A year ago, Facebook brought in Roy Austin, Jr. to lead a new team focused on civil rights. Since then, he has assembled a squad of experts advising parent company Meta on everything from voting rights to hate speech to ensuring new products don’t have discriminatory impact. The big picture: Austin’s team of nine must […]

Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen and other prominent whistleblowers have renewed calls for Facebook to release a long-awaited report on its impact in India, alleging the company is purposely obscuring human rights concerns. More than 20 organizations on Wednesday joined whistleblowers Frances Haugen and Sophie Zhang, as well as former Facebook vice-president Brian Boland, to […]

A 3D printed Facebook’s new rebrand logo Meta and Facebook logo are placed on laptop keyboard in this illustration taken on November 2, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Jan 13 (Reuters) – Facebook owner Meta Platforms said on Thursday it would “assess the feasibility” of commissioning an independent human rights assessment into its work in Ethiopia, […]

GAFA is an acronym that refers collectively to Google LLC; Apple Inc.; Facebook Inc., which recently renamed itself Meta Platforms Inc.; and Amazon.com Inc. These U.S.-based information technology (IT) giants also are known as “platformers” because they provide online platforms for internet search, electronic commerce and social media, among other functions. Few people today are […]

Topline Meta Platforms made a key stride in its rebrand from Facebook this month, acquiring the exclusive rights to the name “Meta” from a South Dakota bank in a $60 million transaction. Meta Platforms made another key step toward its rebrand from Facebook this month. AFP via Getty Images Key Facts South Dakota-based Meta Financial […]

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 1-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. By David French and Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) -Meta Platforms Inc, the owner of social media network Facebook, is behind a $60 million deal to acquire the trademark assets of U.S. regional bank Meta Financial Group, spokespeople for […]

On Sky Information Breakfast with Niall Paterson: – Chancellor Rishi Sunak will say at present that corporations who management round 40% of worldwide property will align themselves to the Paris Settlement 1.5C warming restrict; – four-year-old Cleo Smith is discovered alive after disappearing greater than two weeks in the past in Western Australia; – and […]

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 5, 2021 / Labaton Sucharow, a nationally ranked and award-winning shareholder rights legislation agency, notifies traders {that a} class motion lawsuit has been filed on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Fb, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) between November 3, 2016 and October 4, 2021, inclusive (the “Class Interval”). The […]

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