Anti-Defamation League CEO on lawmakers comparing COVID-19 restrictions to the Holocaust

Anti-Defamation League CEO on lawmakers comparing COVID-19 restrictions to the Holocaust

Several lawmakers have compared COVID-19 restrictions to policies implemented under Nazi rule during the Holocaust. Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt spoke with Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers on CBSN about why such comparisons are inappropriate and upsetting to Jewish people,…

How President Trump's social media ban may be helping him

How President Trump’s social media ban may be helping him

A Wall Street Journal article suggests former President Donald Trump is benefiting from being banned by major social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, which suspended his accounts after the January 6 assault on the Capitol due to his continued…

Many Americans say social media makes it harder to distinguish fact from fiction

Many Americans say social media makes it harder to distinguish fact from fiction

Millions of Americans still do not believe in the validity of the 2020 election results, despite there being no evidence of fraud. Distrust continues ahead of this year’s midterms, which are bound to be wrapped up in conspiracies. CBS News…

Report: Facebook remains extremist breeding ground after January 6

Report: Facebook remains extremist breeding ground after January 6

A D.C.-based watchdog group says Facebook is still a breeding ground for extremism a year after it was used as a tool leading up to and in the aftermath of the U.S. Capitol riot. Katie Paul, director of the Tech…

Report looks into Facebook's role ahead of January 6 attack

Report looks into Facebook’s role ahead of January 6 attack

A new investigation by ProPublica and the Washington Post reveals how Facebook dissolved a “political moderation task force” in the weeks leading up to the January 6 attack on the Capitol. The previously unreported task force was created in an…

Motel that gained a following on TikTok takes in people who need a home

Motel that gained a following on TikTok takes in people who need a home

Brian Arya has been working at his dad’s motel for years, and making TikTok videos during his night shift helps make the job fun. Social media also helped the hotel become a safe place for people in need. Caitlin O’Kane…

Facebook whistleblower shares fears about metaverse

Facebook whistleblower shares fears about metaverse

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is raising fears about the metaverse. In an exclusive interview with CBS News, Haugen details why she’s worried the tech giant will struggle to moderate content and keep users safe in the virtual realm. CBSN tech…

AMC CEO On The Apes And His Wild Ride To Save The Company — Full Interview

AMC CEO On The Apes And His Wild Ride To Save The Company — Full Interview

In September 2021, AMC CEO Adam Aron sat down with CNBC’s Melissa Lee to discuss the “ape movement” and what the future holds for the movie theater chain. Parts of the interview ran in CNBC’s documentary How the AMC apes…

Instagram CEO testifies before lawmakers on platform's impact on teen users

Instagram CEO testifies before lawmakers on platform’s impact on teen users

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri appeared before a Senate subcommittee investigating the social media platform’s potentially harmful impact on young users. CBS News congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss the major moments of the hearing and…

Trump social media venture facing major hurdles

Trump social media venture facing major hurdles

Federal regulators are now investigating the financing behind former President Trump’s new social media startup. CBSN technology reporter Dan Patterson joins “CBSN AM” to break down the investigation and tell us more about the Trump social media venture. CBSN is…