Meta, the parent company of Facebook, cited a need for change. TEMPLE, Texas — Construction of Meta‘s $800 million Hyperscale Data Center in Temple has been put on hold, according to a company spokesperson.  In a statement to 6 News, Melanie Roe wrote: “In order to best serve our needs for the future, we have […]

By Emily Bary Meta app is testing a function that lets users share photos from their front and back cameras at a given time, and doing a broader rollout of text-based status updates Meta Platforms Inc. is planning services that appear remarkably similar to BeReal and Twitter, continuing a pattern of cloning social-media competitors’ services. […]

Meta is laying off 13% of its staff, or more than 11,000 employees, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a letter to employees Wednesday. “Today I’m sharing some of the most difficult changes we’ve made in Meta’s history,” Zuckerberg said in the letter. “I’ve decided to reduce the size of our team by about 13% and […]

Breadcrumb Trail Links Diane Francis Being slowed down by Canadian politicians and media hopefuls who want to use it to finance tiny and often questionable startups Google and Meta (formerly Facebook) republish or link to articles that they earn advertising revenue from, but don’t spend money creating. Photo by Annegret Hilse/Reuters Article content Australia has […]

Our security teams continue to focus on finding and removing deceptive campaigns around the world — whether they are foreign or domestic. Over the past five years, we’ve shared our findings about coordinated inauthentic behavior (CIB) and other threats we detect and remove from our platforms. Today, as part of our regular adversarial threat reports, […]

Meta’s Oversight Board has said the company shouldn’t bow to police pressure to remove drill music. Drill, a genre of rap music, is a regular feature in the British press for its references to UK gang culture. The board’s advice comes after Meta removed a drill song at the request of London’s Metropolitan Police service. […]

Today, we’re publishing the Widely Viewed Content Report (WVCR) for the third quarter of 2022. This report was created to both provide more transparency about the most-viewed organic content in Feed on Facebook in the US and to hold ourselves accountable to improve the quality of content on Facebook. It includes content recommended by Facebook […]

Monday 21 November 2022 6:28 pm Meta faces lawsuit over Facebook ad data Facebook owner Meta has been sued in the high court after claims that it disregarded the right to object against the collection of personal data to sell to advertisers. Human rights advocate Tanya O’Carroll alleges that the Silicon Valley giant has breached […]

For tech investors hoping Meta Platforms finds religion on cost cuts as they relate to heavy spending on virtual reality, now is not the time to bet on it. The company is cutting costs, including mass layoffs, and much of the market has been focused on the billions that Mark Zuckerberg is pouring into Reality […]

Kelly Sullivan Long-term vision collides with near-term fear. Below is a chart that depicts a steep 75% drop in Meta (NASDAQ:META) stock over the course of just one year – a ferocious market cap decline of ~$750 billion. Most investors don’t care about the next 10 years, they cannot see past the next 6-12 months, […]

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