Uganda Blocks Facebook Ahead of Contentious Election

NAIROBI, Kenya — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda president has blocked Facebook from operating in his…

What Is Most Popular on Streaming Platforms? Old Network TV Shows

“The Office,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Criminal Minds” represent three genres that have been mainstays in American…

Twitter Removes Over 70,000 QAnon Accounts

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter on Monday said that it had removed more than 70,000 accounts that…

Twitter’s Ban on Trump Shows Where Power Now Lies

In some ways, Mr. Trump’s social media dominance was an accident of history. In 2009, when…

How Parler, a Chosen App of Trump Fans, Became a Test of Free Speech

From the start, John Matze had positioned Parler as a “free speech” social network where people…

He Created the Web. Now He’s Out to Remake the Digital World.

Tim Berners-Lee wants to put people in control of their personal data. He has technology and…

Amazon, Apple and Google Cut Off Parler, an App That Drew Trump Supporters

Other platforms that host posts by right-wing influencers, including CloutHub and MyMilitia — a forum for…

The facial-recognition app Clearview sees a spike in use after Capitol attack.

After the Capitol riot, Clearview AI, a facial-recognition app used by law enforcement, has seen a…

Parler Pitched Itself as Twitter Without Rules. Not Anymore, Apple and Google Said.

In the eyes of many of Mr. Trump’s supporters, Parler was a safe haven from so-called…

The Sperm Kings Have a Problem: Too Much Demand

There have always been infertile straight couples in need of donor sperm, but with the legalization…