Twitter starts temporarily restricting abusive accounts
Abusive users can now enjoy a cozier echo chamber than ever before.
Inauguration-protest arrests lead to Facebook data prosecution
Move fast and break democracy.
DHS could demand social media passwords of US visitors
The agency is considering it to vet visitors from Trump’s banned countries list.
The Engadget Podcast Ep 27: American Tune
The ACLU, Adoptly and an immigration ban.
Facebook will reward longer videos that people actually watch
The social network now puts a lot more emphasis on how long people watch a video.
Twitter apps' Explore tab combines moments, trends and more
The social network's new tab debuts on iOS.
How to follow the Obamas after they leave the White House
They'll still be tweeting, and new accounts will act as an archive for their official POTUS and FLOTUS posts.