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Facebook FB 1.83% says it’s helping millions of the world’s poorest people get online through apps and services that allow them to use internet data free. Internal company documents show that many of these people end up being charged in amounts that collectively add up to an estimated millions of dollars a month. To attract […]

In late October, Facebook announced that it would change its name to Meta, signaling a shift of the social media giant’s focus toward the metaverse, a virtual space where social media, gaming, augmented reality, virtual reality, and cryptocurrencies converge and allow people to interact virtually with one another. It’s a relatively new concept in technology with many different […]

An American mother alleges firms are to blame for the suicide of her 11-year-old daughter, who had an ‘extreme addiction’ to social media. Meta Platforms Inc. and Snap Inc. are to blame for the suicide of an 11-year-old who was addicted to Instagram and Snapchat, the girl’s mother alleged in a lawsuit. The woman claims […]

Fetch Rewards Inc., a SoftBank-backed consumer rewards company, has named David Sommer as its first chief customer officer, the company said. Mr. Sommer was previously head of industry at Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc., overseeing the accounts of the company’s largest retail and consumer packaged goods clients, such as Walmart Inc. and Procter & Gamble […]

Brought to you by Lake Oswego Realtor Justin Harnish, Harnish Properties – REAL ESTATE INSIDER Home ownership has long been the ultimate dream and a symbol of financial stability for Americans. But in today’s historic housing market, where buyers can be overwhelmed by competing offers and rising prices, many people may be asking, is it […]

Text size Pfizer says its Omicron-targeting vaccine should be ready by March. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images Pfizer said it should be able to launch a redesigned Covid-19 vaccine that targets the Omicron variant of the virus by March, while Facebook parent Meta Platforms  delayed its U.S. office reopening plans and mandated booster shots […]

Social media has become an integral part of everyone’s life but not all platforms are created equal. In Japan, those who want to stay in close contact with family and friends would favor the messaging-centric app Line, while those who want to be friends with people pretending to be Yusaku Maezawa should look no further than Facebook. Speaking of […]

Social media stocks have been on a roller-coaster ride over the last year, buffeted by the pandemic as well as Congressional hearings that threaten to upend the business models of Facebook parent Meta Platforms (FB), Twitter (TWTR) and the YouTube unit of Alphabet (GOOGL). X The impact that the omicron variant could have on social […]

Jan. 6, 2022 4:40 pm ET Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press In “No Facebook Funding for Elections” (op-ed, Dec. 31), Tarren Bragdon and Joe Horvath endorse a ban on private funding for public election administration. The problem they target—partisan spending by public officials—may be real, but their proposed ban is a significant […]

Meta, India (then called Facebook India) hit gross ad revenues of Rs 9,236 crore ($123 million) for the year ending March 2021. That makes the Indian arm of the US-based $86-billion Meta the country’s fifth largest media firm on revenues after Disney Star, Sony-Zee, Google and the Times Group. Vanita Kohli-Khandekar spoke to Meta, India’s […]