Along with a multiple-billion dollar fine, Facebook is required to have an "outside assessor"–a sort of privacy cop–to monitor violations of users' privacy, the targeted spread of harmful content, and instances of collecting far more data than is warranted.
The agency won't say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.
Dozens of hateful posts in a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents raise questions about how well if at all the company is policing disturbing postings and comments made outside of public view.
New innovations are forcing citizens to revisit some foundational questions of governance about who should be shaping the future of the country.
A new study finds students believe it is a teacher's responsibility to get them to not use technology for purposes unrelated to class.
New research finds that computers are most effective as teaching tools when used sparingly, and to teach kids at certain ages specific subjects.
To understand any potential dangers presented by the Chinese company, we need to understand the difference between vulnerabilities, backdoors, and bugdoors.
The solution is not to turn off our phones; it's to develop social, economic, and political structures that address deeper issues of social disconnection and overwork.
With access to seemingly unlimited social archives, young people still understand nostalgia. It might just be a bit different from their parents' version.
China and Hong Kong have started using tech to create "smart" prisons. Should the U.S. consider following their lead?
At some level, we are all experiencing the Web's toxic possibilities. But as with other toxins, young developing bodies and brains are more susceptible.
Other research suggests that women are more likely to experience both sexism and sexual harassment in male-majority workplaces.
Take some time to talk with the young adults in your life about recent technological changes—their responses may surprise you.
I'm hopeful that the next generation of children, after watching us be fools for our devices, may decide it's not worth it.
The people designing the world's technology should reflect the diversity of those using it.
Middle-class pedestrians sometimes think an iPhone is a luxury for a poor person. In fact, that device can help them find resources, health care, and community.
Facebook and YouTube rushed to remove violent videos. An expert discusses why we need a "reckoning" for online content moderation.
A review of a new tool to determine eligibility for private care for vets by the U.S. Digital Service recommended the agency scrap the software and start over.
The U.S. and China are increasingly rival superpowers—albeit deeply interdependent frenemies—and that has spread into tech innovation as well.
The Chinese telecom company is expected to argue that it has been punished without trial, violating the Constitution.
Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, and Palantir are among those who could lose city and county contracts if new legislation passes.
House Democrats are offering $1.6 billion to implement new surveillance technologies at the border and add more border-patrol officers. Human rights groups are concerned.