parrish

On some level, I think it is every photographer’s dream to have one of their photos go viral on the internet. But is it actually…

Instagram and Threads will no longer recommend political content

Feb 12, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

As the elections are approaching, the number of false news and AI fakery is getting insane. So, after Midjourney, Meta has also decided to pull…

Meta to label AI-generated content on all its platforms

Feb 7, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Just after it was criticized for its “inconsistent fake videos policy”, Meta started labeling AI-generated images across its platforms. This includes Facebook, Instagram, and Threads,…

Meta ordered to change its “incoherent” fake video policy

Feb 6, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Meta’s Oversight Board, an external group reviewing moderation decisions on Facebook and Instagram, ordered Meta to rewrite its “incoherent” rules against fake videos. It started…

TikTok takes on YouTube with horizontal videos and longer runtimes

Jan 31, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

TikTok is best-known for vertical videos and bite-sized content, but it’s changing its course. According to some creators, the app is now nudging them towards…

Rats’ photo booth makes a point about humans and social media

Jan 29, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

French artist Augustin Lignier has created a unique and thought-provoking installation Selfie Rats. He trained two pet store rats to take selfies in exchange for…

Hey random stranger, you can no longer send Instagram messages to teens

Jan 26, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

In a bid to create a safer and more controlled online environment for teenagers, Meta is rolling out some new features and adjustments for teens’ Instagram and Messenger. No more sliding into teenagers’ DMs, and parents will have more power over shaping their teens’ online experiences.