FACEOOK, INSTAGRAM & WHATSAPP
issues intentional cyber misconduct and similar practices by the company of Facebook on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.
We also look at the relation between Facebook and Tinder as users of Tinder can only login if they have an Facebook account. This raise the suspicion that data of Tinder users are shared with Facebook.
Instagram said on Tuesday it will be stricter about the types of content it recommends to teens in the photo-sharing app and will nudge them toward different areas if they dwell on one topic for a long time.
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O), formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion over allegations that the social media company did not take action against anti-Rohingya hate speech that contributed to violence.
Facebook has sold ads promoting anti-vaccine messages, comparing the US government's response to Covid-19 to Nazi Germany, casting doubt on the result of the 2020 election, and even pushing political violence.
The United Kingdom’s antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook’s acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform, saying the deal hurts social media users and advertisers by stifling competition for animated images.
Years after coming under scrutiny for contributing to ethnic and religious violence in Myanmar, Facebook still has problems detecting and moderating hate speech and misinformation on its platform in the Southeast Asian nation, internal documents viewed by The Associated Press show.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said she fears the impact of the metaverse that the social media giant has rebranded to focus on delivering, saying the futuristic virtual reality world would force people to give up more of their personal information, be addicting and give the embattled company another monopoly in the online world.
Palestinian activists contended Facebook (FB.O) and other social media platforms have censored criticism of Israel in response to government pressure and launched a campaign seeking to halt the activity.
Facebook’s new parent company Meta will shut down its facial recognition system and delete the faceprints of more than one billion users.
Leaked papers show company is selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content.