The decision aimed at cutting costs comes months after the company announced 11,000 job cuts last November.
While the app has been a hit among young people, it has also faced accusations of privacy violations and concerns over its alleged ties to the Chinese government.
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".
Elon Musk's Twitter was hit with a yellow card from the European Commission as its reported efforts to tackle disinformation fell short of those by Alphabet's Google, Meta Platforms, Microsoft and TikTok.
The company said the layoffs are not related to 2022 performance or 2023 expectations.
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.
Sweden-based audio company did not specify how many employees it will layoff.
The tech giant has unveiled VALL-E, a new text-to-speech AI that can simulate anyone's voice with a 3-second sample of human speech.
Companies and startups gathered in Las Vegas, where they touted augmented reality glasses and sensory technologies that can help users feel — and even smell — in a virtual environment.
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.
The announcement of job cuts – the largest in Amazon's history – is being made suddenly because one of the teammates "leaked this information externally", says CEO Andy Jassy.
Data Privacy Commission says Meta breached transparency obligations and orders the company owned by Mark Zuckerberg to comply with EU rules within three months.
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