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Meta Raises $10 Billion In Bond Offering

First ever bond offering sees Facebook parent Meta Platforms raise $10 billion, as it seeks to bolster finances, amid heavy…

1 day ago

Facebook At Centre Of US Teenager Home Abortion Case

Court documents show Facebook provided police in the US state of Nebraska with a teenager's private chats about her at…

2 days ago

WhatsApp Update To Allow Users To Leave Groups Silently

Privacy changes to WhatsApp. No more blanket notifications to a group if a user decides to exit the group chat,…

2 days ago

Instagram Rolls Back Changes After Celebrity Criticism

Instagram temporarily rolls back shift to full-screen videos and recommended content after celebrities complain, as parent Meta faces intense pressure

2 weeks ago

FTC Lawsuit To Block Meta Acquisition Of VR Developer Within

American regulator Federal Trade Commission moves to block Facebook parent Meta from acquiring virtual reality fitness app maker Within

2 weeks ago

Meta Posts First Ever Revenue Decline, Amid Intense Pressures

CEO Mark Zuckerberg warns the economic downturn has arrived, as Meta misses earnings forecast and predicts another decline

2 weeks ago

Meta Revamps Facebook Content Feed

Facebook 'Home' revamped to promote discovery of new content, whereas 'Feeds' tab will mostly feature posts from friends and family

3 weeks ago

CMA To Reconsider Order For Meta To Sell Giphy

UK competition regulator, the CMA, tells Silicon UK it has agreed to reconsider over next three months its ruling to…

3 weeks ago

Meta’s Ray-Ban Stories Can Now Make Calls Via WhatsApp

Calling you via...my smart glasses? WhatsApp calling and messaging now integrated into Meta's smart glasses (Ray-Ban Stories)

4 weeks ago

WhatsApp Reactions Expanded To Allow Full Use Of Every Emoji

New update for WhatsApp users will allow the use of any emoji as a reaction, greatly expanding choice for user…

1 month ago

Meta Creates New Virtual Reality Login System

U-turn for Meta's Facebook? New system for users logging into Meta's virtual reality headsets will be deployed from next month

1 month ago

Facebook Demands Old FTC Documents In Antitrust Battle

Fresh development in Meta's battle against US regulator, seeking to force Facebook to divest itself of WhatsApp and Instragram

1 month ago

Meta Slashes Hiring As It Braces For Downturn – Report

CEO Mark Zuckerberg tells staff to brace for a deep economic downturn, as Meta cuts its hiring plans by at…

1 month ago

Google Tells Staff They Can Relocate After Roe v Wade Ending

After US Supreme Court last week removed women's reproduction rights, Google tells staff they can relocate without explanation

1 month ago

Meta, Nvidia, Microsoft etc Create Metaverse Standards Forum

Open standards move. Big name tech firms including Adobe, Microsoft, Meta, Nvidia and Qualcomm form metaverse standards body

2 months ago

Meta Fails To Overturn UK Order To Sell Giphy

Meta has mostly failed in its appeal against the CMA order to sell Giphy, after judges dismissed all but one…

2 months ago

US Supreme Court Seeks Biden Input On WhatsApp’s NSO Lawsuit

Justices on US Supreme Court mull whether Meta's WhatsApp can pursue its lawsuit against NSO Group, and seek Biden administration…

2 months ago

Sheryl Sandberg To Leave Facebook After 14 Years

After fourteen years as chief operating officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg confirms she will leave the firm in the Autumn

2 months ago

Broadcom Meta VR Chip Deal ‘Could Be Worth $1bn A Year’

A deal for Broadcom to develop custom ASIC 'metaverse' chips for Meta could be company's second $1bn-a-year chip deal after…

2 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg Sued By DC AG Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Four years later, and Washington DC Attorney General decides to sue Mark Zuckerberg personally over Cambridge Analytica scandal

3 months ago

Global Digital Tax Law Not Ready Until 2024, Says OECD

Corporation tax delay. Rollout of 15 percent tax agreement for big name corporations only likely in 2024, says head of…

3 months ago

New York Comptroller Calls For Votes Against Twitter, Meta Directors

New York State Comptroller reportedly calls for votes against Twitter, Meta directors over failure to remove violent content after Buffalo…

3 months ago

WhatsApp Adds Customised Business Chats

Facebook parent Meta begins offering cloud-based WhatsApp chat integration for businesses, as it looks for new revenue opportunities

3 months ago

Meta Criticises ‘Clearly Flawed’ German Decision In Court

Facebook owner Meta Platforms tells European Court of Justice German antitrust regulator overstepped boundaries by making data law assesment

3 months ago

Former Meta Content Moderator Sues Company In Kenya

Former content moderator for Facebook owner Meta in Kenya files lawsuit against company and subcontractor, alleging illegal working conditions

3 months ago

Meta Pleases Investors After Daily User Number Growth Returns

Shares in Meta rose 20 percent in relief with modest daily and monthly user growth, despite mixed financial results in…

4 months ago

Meta Begins Appeal Against UK Order To Sell Giphy

Closely watched appeal. UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it will defend its Giphy sale order 'vigorously'

4 months ago

WhatsApp Gains Approval To Double Indian Payment Service – Report

Regulatory approval for Meta's WhatsApp, to more than double the number of users of its payments service in India to…

4 months ago

Meta Finance Move With ‘Zuck Bucks’ Virtual Coins – Report

Plans at Meta to introduce virtual coins and lending services to its apps portfolio, despite cryptocurrency project collapse

4 months ago

Meta Relaxes Covid Booster Requirement For Staff

Facebook's owner confirms it no longer requires staff to provide evidence of a Coronavirus booster shot, but the vaccine requirement…

4 months ago