California Will Not Require Social Media Sites To Get Parental Permission For Children Under 13A plan to require social media sites to get a parent or guardian's permission before letting a person under age 13 create an account failed in the California State Assembly.
Nearly Every Child Has Online Presence By Age TwoNearly every two-year-old (92%) in the United States has an online presence and that presence, oftentimes, started before the child was even born.
No, Instagram Will Not Soon Be Using Your Photos Against YouSorry, Julia Roberts, Usher, Pink, and even Governor Rick Perry -- you've been duped.
FBI Wants To Monitor Facebook, Instagram For Domestic Threats In Real TimeThe FBI has quietly been searching for private contractors who could gather and feed to law enforcement tremendous amounts of user data straight from social media platforms.
Instagram Expands Hiding 'Likes' To Make You HappierInstagram is expanding a test to hide how many "likes" people's posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others.
Facebook Down: Users Reporting Posting Problems On Facebook, InstagramFacebook and Instagram users around the world are reporting problems with the social media sites Wednesday morning.
Instagram Is Testing Hiding Your 'Likes'What is Instagram without likes? Some users are about to find out.
Facebook Says More Instagram Passwords Exposed Than ThoughtMillions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago.
Instagram Is Leading Social Media Platform For Child GroomingMore children are being groomed on Instagram than on other social media platforms, new figures suggest, leading to calls for tech companies to face stronger child welfare regulations.
Teen Arrested For Allegedly Making Terrorist Threats To Area High Schools On InstagramPolice said this is a wakeup call for parents to remain vigilant when it comes to smartphones and computers in the hands of children.
Southwest Looking For Instagram Influencers To Take 24 Free Flights And Create StoriesYour Instagram Stories obsession could score you 12 free round trips on Southwest Airlines- as long as you've got at least 2,500 Insta followers.
Folsom Fire Department Made Their Instagram Debut With Holiday VideoThe Folsom Fire Department made their debut on Instagram Friday in a big way, posting a spirited holiday video.
Where Is Ethel? Instagram Star Tortoise Goes Missing From Fairfield HomeShe's an Instagram star with thousands of followers who are rooting for her to be returned safely to her owners.
Park Rangers Recover Bodies From Base Of Popular Yosemite CliffPark rangers have recovered the bodies of a couple from a remote area of Yosemite National Park after they fell to their deaths from a popular cliff used as a backdrop for selfies.
California Officials Blame Social Media For Rise In RescuesLos Angeles County sheriff's rescue crews say the number of rescues are on the rise – and social media is partly to blame.