Snap Stock Surges on Report That Biden May Ban TikTok
Shares in U.S. social media firms Snap and Meta jumped after a report indicated that the Biden Administration could ban TikTok.
New Twist in Snapchat Blackmail Sextortion Scheme Targeting Teens
The I-Team’s Sarah Wallace has the latest on a frightening social media extortion scheme, involving a teenager targeted through Snapchat. The young man’s family reached out after seeing a nearly identical story — but this time, there’s a “real-time” twist.
Teen Extorted in Snapchat Catfishing Scheme Involving Explicit Photos, Family Says
A New York teen said a girl who added him on Snapchat sent explicit photos and asked him to send some back — but those pics fell right into the trap of an extortionist posing as the “girl,” who demanded hundreds of dollars to prevent them from being shared
Teens Extorted in Snapchat Catfishing Scheme
In the scheme, the teens are being enticed to send explicit photos through social media, and then are blackmailed. Law enforcement is now issuing a warning to families in Poughkeepsie. The I-Team’s Sarah Wallace reports.
Mothers Sue Meta, Snap Over Daughters' Social Media Addiction, Mental Health
Tammy Rodriguez alleges in her lawsuit against Meta and Snap that her 11-year old daughter died by suicide after developing an addiction to Instagram and Snapchat
Snapchat Makes It Harder for Kids to Buy Drugs as Overdoses in US Rise
The father of a 16-year-old who overdosed last year after he took fentanyl-laced pills bought on Snapchat said the company’s changes don’t go far enough.
Snapchat Introduces Tool to Help Young People ‘Run for Office'
Run for Office will help eligible Snapchat users, many of whom skew younger, find local races they are eligible for that pertain to their interests, the platform said.
When One Pill Kills
As part of an NBC News series, One Nation Overdosed, eight different victims and their families share their stories.