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From Facebook to Twitter to YouTube, social media platforms are transforming communication and internet culture, even as they raise privacy concerns for users.

The Supreme Court showdown over social media “censorship,” explained

Gen Z falls for online scams more than their boomer grandparents do

How Covid misinformation stayed one step ahead of Facebook

TikTok’s shopping push left my For You page in shambles

Even Elon Musk can’t fully wreck Twitter’s one great superpower

Why TikTokers are drinking laundry detergent

The weird sorrow of losing Twitter

Bye-bye birdie: Twitter is X now

The Biden administration is allowed to talk to social media platforms again — for now

Elon Musk is just throwing money at popular Twitter users now

Twitter is dying. Policing women’s bodies is keeping it alive.

Meta is finally having its moment with the Twitter alternative Threads

Threads won’t kill Twitter if it’s boring

What you need to know about Threads, Instagram’s new Twitter killer app

TikTok is confusing by design

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The ad industry is going all-in on AI

Welcome to the era of the trans it-girl

Jesse Watters, Fox News’s new Tucker Carlson, explained

The ongoing and increasingly weird Reddit blackout, explained

Beatrix Potter, the unlikely hero of the anti-hustle culture movement

How a carmaker’s mistake created the ultimate internet challenge

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What will stop AI from flooding the internet with fake images?

Should we know where our friends are at all times?

Mark Zuckerberg says the hardest part of Meta’s “year of efficiency” is over

Elon Musk tried a big presidential broadcast event and Twitter broke

Montana’s TikTok ban — and the legal challenge of it — explained

President Biden’s new executive action is all about children and the internet

9 questions about the attempts to ban TikTok, answered

Elon Musk won’t stop tweeting his way into trouble

Instagram’s co-founder explains why he’s starting over

Who is Linda Yaccarino, Elon Musk’s pick for new Twitter CEO?

Tucker Carlson’s TV-to-Twitter move could actually pay off

When did we get so obsessed with unique baby names?

What is Bluesky, and why is everyone on Twitter talking about it?

Elon’s blue check disaster is getting worse

In a leaked Q&A, Mark Zuckerberg tells employees “we’re in a different world”

Meta’s lingering layoffs enter their next phase

Fox News won. Dominion won. The rest of us lost.

Is Twitter finally dying?

Trump is no longer the social media king

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