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Meta profits crash

Facebook parent firm reports the slowest revenue growth since going public in 2012. Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms has reported a 21% drop in profits...

Police warn of WhatsApp scam

Police want to warn people to be wary of a WhatsApp scam circulating at the moment. In this case scammers use WhatsApp to impersonate family...

Zuckerberg gives Facebook employees a new name

The Meta CEO bestowed a new title on his staff to reflect the company’s change of focus. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has told employees they...

Facebook stock in free-fall

Billions in market capitalization was wiped out after the first Meta quarterly report misses expectations. Shares of Facebook’s parent company Meta went into a nosedive...

Where to next in the Metaverse?

Yesterday one of my posts on FB was taken down. This was concerning not because it was unexpected but because it was expected. The...

Republican lawmaker censored by Facebook day after being deplatformed by Twitter

Republican lawmaker Majorie Taylor Greene has been suspended from Facebook, a day after having her Twitter account deleted. While the Twitter ban is permanent, the...

Western tech giants have five weeks to open branches in Russia before sanctions applied – regulator

A total of 13 foreign tech companies, including Google and Apple, must open branches or legal entities in Russia before the year’s end in...

Metaverse tokens SAND and MANA defy market performance

Metaverse tokens SAND and MANA have defied a broader crypto market pullback, rallying in the past 24 hours. Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market...

Facebook’s Metaverse has its first embassy

The tiny nation of Barbados has signed a deal aimed at opening an embassy in Facebook's new virtual reality world, Metaverse. The first step in...

Facebook deletes Kiwis United 2.0 page

We have received reports that Facebook have deleted the Kiwis United 2.0 page. Kiwis United 2.0 is the second version of the original Kiwis United...

Facebook is now ‘Meta’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced today that the company formerly known as Facebook is now named 'Meta'. The name change had been signalled for...

Censor the internet or face more riots? Facebook ‘whistleblower’ tells lawmakers exactly what they want to hear

Facebook ‘whistleblower’ Frances Haugen is calling for censorship again, after a fresh round of reports implicated the firm in failing to crack down on...

Facebook’s secret blacklist is a powerful tool for moderating thought and free speech

Norman Lewis is a writer, speaker and consultant on innovation and technology, was most recently a Director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he set up and...

Hypocrisy at its finest: Facebook whistleblowers are feted, while Julian Assange is jailed

The very contrasting treatment of whistleblowers willing to testify against Facebook with that of the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder shows us that the Establishment’s support...

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