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European Union Opens Child Safety Probe Into Meta

European Commission opens an official child safety investigation into Facebook and Instagram-owner Meta Platforms

4 days ago

Judge Dismisses X Lawsuit Against Data-Scraping Firm

San Francisco judge says social media platforms such as X have no right to arbitrarily decide how public data is…

1 week ago

Meta Declines On Heavy AI Spending Plans, Despite Strong Q1

Share price hit after Meta admits heavy AI spending plans, after posting strong first quarter financial results

4 weeks ago

Meta Opens Quest VR OS To Third Party Gadget Makers

Meta Platforms opens operating system behind Quest virtual reality headsets to third parties amidst competition from Apple, Sony

4 weeks ago

Judge Dismisses Some Harm Claims Against Meta, Zuckerberg

Good news for Mark Zuckerberg as judge dismisses some claims in dozens of lawsuits alleging Facebook, Instagram harms children

1 month ago

Google Begins Removal Of California News Ahead Of Proposed Law

Consequences of Assembly Bill 886. Google begins removing California news websites from some search results

1 month ago

UK Regulator Flags Competition Risks Of AI Foundation Models

British competition regulator has “real concerns” regarding AI foundation models controlled by small number of firms

1 month ago

Instagram To Blur Nude Images In Messages To Minors

Nudity protection measure. Meta confirms Instagram will begin testing the blurring of any naked images sent to minors

1 month ago

Meta Shows Off Next Generation AI Chip

Next generation of Meta's custom AI chip, MTIA, is able to support new generative AI (GenAI) products and services

1 month ago

EU Opens Investigation Into Apple, Google, Meta

EU launches probe into Apple, Google and Meta's competition practices under new DMA rules as pressure mounts on tech giants

2 months ago

Microsoft, Meta, X, Match Group Challenge Apple App Store Terms

Big tech players side with Epic Games, and allege Apple is flouting court order over its App Store in the…

2 months ago

Meta Sues Former VP, After Move To AI Startup

Former data centre VP is sued by Mark Zuckerberg's Meta, which alleged “brazenly disloyal and dishonest conduct”

2 months ago

Meta Adds Messaging Interoperability For Whatsapp, Messenger

Meta turns on interoperability for Messenger and WhatsApp, to comply with EU digital markets act (DMA), but only if Signal…

2 months ago

Instagram Tops TikTok As World’s Most Downloaded App

Meta's Instagram beats TikTok to become most downloaded app in the world for 2023 after introducing copycat short-video feature

2 months ago

Facebook, Instagram Login Restored After Widespread Outage

Widespread outage at Meta impacted Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and disrupted users from access those platforms

2 months ago

NSO Ordered To Hand Over Spyware Code To WhatsApp

US Judge orders spyware firm NSO Group to hand over Pegasus code to Meta's WhatsApp as part of the ongoing…

3 months ago

Meta Forms Team To Protect EU Elections From AI Risks

Facebook parent Meta forms dedicated team to protect upcoming EU Parliament elections in June from generative AI fraud

3 months ago

London Tribunal Approves £3bn Facebook Lawsuit

Competition Appeal Tribunal approves mass lawsuit against Facebook parent Meta worth up to £3bn over 'unfair' compensation for users' data

3 months ago

New York City Sues Social Media Firms Over Youth Mental Health

Cash grab or genuine? Social media firms face lawsuit from New York over a mental health crisis among young people

3 months ago

What Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Of Apple Vision Pro Headset

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg opens up about the recently released Apple Vision Pro headset in Instagram post

3 months ago

Russian Court Orders Arrest Of Meta Spokesman

Empty threat? Court in Moscow orders arrest in absentia of Meta spokesman Andy Stone, over terrorism-related charges

3 months ago

Meta Removes Facebook, Instagram Accounts Of Iran’s Supreme Leader

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has his Facebook and Instagram accounts permanently removed by Meta

3 months ago

Meta To Begin Labelling Other Companies’ AI Images

Meta to begin labelling AI-generated images from other companies on Facebook, Instagram, Threads amidst fears over misinformation and deception

3 months ago

Facebook Manipulated Media Policy ‘Incoherent’, Board Finds

Facebook Oversight Board finds policy on manipulated media 'incoherent' amidst concern over election misinformation

3 months ago

Meta Pleases As ‘Year Of Efficiency’ Pays Off With FY23 Results

Mark Zuckerberg and his “year of efficiency” pledge made in Feb 2023, has been viewed as successful by investors

4 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg Apologises To Parents At Senate Hearing

CEOs of Meta, TikTok, X and other platforms appear before Senate Judiciary Committee to discuss online protections for children

4 months ago

Meta To Reduce Unwanted Messages To Teens On Facebook, Instagram

Protecting teens. Social media giant Meta to impose stricter message settings for teenagers on Facebook and Instagram

4 months ago

Meta Criticised Over ‘Irresponsible’ AI Plans

Meta chief Mark Zuckerberg talks up AI on par with human intelligence, promises to make 'widely available' to public

4 months ago

Sheryl Sandberg To Step Down From Meta’s Board

Former operating chief Sheryl Sandberg is to step from board of directors at Meta Platforms, after quitting COO role in…

4 months ago

Meta To Hide Eating Disorder, Suicide Posts From Teenagers

Posts about suicide and eating disorders will be hidden from the Instagram and Facebook feeds of teenagers

4 months ago