FBI director: It’s a mistake to get election information on social media

Go to your local elections website for the reliable information, the FBI director said. Angela Lang/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. If a Facebook page or an Instagram post is offering the location of your polling place, you should double check that with your […]

Starbucks is the latest company to pause social media ads

Starbucks might be open for business, but not to advertising on social networks, for awhile anyway. Jessica Dolcourt/CNET Starbucks on Sunday joined a growing list of companies boycotting ads on social networks in a stand against hate speech on the platforms....

Apple’s Tim Cook reflects on tech’s impact on social change

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s proud of the contribution the iPhone has made to helping spur societal changes. CBS News Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s “humbled” by the role his company’s iPhone has been able to play in spurring societal...