Lawmaker blasts Facebook’s new deepfakes policy as ‘wholly inadequate’
Deepfakes took center stage during a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
Security flaws found in TikTok could have let hackers access videos
The vulnerabilities have reportedly been fixed.
Covington teen settles defamation lawsuit with CNN
He sought $275 million in compensatory and punitive damages.
Vets say Russian trolls are targeting them, and Trump is ignoring their concerns
One organization has reportedly been sounding the alarm.
YouTube announces it will restrict data collection on children’s videos
The move comes after the company settled with the FTC in September.
Facebook bans manipulative deepfakes in advance of congressional hearing
Facebook will be among those speaking before Congress about deepfakes on Wednesday.
Congress is finally taking a look at deepfakes
The House subcommittee wants to discuss how to 'combat harmful deception and manipulation' online.
Ring will now let users opt-out from receiving police requests
The announcement isn't enough for some groups that have been critical of the company.
School district’s launch of facial recognition program sparks outcry
The school's decision has faced criticism from civil rights groups.
Selective Service website crashed as people panicked over Iran news
The timing of the tweet caught some people's attention.
Code for deepfake function found in TikTok, sister app
TikTok said it doesn't plan on introducing the feature in the future.
People are trolling Trump’s flag tweet after Soleimani airstrike
The president's tweet was met with criticism—and some jokes.
Bernie Sanders warns war with Iran would be ‘even worse’ than Iraq
Many 2020 Democrats have reacted to the situation.
You have just 30 days to stock up on flavored e-cigs
The policy exempts devices and flavors typically sold in vape shops.
White nationalist who spoke at Unite the Right rally arrested on kidnapping charges
He was charged with kidnapping, domestic violence, and possession of a firearm during a crime of violence.
How Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Spotify are handling 2020 political ads
Tech giants are making major tweaks.