Kenyan Facebook moderators accuse Meta of not negotiating sincerely
The lawyer representing 184 former Facebook content moderators based in Kenya who have sued the site's parent company, Meta, over working conditions and pay has told the judge that Meta was not sincere in trying to reach an out-of-court settlement as agreed in the last court session.
Court sides with Norwegian regulator's $100K daily fine imposed on Meta over ad privacy concerns
Meta has lost a legal battle to freeze an order from Norway’s data protection authority that imposes hefty fines on the Facebook and Instagram owner over advertising practices deemed to violate user privacy.
Thailand threatening to shut down Facebook, alleging it doesn't screen ads well enough
A Thai Cabinet minister is threatening to try to shut down Facebook in the country, saying the social media platform does not do enough to screen the advertisements it runs, leaving people vulnerable to costly scams.
Facebook owner Meta carries out threat to block news in Canada. Google plans to do the same
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta is keeping its promise to block news content in Canada on its platforms in response to a new law that requires tech giants to pay publishers for linking to or otherwise repurposing their content online.
Deep dive into Meta's algorithms shows that America's political polarization has no easy fix
A team of some of the world's leading social media researchers has published four studies looking at the relationship between the algorithms used by Facebook and Instagram and America's widening political divide.
Republican-led committee calls off vote to hold Meta's Mark Zuckerberg in contempt
A House committee has called off a vote on a recommendation that Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg be held in contempt of Congress for failing to fully supply documents related to an investigation into supposed censorship of conservatives by tech companies.
Beach safety wants to find good Samaritan who helped rescue 4 in Ponce Inlet
County officials took to Facebook on Tuesday to ask for the public’s help in tracking down and recognizing a Good Samaritan who helped rescue four people, including two children, stranded on the jetties at Ponce Inlet on June 15.
Facebook owner wants preteens to step into virtual reality with its Quest headset
The corporate parent of Facebook and Instagram plans to open a digital gateway for kids as young as 10 years old to enter virtual reality through the Meta Quest headset, despite rising concerns about children spending too much time on social media.
Delaware judge refuses to dismiss Facebook shareholder suit over user data privacy breaches
A Delaware judge has refused to dismiss a shareholder lawsuit alleging that Facebook officers and directors violated both the law and their fiduciary duties in failing for years to protect the privacy of user data.