Meta’s Facebook has agreed in principle to settle a four-year-old lawsuit that alleges the platform inappropriately shared user data with third parties including Cambridge Analytica.
The number of teenagers using Facebook has drastically plummeted by nearly 40 percent, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.
NEW YORK—Facebook will change its algorithms to prevent discriminatory housing advertising and its parent company will subject itself to court oversight to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday.
In the days and weeks leading up to Shen Yun Performing Arts’ Australian tour, which kicks off in the country’s capital, Canberra, on March 31, fans and ticket-holders have reported that Facebook has restricted their ability to share the company’s ad posts on the social media platform.
Russia’s communications agency Roskomnadzor said Friday that it will block access to Facebook inside Russia, claiming discrimination against Russian media outlets since October 2020. Later on Friday, the agency told Russia’s Interfax news agency that it would block access to Twitter.
Meta, formerly known as Facebook, might have to entirely stop operating Instagram and Facebook in Europe, the company warned in its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Facebook parent company Meta is being sued for £2.3 billion ($3.2 billion) in a first-of-its-kind lawsuit in the United Kingdom for allegedly abusing its market dominance and exploiting user data.
LONDON—French regulators on Thursday fined Google and Facebook a total of more than 200 million euros ($226 million) for not making it as easy for people to opt out of online tracking as it is for them to accept it.
Facebook Inc. on Thursday is officially changing its name to Meta, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, coming after the social media giant recently endured leaks and so-called whistleblower complaints about its companywide practices.
WASHINGTON—Facebook has agreed to pay up to $14.25 million to settle civil claims by the federal government that the social media company discriminated against American workers and violated federal recruitment rules, officials said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON—A Facebook executive said Sunday that the company would introduce new measures on its apps to prompt teens away from harmful content, as lawmakers scrutinize how Facebook and subsidiaries like Instagram affect young people’s mental health.
Facebook apologized to users for a two hour disruption to its services on Friday and blamed another faulty configuration change for its second global outage this week.