Social Media

Tips for controlling what kids see online

Parents often worry what their children see online. Ken Colburn of the Data Doctors has suggestions for controlling what kids can access.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 02:31am EST

Feds say Web privacy firm deceived consumers

FTC says firm that offered online privacy certificates didn't check compliance

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 05:10am EST

AT&T drops 'super cookies' from cellphone data

AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones, Verizon says it still uses 'super cookies'

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 06:16pm EST

Facebook's privacy update: 5 things to know

Facebook's privacy update: 5 things to know about how your data are tracked and used

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 12:20am EST

Free apps can cost you your privacy

Everyone loves free. If it doesn't cost anything, someone will likely take it. But, as we know, nothing is actually free. And with smartphone and tablet apps the cost is usually personal information.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 02:25am EST

Pew: People feel loss of control of personal info

Pew study finds widespread concerns over online privacy and security among Americans

Friday - 11/14/2014, 02:10pm EST

War of words, presidential style

Bill Clinton issued a shot across the bow at as his successor George W. Bush this week.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 11:12am EST

'Say Thanks' to friends with new Facebook video

As Thanksgiving approaches, Facebook has unveiled a new way to say thanks to your friends with the help of a personalized video.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 08:10am EST

A spacecraft on a comet? Sure, but why can't we ...

The hashtag took off almost immediately after the seemingly impossible landing.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 07:08am EST

Update on the latest business

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 02:39pm EST

New way to 'unfollow' friends without 'unfriending' them (Video)

Tired of friends on Facebook who overshare and fill your timeline with endless posts? There's now an easy way to unfollow them without unfriending them.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:05am EST

What is D.C.'s most-liked TV show on Facebook?

Facebook has released a list of what TV shows and movies and D.C. natives like on Facebook compared to other Americans.

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 09:53am EST

Woman who vowed to end life says 'it doesn't seem like the right time' (Video)

Brittany Maynard, whose terminal brain cancer prompted her to say she planned to end her life Saturday, has released a new video saying "I still have enough joy," and "it doesn't seem like the right time now."

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 09:44am EDT

Man's mission: Have coffee with 1,000-plus Facebook friends

He was going to cull his friends, "but then I thought that I should see if I could get to know them instead."

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 06:34am EDT

Traffic reporter accidentally calls anchor 'fat' on air

A TV traffic reporter got an embarrassing lesson in what can happen when a microphone is live.

Tuesday - 10/28/2014, 09:32am EDT

FTC names privacy expert as chief technologist

FTC appoints outspoken privacy advocate Ashkan Soltani as new chief technologist

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Obama announces plan to tighten security for debit cards used for federal benefits

Saturday - 10/18/2014, 04:12pm EDT

Teen brand sells just one tiny size, some outraged

A popular clothes line targeting teenage girls is drawing customers and criticism for only selling a single size -- small.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:44pm EDT

A ‘hairy' new flaw with the iPhone 6?

Does your new iPhone 6 have you pulling your hair out, but not on purpose? You're not alone. Customers are taking to social media to voice their concerns over a possible design flaw.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 09:31am EDT

Sharing 'epic' moments leads to loneliness

Many people aim for moments they can describe as "epic," but new research shows sharing extraordinary experiences can come at a social cost.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 05:51am EDT
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