TikTok Confirms Employees Can Decide What Goes ‘Viral’

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Going viral on social media isn’t as organic as you think — at least not on TikTok. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information It was confirmed over the week that TikTok’s U.S. employees could determine what goes “viral” on the social media platform, Forbes confirms. Claims of the ability surfaced with the announcement of the new […]

Senators To Introduce New Legislation “Kids Online Safety Act”

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Two U.S. senators will introduce a bill today that would protect children online. The “Kids Online Safety Act” is co-sponsored by Democrat Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Republican Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The bill would require social media platforms to provide parents with tools to protect their children from harmful […]

Instagram to Bring Back “Version” of Chronological Timeline as Option for Users

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For years, or really since Instagram was bought by Facebook, users have complained about the multiple updates made to the photo-sharing app. One update, in particular, was when Facebook decided to do away with Instagram’s chronological order. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Well now, it seems as if many people’s prayers have been answered. Instagram […]

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Experience Massive Outages

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The week has gotten off to a very rocky start for some of the world’s biggest tech giants as three of the world’s largest social media platforms experienced massive global outages, leaving millions of users unable to access many of the features of their accounts. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp websites […]

Facebook and Instagram Announce Exclusive Music and Programming to Celebrate Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month

Facebook and Instagram Announce Exclusive Music and Programming to Celebrate Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month

Facebook and Instagram celebrate Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month by showcasing how the communities are “Taking Heritage Forward” to shape society and culture. Music is a key component of connection, storytelling, and influence in the Latinx and Hispanic Heritage community. The new project will elevate their voices and create music videos and content. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Facebook To Delete Hateful Comments About Lizzo Amid Bullying

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No negative comments tolerated. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Facebook is stepping up to defend Lizzo.  TMZ reported Tuesday that the social media platform has removed hateful and insensitive comments about the “Rumors” singer.  A source at Facebook says the company has already removed numerous comments on Lizzo’s most recent social media posts and will […]

Trump’s Facebook Suspension Upheld by Company’s Oversight Board

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Donald Trump attempted to reverse the suspension of his Facebook and Instagram accounts, but the decision of his banning was upheld by the Oversight Board. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Variety, Facebook’s Oversight Board is an independent body established by the social giant to review content-policy decisions. In a statement the Board upheld […]

Twitter and Facebook Suspend Donald Trump’s Account

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In the words of Malcolm X, the chicken have come home to roost. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Wednesday (Jan. 6) pro-Trumpers breached the Capitol Building. The act of domestic terrorism interrupted members of Congress during a meeting to confirm the results of the 2020 election. Some Republican Senate and House members intended to […]

Facebook Audits Itself and Catches a Civil Rights Fade

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On Wednesday, Facebook released the results of a two-year long audit and they were not good. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to the report, the company made decisions that “represent significant setbacks for civil rights.” Carried out by civil rights attorney Laura W. Murphy, and the law firm Relman Colfax, the team conducted interviews […]

Netflix Being Asked to Chill On Streaming Or Possibly Break The Internet

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Netflix is being urged by the European Union to stop showing video in high definition. They are asking other streaming platforms as well to prevent the internet from breaking under the strain of unprecedented usage. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information More people are anticipated to use the services due to the coronavirus pandemic. With millions […]

[WATCH] John Legend/Facebook Premieres ‘Dear John: Legendary Love Letters’ Animated Series

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Singer/songwriter John Legend has collaborated with Facebook for a new animated series about true love stories from around the world just in time for Valentine’s Day. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The first of the eight episode series premiered yesterday on John Legend’s Facebook Page with new episodes dropping daily through the 14th. Dear John: Legendary Love […]

R. Kelly ‘Surviving Lies’ Page Launches, Facebook Deletes It

R. Kelly 'Surviving Lies' Page Launches, Facebook Deletes It

A Facebook page created to discredit the alleged victims who appeared on the Surviving R. Kelly documentary was launched on Monday, January 7th. However, it was quickly removed.TMZ reports that a rep from Facebook said the page violated community guidelines. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “The Page violated our Community Standards and has been removed,” […]

California Rings in 2020 with Controversial Data Privacy Overhaul

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Consumer data has been a hot-button issue in recent years with celebrities, artists, consumer advocacy organizations, and politicians on both sides of the aisle advocating for stronger digital privacy measures. The California Consumer Privacy Act, which went into effect on January 1, 2020, has been widely lauded as the “most sweeping data privacy law in […]

“Free speech and paid speech are not the same thing:” Facebook Staff Demand Organization prevent false information in political ads

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The 2020 election is almost a year away, but the buzz surrounding the election is getting louder by the day. Whether it’s hip-hop artists and celebrities such as Alicia Keys, Angie Martinez, H.E.R., Fat Joe, Flipp Dinero, Becky G, CNCO, and Farruko encouraging fans to register to vote through their Rock the Vote initiative or […]

Facebook and Instagram Take Major Plunge into Video Content Broadcasting

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If there’s one thing that celebrities and hip-hop artists (and those who aspire to be celebrities and hip-hop artists) love, it’s social media. If there’s a close second, it’s YouTube. From Young Thug’s 12 hours long YouTube live stream, “Meet Me at the London,” to YouTube serving as the modern replacement for MTV, there’s no shortage […]

Celebrities Fall Prey to Viral Instagram Hoax, Quickly Recant


“Deadline today!! It can be used in court cases against you.” These were the first lines of text on the blurry screenshot shared by thousands of Instagram users over the past few days- as well as major artists, celebrities, entertainers, and even politicians including Julia Roberts, Usher, Pink, Rob Lowe, Judd Apatow, Debra Messing, and […]

Facebook Fined $5 Billion by FTC! Is That Chump Change Or A Major ‘L’ For Zuckerberg?


On Friday, the news about The Federal Trade Commission’s $5 billion fine against Facebook hit the public with great speculation and awe. Everybody’s auntie’s favorite social network founded by CEO Mark Zuckerberg raked in over $15 billion in first-quarter revenue, despite struggling with various privacy and hate speech scandals, getting caught but in election interference reports […]