This Twitter prank is locking people out of their accounts

Twitter is launching a new appeals feature in its app.Image: leon neal / Getty ImagesTwitter is making it easier for people to appeal decisions about bad behavior on its platform. The company is launching...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shatter Guinness record on Instagram

Instagram is making changes to its recommendations.Image: carl court / Getty ImagesInstagram is taking new steps to limit the reach of content it deems "inappropriate." The app will no longer recommend content that's "inappropriate,"...

Facebook leaks reveal unethical global lobbying strategies

Image: bob al-greene / mashableFacebook's whole business model hinges on collecting data and breaching users' privacy, so it comes as no surprise to learn that the company has been currying favor with politicians around...

Facebook says that Workplace now has 2M paying users

With Slack gearing up to go public and now seeing daily active users of 10 million with 85,000 organizations using it to help employees communicate with each other, Facebook today released some updated...

UK sets out safety-focused plan to regulate internet firms

The UK government has laid out proposals to regulate online and social media platforms, setting out the substance of its long-awaited White Paper on online harms today — and kicking off a public...

The facts about Facebook

This is a critical Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s article in the WSJ on Thursday, also entitled The Facts About Facebook.  Yes Mark, you’re right; Facebook turns 15 next month. What a long time...