Facebook, messenger and Instagram were reported as down by users, especially in Europe and the US.
Microsoft says it will extend its cyber security protection across the continent to help in the fight against influencing campaigns ahead of the European Parliament elections
The accounts were engaging in "malicious activity," said the social media giants.
Scrolling through social media you may have noticed everyone from your friends to celebrities participating in the "10-year challenge", comparing current photos of themselves with those from over a decade ago.
Melting glaciers, dying coral reefs, destroyed cities. Organizations and users around the world are using the #TenYearChallenge to shine a spotlight on real issues
A teenager in search of free chicken nuggets has been knocked off the top of the ranking for the most-retweeted post of all time — Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, has taken first position.
Rare, blue or gold? Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery has been heavily fined by the club after he lashed out at critics on social media over a video over him eating a gold-coloured steak
Online hate must be combatted, and will is not enough – we must ensure the tools we are using are as optimal as they can be. Failure on either front will mean those who spread hate online win.
Russian officials have taken to Twitter to criticize the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for threating Russia during it’s current military exercises, Trident Juncture, which are taking place between October 25 and November 7 in and around Norway.
Stars of ‘Game of Thrones’ and its network have reacted to a tweet by US President Donald Trump in which he used imagery and language from the hit show to promote upcoming sanctions against Iran.
Facebook announced that it had removed multiple pages, accounts, and groups from Facebook and Instagram that were part of a coordinated disinformation campaign originating in Iran.
The far-right French politician is under investigation for sharing images of atrocities carried out by the Islamic State jihadist group.
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The ratio of junk news to professionally-produced news observed in the run-up to the Sweden vote is at a similar level to the 2016 US presidential election, researchers say.
Elon Musk has doubled down on his claim that a British explorer who was instrumental in freeing a group of Thai boys trapped in a cave is a “pedo”.
As a 7.3-magnitude rattled their country on Tuesday, Venezuelans poke fun at their 'bad luck' with memes.
The European Commission is considering imposing an hour-long deadline for social networks to remove terrorist and extremist content after voluntary measures appear to have failed.
Germany are now out of the World Cup following a surprise defeat by South Korea. Euronews looks at how Germans on social media took the news.
Euronews speaks to American politics expert, Vincent Michelot, discussing the effects of the US President's enraged Twitter outburst following the weekend's G7 Summit.