Facebook and Instagram have become a "breeding ground" for child predators, the New Mexico attorney general has claimed in a lawsuit. Read more
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Pushing back against the surge of misinformation online, California will now require all K-12 students to learn media literacy skills — such as recognizing fake news and thinking critically about what they encounter on the internet. Read more
A Northwestern University project is described as envisioning an “ethical internet” where capitalism is gone and “communes” work to create “sustainable and non-exploitative” infrastructures. Read more
A study recently published by UCLA researchers suggests that showing white people historical photos of racism toward black Americans in the healthcare system helps them believe racism exists today. Read more
Students in Kampala have been beaten and arrested for marching against a 900-mile pipeline co-owned by a French company Read more
Politically liberal people’s lesser empathy toward conservatives stems from a liberal inclination to engage in harsh moral judgment of political opponents. Read more
TikTok is driving online frenzies that encourage anti-social behaviour in the real world, a BBC Three investigation reveals. Read more
A Canadian man who allegedly shouted at a nine-year-old girl and questioned whether she was transgender has been banned from attending elementary school athletics competitions, after an incident that activists say reflects a broader rise in anti-trans hate across the country. Read more
The behaviour of children as young as eight is being affected by them viewing pornography, the children's commissioner for England has said. Read more
One of the world’s oldest newspapers still in print, Austria’s Wiener Zeitung, will primarily move online, after a decision on Thursday by the country’s parliament. Read more