Kids will need a parent’s permission to create accounts
Out-of-touch Louisiana lawmakers have passed a bill prohibiting minors from creating social media accounts without parental consent.
Not even worth trying
Big Tech is rolling back all the censorship and policies to curb misinformation ahead of the 2024 election cycle.
Didn’t think the amendment through
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte, 62, appears to be trying to ban social media with an ill-thought-out "amendatory veto" of the state's unconstitutional "ban TikTok" legislation.
Parents allowed to spy on their kids
In a move which is likely to attract support of the State’s youth towards more extreme right-wing parties, the governor of Utah, Spencer Cox, has signed sweeping social media legislation requiring explicit parental permissions for anyone under 18 to use platforms such as TikTok, Instagram and Facebook.
Waiting to see what the lower courts think
A Texas social media law, which was designed to allow white right wingers to fill the interwebs with their unique brand of hate has been blocked by the US Supreme Court at least for now.
Conservative politics comes from god and cannot be censored
Fresh from passing laws giving men control over women’s bodies, Texas politicians now believe that it is “their time” and that the conservative Supreme Court will approve any dumb arse law they want.
At least according to the shrinks
Social media contact during the pandemic made many over-60s feel lonelier and more depressed than no contact at all, new research has found.
Backed by a right wing supporters group
Former President Donald Trump, backed by a lobby group of his wealthy supporters, is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
At least someone will care what you ate for breakfast
The Department of Homeland Security has begun implementing a strategy to gather and analyse intelligence about security threats from public social media posts, DHS officials said.