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Polish Ruling Party Secretary Rebukes Facebook After it Banned Rival Europhobic Party
Polish ruling Law and Justice Party ringleader, Janusz Cieszyński criticized Meta/Facebook for banning its right-wing rival Konfederacja due to spreading “COVID-19 disinformation” calling it “a pretext for destroying democracy.” Cieszyński took to Twitter on Jan....
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Facebook’s Bad Reputation: Higher Salaries Needed to Hire and Retain Employees
The tech industry is one of the highest paying industries in America, with companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, etc. paying handsome salaries to its top talent. However, Facebook specifically seems to be pushing itself...
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Facebook Banned 7 ‘Cyber Surveillance Companies for Tracking and Hacking 48,000 Users’ Devices
Meta has banned seven alleged surveillance-for-hire companies from its platforms after those parties installed spyware on end-users' phones, mining their confidential data, hacking their devices, and selling their data to rogue countries. Meta, the parent...
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Facebook Says Fact Checks Might Not Actually Be Factual
Facebook has long been accused of censoring content through third-party fact-checkers. Such fact-checkers go through the controversial content and give a judgment on whether such content is based on facts or not.  Many people have...
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Facebook’s Latest Scandal: Exposing Low Digitally Skilled Users to More Violent and Adult Content
Facebook has been dealing with scandal after scandal for some time and has come under intense scrutiny from global lawmakers and regulators. According to a recent report, users with low digital literacy skills have become...
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Report Alleges Facebook Stalking Kids to Extract Boost in Ad Revenues
Facebook, which is steeped in a series of scandals after former employee Frances Haugen leaked thousands of pages of classified documents, is in the spotlight once again. This time, the company is being accused of...
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Ohio Attorney General Suing Facebook for Defrauding Investors
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing Facebook, now rebranded as Meta, for misleading investors and the public. The lawsuit, which has been filed on behalf of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) and...
One in Eight Facebook Users are Addicted to the Platform
Billions of people around the world use social media to express themselves, connect with others, and share their experiences. While it does provide users a platform to engage themselves constructively, excessive use of social media...
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‘Whistleblower’ Frances Haugen Calls Facebook’s Transition to Meta a ‘Distraction’
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen said Facebook’s recent renaming of its parent company to Meta was born out of profit over safety, calling it a “distraction” while others called the Metaverse project “dead on arrival.”...
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‘Meta’ Trademark Dispute May Cost Zuckerberg $20 Million to Resolve
After changing its parent company’s name to “Meta”, Facebook could face a hefty price tag to continue using the name. A small PC company that has been using the trademark for a year prior to...
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Zuckerberg’s Metaverse Plans to Monetize ‘All Human Behavior’
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced renaming the parent company responsible for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to Meta. Along with the name change, Zuckerberg plans to expand Meta from offering only social media platforms to...
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Zuckerberg: How Facebook Morphed Into Meta
Facebook is now Meta, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday divulging the tech-giant “will effectively transition from primarily being a social media company to being a metaverse company.” Meta will keep the brand...