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Trump’s Facebook, Instagram restrictions rolled back

The decision is aimed at allowing Americans to hear from all presidential election nominees, Meta said. Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, announced...

Meta to flag AI-generated content

The parent company of Facebook and Instagram will sniff out and label robot-created videos, photos, and audio. Meta will start labeling AI-generated content on Facebook...

Meta planning its first data centre in India

Mark Zuckerberg’s company believed to have agreed to set up at Reliance’ campus, owned by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani. The IT giant Meta, whose...

Fake livestreams for Efeso Collins funeral promoted on Facebook

There has been a proliferation of fake profiles and livestream links related to the funeral of the late Green MP Fa'anānā Efeso Collins. The fraudulent...

Meta blacklists Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei

The tech giant says it prohibits people with a “violent mission” or those “engaged in violence”. Meta has banned multiple Facebook and Instagram accounts belonging...

Zuckerberg apologizes to families hurt by social media

US lawmakers pressed the tech mogul to answer for the damage inflicted on young people through his platforms. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has offered an...

Documents show White House pressured Facebook to censor speech

Republican lawmaker Jim Jordan has obtained messages showing the Biden administration pushed for certain posts to be taken down. Newly unearthed documents from Facebook have...

Meta fined over privacy violations in Australia

Facebook’s parent company disclosed user data through a supposedly privacy-protecting app. Australia has fined social media giant Meta A$20 million ($14 million) for slurping up...

US lawmakers threaten Zuckerberg

House Republicans promised to seek a criminal charge against the billionaire if Meta doesn’t provide information to Congress. US House Republicans aim to hold Facebook...

Mark Zuckerberg’s attempts to make inroads in China are both sad and hilarious

The Meta CEO’s awkward relationship with Beijing is hitting another wall. Revenge, they say, is a dish best served cold. Well, China seems to be...

Meta to restore Trump’s accounts

The former president was banned amid allegations that he “incited” the riot at the US Capitol in 2021. Meta has said it will reinstate former...

Meta told to lift ban on bare breasts for some users

The company’s Oversight Board says rules should be relaxed for trans and non-binary people. Meta’s Oversight Board has decided that Facebook and Instagram should allow...

Facebook Is Dead Unless You Post Something that Does Not Matter

Since Elon Musk has taken over Twitter, it’s been quite a wild ride. Thousands of doctors and scientists have been unbanned and are now speaking....

Social media may alter brains of children – study

The participants showed increased sensitivity to social judgment. Habitually checking social media as a young teenager is linked to hypersensitivity to peer feedback and may...

Meta hit with massive fine

Targeted ads by Facebook and Instagram violated EU privacy law, the Irish data regulator has found. Facebook parent firm Meta has been fined $414 million...

You look silly but the experience is immersive

Mark Zuckerberg wants us all to join his Metaverse experience. Serious gamers are looking at the Oculus Quest 2, the all-in-one 128GB VR gaming headset. Reviews...

Virtual mega yacht sold for $650K

A yacht featuring two helipads, a hot tub, and a DJ booth has been sold for a whopping $650,000 in the Sandbox virtual gaming...

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 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...

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