Truth, Inspiration, Hope.

Tag: Meta

YouTube-Meta-Fighting-violent-extremism-Getty-Images-1215841152
YouTube, Meta Will Expand Policies, Research to Fight Online Extremism
Major tech companies said on Thursday they will take fresh steps to combat online extremism by removing more violent content and promoting media literacy with young users, as part of a White House summit on...
Google-Meta-personal-privacy-laws-South-Korea-Getty-Images-1241582419
South Korea Fines Google, Meta Billions of Won for Privacy Violations
South Korea levied tens of millions of dollars in fines on Alphabet's Google and Meta Platforms for privacy law violations, authorities said on Wednesday. In a statement, the Personal Information Protection Commission said it fined...
Twitter-Elon-Musk-Free-speech-social-media-Getty-Images-1239416791
Twitter Users Hopeful After Musk Joins the Company’s Board of Directors, But Change Is Far From Certain
A day after revealing a multi-billion dollar investment in Twitter, Elon Musk has been appointed to a role on the social media platform's board of directors. The announcement has users of the popular platform clamoring...
Meta-Facebook-content-moderation-policies-Russia-Ukraine-calls-for-violence-Getty-Images-1236656793
Meta Walks Back Policy Allowing Death Threats, Calls of Violence Against Russians on Its Platforms
After allowing citizens from a list of countries to openly call for violence against Russians and Russian soldiers, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, on its platforms, Meta, Facebook’s parent company, has now backtracked and is...
Facebook-Instagram-Meta-Services-may-shut-down-due-to-new-regulations-Getty-Images-1349815260
Facebook and Instagram May Shut Down Across Europe
Meta, the parent company for social media giants Facebook and Instagram, is threatening to shutdown service across Europe should the company not be granted the ability to transfer, store and process data from its European...
meta-facebook-logo-stock-image
Meta Shares Slump 20 Percent After Earnings Report, Number of Facebook Users Declines for First Time in History
On Feb. 2, shares of Facebook owner Meta fell by 20 percent after the social media platform’s quarterly earnings failed to meet market expectations. As a result of the share market sell-off, Meta’s market value...
Secretary-of-State-Cyber-Security-Chancellery-Prime-Minister-Poland-Law-Justice-Party-PiS-Janusz-Cieszyński-lambasting-letter-Meta/Facebook-ban-tech-giant-Konfederacja-COVID-19-disinformation-pretext-destroying-democracy-Polish
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....
A demonstrator poses with an installation depicting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg surfing on a wave of cash and surrounded by distressed teenagers. It was during a protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in central London on October 25, 2021, as Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is set to testify to British lawmakers.
Instagram, Facebook and Other Big Tech Fails of 2021
In 2021, big tech companies were dragged into controversies and scandals, some of which have yet to subside. The issues included censorship, data leaks, and reports about the psychological harms of social media. Here are...
The majority of Americans think Facebook is bad for society.
7 in 10 Americans Don’t Trust Facebook With Their Private Data: Poll
Facebook, now known as Meta, has gone through several scandals in recent years that involve censoring conservatives and the inability to block misinformation, for example. These scandals seem to have soured people’s impression of the...
Facebook-is-struggling-to-hire-and-retain-workers
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...
surveillance-Facebook-fact-checkers-might-not-be-factual-Getty-Images-1349815264
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...
Facebook-fact-checkers-might-not-be-factual-Getty-Images-1349815264
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...