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Meta warns it may shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe
The drama continues for Mark Zuckerberg whose company last week reported it lost daily active users for the first time in its history.
#DeleteFacebook: Why are users being called on to ditch it?
“Horrible company and the name change to #Meta makes it even more of a horrid company,” one Twitter user said under the #DeleteFacebook hashtag.
Australian billionaire launches criminal case against Facebook
He said he he was taking the action to stop people losing money to clickbait advertising scams.
Facebook lost daily users for the first time ever. Here's why
Newly-renamed Meta is investing heavily in its futuristic metaverse project, but for now, relies on advertising revenue for nearly all its income.
Meta faces €2.7bn civil lawsuit for exploiting UK users’ data
A multi-billion euro case is set to be launched against Meta in the United Kingdom, which could see up to 44 million UK Facebook users compensated a shared €2.7bn in damages.
How safe will your data be in Meta’s hyperrealistic metaverse?
Meta has reportedly had hundreds of new patents for hyperrealistic tech approved for its metaverse but none of them mention privacy or safety.
How the metaverse conquered Christmas
This Christmas Meta’s Oculus Virtual Reality app was the most downloaded application on Apple’s App Store.
Avatar ‘groped’ in first sexual assault incident in Meta’s metaverse
“Sexual harassment is no joke on the regular internet, but being in VR adds another layer that makes the event more intense,” the Meta tester said.
What does Meta’s Horizon Worlds metaverse look like?
It is the first attempt at releasing a product since its rebrand from Facebook and is in line with CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s vision of the “metaverse”.
Facebook ordered to sell GIF making service Giphy
The social media giant bought the GIF sharing service last year, but UK competition authorities said it would distort Britain's digital advertising market.
Peter Jackson sells special effects studio as the Metaverse takes over
The Lord of the Rings director has sold Weta Digital, his special effects studio, for €1.38 billion to a software company that wants to develop the metaverse.
‘Staggering scale’ of climate misinformation on Facebook revealed
Activists say Facebook is failing to act on climate misinformation on its platform - and is even benefiting financially from placing climate misinformation on its paid advertising platform.
Mark Zuckerberg should resign as CEO, says Facebook whistleblower
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen said the company - now known as Meta - would never change while the founder remained in charge.
Tech this week: Tesla and Hertz’ $4bn deal and Facebook under pressure
Tesla and Hertz have made a deal that ranks at the top of the list of electric vehicle orders by a single company while Facebook was put in the hotseat by the UK government.
Facebook is rebranding as Meta, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg
It's part of an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the future - something Zuckerberg calls the “metaverse.”
What Facebook's name change to Meta means
Facebook's new name cements the social media giant's pivot towards Mark Zuckerberg's vision of the "metaverse," a merger of the virtual and real world.
Key takeaways from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen
Frances Haugen testified to the UK parliament's Joint Committee on the Draft Online Safety Bill.
Is Facebook about to change its name?
Amid heavy scrutiny, Facebook has reportedly decided it’s time for a new name that aligns with it’s ambitions to build the ‘metaverse’.
Facebook bets big on the metaverse - but what is it?
'Metaverse' refers to the merging of physical, augmented, and virtual reality in a shared online space. Facebook thinks it's the future of the internet.
Four key takeaways from the Facebook whistleblower's Senate hearing
Frances Haugen spent hours giving evidence to a US Senate subcommittee on Tuesday, prompting pushback from Facebook and a memo from Mark Zuckerberg.
Here's how Facebook disappeared from the Internet
The sheer scale of Facebook meant its downtime had ripple effects hitting businesses, advertisers and even locking the company's employees out of their offices.
Facebook promotes hate to make money, whistleblower claims
The social media giant knows hate speech is a problem. It also knows it's profitable, a former employee claimed on Sunday.
Is Facebook’s virtual reality app the future of work meetings?
Facebook is testing a new VR app that allows you to join meetings remotely as an avatar.
Facebook will lift Australia news ban after striking payment deal
On February 18, 2021, Facebook hit back at publishers and the government with a sudden decision to block news on its platform across the entire country.
Facebook Oversight Board announces first six cases for review
All cases involve a decision where Facebook originally decided to remove user content.
Zuckerberg tells Europe: regulate social media or China will set rules
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wants Europe to regulate social media on political advertising and privacy — or risk losing ground to “authoritarian” rules from China.