Experts compare the US’s targetting of China through the ban to the Cold War confrontation between Washington and Moscow.
US state of Utah brings legislation to restrict screen time for children on social media. But can it solve the growing pandemic of mental health issues in minors due to social media use?
Israeli military acknowledges it made a "mistake" in launching secretive influence campaign in an abortive attempt to improve Israeli public's view of army's performance in the war.
Ex-US president Donald Trump writes his first posts on Facebook while YouTube lifts curbs on his channel, following a more than two-year suspension after deadly Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021.
The decision aimed at cutting costs comes months after the company announced 11,000 job cuts last November.
Co-founder, chairman and CEO of Meta Mark Zuckerberg announced the development on social media, saying the Facebook and Instagram verification process "is about increasing authenticity and security across our services".
President of Meta's global affairs Clegg said the company would allow Donald Trump access to Facebook and Instagram platforms. Twitter lifted the former president's ban last November.
Meta-owned WhatsApp announces that users of the messaging app will now be able to use proxy servers to access the service in countries where internet outages have become a norm.
Data Privacy Commission says Meta breached transparency obligations and orders the company owned by Mark Zuckerberg to comply with EU rules within three months.
A class-action lawsuit had accused the social media network of allowing third parties, including Cambridge Analytica, to access users' private data.
If EU complaint stands, Mark Zuckerberg's company faces a fine of up to 10 percent of its total global annual turnover, which hit $118 billion for the 12 months ending September 30.
The latest case follows complaints by privacy campaigning group Noyb that Meta's three apps fail to meet European Union's strict rules on data protection.
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