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AGs urge Facebook to drop ‘Instagram for kids’ proposal

Attorneys general from across the U.S., including in North Carolina, have written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13.

Trump threatens defense veto over social media protections

President Donald Trump is threatening to veto a defense policy bill unless it ends protections for internet companies that shield them from being held liable for material posted by their users.

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform’s site’s rules.

North Carolina school official resigns over Facebook posts

A North Carolina school official says a school board member has resigned from his position after posting "insensitive" images on social media.

Speedway loses partnerships after ‘Bubba rope’ post

A North Carolina racetrack has lost some partnerships after its owner advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale online

President Trump escalates war on Twitter, social media protections

President Donald Trump is escalating his war on social media companies, signing an executive order challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet.

Facebook to warn users who ‘liked’ coronavirus hoaxes

Have you liked or commented on a Facebook post about the COVID-19 pandemic that turned out to be a hoax?

Facebook drops Trump ads after census confusion

Facebook on Thursday began taking down ads for the reelection campaign of President Donald Trump that direct people to a survey labeled a “census,” hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said people would confuse it with the once-a-decade head count.

NC reporter has no idea his filter generator is on during Facebook Live

Sometimes reporters use Facebook Live to bring viewers and readers updates from breaking news scenes or to provide updates on current weather conditions. But for one Asheville television reporter, it kind of backfired.

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Lane closures scheduled to preserve Brunswick county bridge

N.C. Department of Transportation plans to work to preserve a Brunswick County bridge is scheduled to begin this weekend and last for several months.

Good Shepherd Center prepares to reopen with full meal service and day shelter

Wilmington's Good Shepherd Center prepares to open its Soup Kitchen doors for full-time weekday breakfast and lunch distribution, and the day shelter will also offer services to homeless people in the Cape Fear.

UNCW issued latest Covid-19 requirements

UNCW will temporarily require face coverings in indoor settings. 

Volunteers needed for clean up at Riverfront Park

Cape Fear River Watch and Island Wildlife - Cape Fear Region are partnering together to clean up Riverfront Park at 10 Cowan St. and the surrounding downtown area on Sunday.