Facebook slams executive order: ‘It will restrict more speech online’

Facebook has responded to Trump’s executive order that aims to place new restrictions on social media companies. In a statement, the social network said that attempts to limit Section 230 — a more than 20-year-old statute widely regarded as the inter...

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey disagree on fact checking the president

Mark Zuckerberg has waded into Twitter’s spat with Donald Trump over the decision to fact-check his tweets. In an interview with Fox News Thursday, Zuckerberg repeated that he doesn’t believe social media platforms should become the “arbiter of truth...

Facebook will verify identities for suspiciously popular accounts

Facebook has been verifying the identities of Page managers for a while in its quest to stamp out misinformation, but now it’s shifting that attention to individual accounts. The social network will now verify the identities of people behind profiles...

Amazon won’t support HBO Max without Prime Video Channels tie-in

Are you wondering why HBO Max launched without Amazon support? Amazon is happy to fill you in. A company spokesperson told Engadget that it wants to offer the new service through Prime Video Channels, arguing that it was a “priority” for the company....

Ninja’s first Mixer series is a weekly ‘Fortnite’ competition

Ninja (aka Tyler Blevins) is finally stretching his virtual legs months after jumping to Mixer. He’s launching his first produced live series, Ninja Battles featuring Fortnite, on his Mixer channel starting May 28th at 3PM Eastern. The weekly program...

Twitch adds a news and events channel just in time for Summer Game Fest

Twitch has created a new home for gaming-related news. Dubbed Twitch Gaming, the company says the channel will feature game reveals, developer interviews and Twitch drops, with the platform's streamers presenting the content. One of the first things...

Apple TV+ adds every episode of ‘Fraggle Rock’ ahead of reboot

Apple’s plans for Fraggle Rock extend well beyond the recent mini-series. Hot on the heels of Apple ordering a reboot of Jim Henson’s legendary kids’ series, 9to5Mac notes that Apple TV+ now offers the entire back catalog for the show. That’s a rare...