Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules That Protect User DataThe Republican-led Senate has voted to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.
YouTube Losing Advertisers Over Distasteful VideosSeveral major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on YouTube after discovering that their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.
Facebook Rape Stirs Questions About Witnessing Crimes OnlineThe case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while some 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions: What's the obligation of bystanders? And why do they not intervene?
Google Hopes 'Offensive' Flag Improves Search QualityGoogle is trying to improve the quality of its search results by directing review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive to some of the website's users.
YouTube To Offer Its Own Pay-TV ServiceKnown for cat videos and DIY makeup tutorials, YouTube is the latest company to offer a version of cable TV that looks and feels more like Netflix. Dish, Sony and AT&T already have internet cable alternatives.
UN Chief Says Populism Has Triggered A Rise In IntoleranceSecretary-General Antonio Guterres says the rise of populism has triggered an increase in anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of intolerance.
Pokemon & Powerball Among 2016's Top Google SearchesThe Olympics, the presidential election and "Pokemon GO" are among Google's top trending searches of 2016. But it was Powerball that topped the list, as the lottery handed out a $1.6 billion prize in January.
Video Of Dak Prescott Tossing Trash Goes viralThe video that has blown-up the internet shows Dak sitting, drinking some water and making an incomplete toss of the used up into the trash.
Twitter Adds Options To Curb Online HarassmentTwitter has long been criticized as a hotbed for online harassment. But now, the social media platform is expanding ways to curb the amount of abuse that users see, and making it easier to report such conduct.
Trump Owns Website Names That Bash HimDonald Trump owns more than two dozen web addresses that sound like they're bashing the Republican presidential nominee, his business interests or his political aspirations. What would he want with such insulting domains?
YouTube Playing Key Role In Google's SuccessYouTube has emerged as a breakout star in Google's cast of services, as the online video site upstages cable television among a younger generation of viewers looking for amusement, news and music.
Former Fort Worth Drama Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn ChargeA 24-year-old man who taught at Southwest High School in Fort Worth pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography Wednesday morning.