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The school says the threats seem to have come from a fake social media account. At the time of the message, it showed that the account was 'new' and only had one follower.
Destinee Patterson, WRAL reporter
Racist comments were made against a Broughton High School student over the weekend. The threats warned the student against coming to school and used racial slurs.
Pick up any teenager's phone and it's likely packed with social media apps. Lawmakers in Florida have fast-tracked legislation to change that. Reaction to the news in North Carolina has been mixed.
Meta has not budged from its position as a social media leader, as Facebook and Instagram compete against TikTok.
By Eva Rothenberg, CNN
(CNN) -- "The Boys" star Erin Moriarty has left Instagram after facing "verbal abuse" that she said was directed toward her after television personality Megyn Kelly made comments about Moriarty's appearance.
By Alli Rosenbloom, CNN
Teen usage of social media hasn’t dropped much, despite rising concerns about its effects on the mental health of adolescents, a survey from the Pew Research Institute found.
Washington (CNN) -- Instagram-parent Meta has sued the Federal Trade Commission in an attempt to prevent regulators from reopening the company's landmark $5 billion privacy settlement from 2020 and and from banning the social media giant from monetizing the user data of children.
By Brian Fung, CNN
Meta has received more than 1.1 million reports of users younger than 13 on its Instagram platform since early 2019, yet it “disabled only a fraction” of those accounts, according to a newly unsealed legal complaint against the company brought by the attorneys general of 33 states.
Natasha Singer, New York Times
(CNN) -- Since at least 2019, Meta has knowingly refused to shut down the majority of accounts belonging to children under the age of 13 while collecting their personal information without their parents' consent, a newly unsealed court document from an ongoing federal lawsuit against the social media giant alleges.
By Eva Rothenberg, CNN
When Meta launched Threads in July, one of the complaints users had about the platform was that it was impossible to delete your Threads profile without also deleting your Instagram account. Here's a new option.
Meta’s top executives, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, ignored warnings for years about harms to teens on its platforms such as Instagram, a company whistleblower told a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit against Meta, the company that owns Instagram, alleging that it purposefully designed the social media platform to hook children and teenagers.
Mark Bergin, WRAL senior multiplatform producer and The Associated Press
North Carolina says Facebook's parent company is deliberately addicting kids to social media for money. Attorney General Josh Stein and 32 other attorneys general sued Meta after a two-year investigation.
Julian Grace, WRAL anchor/reporter and BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer
The GA Kohler wrecked along the Outer Banks in a 1933 hurricane. In the years since, the tides regularly uncover and rebury the wreckage.
Disabling an app or implementing restrictions, such as filtering out certain words and phrases, on young users' phones may be sound like a daunting process. But platforms and mobile operating systems offer safeguards that could go along way in protecting a child's mental health.
WRAL's guide to the top Instagram-worthy spots at the NC State Fair.
Kaila Curry, Audience Engagement Producer
Meta plans to give Facebook and Instagram users in Europe the option of paying for ad-free versions of the social media platforms as a way to comply with the continent’s strict data privacy rules, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Mark Zuckerberg’s post was promptly criticized by some who saw the decision to obscure the faces as a reflection of his privacy concerns for sharing pictures of his children online, despite his creating massive platforms that allow millions of other parents to do just that.
Meta is adding new safeguards and monitoring tools for teens across its social platforms: parental controls on Messenger, suggestions for teens to step away from Facebook after 20 minutes, and nudges urging young night-owl Instagrammers to stop scrolling. Here’s a look.
With beautiful spring and summer weather on the horizon, you may be looking to get out of the house and explore. Whether you're searching for the perfect photography location or just want to go for a walk in some of Raleigh's most beautiful locations - here are some of the most Instagram-worthy spots in the Raleigh area.
Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer
Caleb Simpson creates video tours of everyday people showing him their homes. His video content is like a mashup of MTV "Cribs" and "Humans of New York."
Mark Bergin, WRAL senior multiplatform producer
Caleb Simpson has 7.2 TikTok followers, 2.16 million YouTube subscribers, 1.3 million Instagram followers and 626,000 followers on Facebook as of April 25, 2023.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers proposed new regulations for how social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram interact with minors.
WRAL staff reports