Internet

FTC: Facebook misled parents, failed to guard kids' privacy

U.S. regulators say Facebook misled parents and failed to protect the privacy of children using its Messenger Kids app, including misrepresenting the access it provided to app developers to private user data.

Internet

The battle to build a child-friendly metaverse

As a young woman straps on her vest and headset and becomes immersed in a virtual world, Mainak Chaudhuri talks excitedly about the potential of the technology.

Internet

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing

Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users—TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube—tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook's potential harms spills over to ...

Business

Congress eyes new rules for tech: What's under consideration

Should TikTok be banned? Should younger children be prevented from engaging with social media? Can the government make sure private information is secure? What about brand new artificial intelligence interfaces? Or should ...

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