Meta to test limitation of some news access on Facebook and Instagram in Canada

Meta Platforms Inc on Thursday said it will begin tests on its social media websites Facebook and Instagram that will limit some users and publishers from viewing or sharing some news content in Canada. The testing period will run for several weeks, the social media giant said, adding that the minor percentage of Canadian users… Read More Meta to test limitation of some news access on Facebook and Instagram in Canada

U.S. judge dismisses privacy lawsuit against Facebook owner Meta

A 2018 privacy lawsuit brought by Washington, D.C., against Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc was dismissed on Thursday by a Superior Court judge, who ruled the firm did not mislead consumers over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The lawsuit alleged violation of the district’s consumer protection law. The social media firm drew global scrutiny in 2018… Read More U.S. judge dismisses privacy lawsuit against Facebook owner Meta

Facebook owner Meta agrees to $725million settlement in Cambridge Analytica case

Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc has agreed to pay $725 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit accusing the social media giant of allowing third parties, including Cambridge Analytica, to access users’ personal information. The proposed settlement, which was disclosed in a court filing late on Thursday, would resolve a long-running lawsuit prompted by revelations in… Read More Facebook owner Meta agrees to $725million settlement in Cambridge Analytica case

Turkish competition board slams $18.6million fine on Meta

Turkey’s competition authority has fined Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc 346.72 million lira (an equivalent of $18.63 million) for breaking competition law, it said on Wednesday. The company held a dominant position in personal social networking services and online video advertising and had obstructed competitors by merging data collected through its core services Facebook, Instagram… Read More Turkish competition board slams $18.6million fine on Meta