Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., waves after the morning session during the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The 34th annual Allen & Co. conference gathers many of America's wealthiest and most powerful people in media, technology, and sports. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Facebook Is Now The US Federal Election Commission, But With More Secrets

Congratulations, Mark Zuckerberg, your private empire gets to regulate election spending.
File photo dated 09/05/15 of a man using YouTube, as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan urged the site to step up efforts to remove extremist content after it refused to take down four violent videos, flagged by concerned police, showing gang members threatening rivals and describing killing methods.

Internet Platforms Like Facebook Should Be Fined If They Don't Remove Extremist Content, Policy Exchange Says

Social media networks accused of saying ‘fine words’ on issue but not doing enough about it.
The Telegram messaging app logo is seen on a website in Singapore November 19, 2015. The mobile messaging service Telegram, created by the exiled founder of Russia’s most popular social network site, has emerged as an important new promotional and recruitment platform for Islamic State. REUTERS/Thomas White

How Telegram Became The App Of Choice For ISIS

In the hours after the deadly terror attack on Monday in Manchester there was a flurry of activity on the Islamic State militant group's favorite app, an encrypted messaging service called Telegram. E...