Meta, the parent company of social media giant Facebook, has allegedly received and ignored millions of complaints about underage users on Instagram.
The company first started testing these tools in May, giving access to a select group of advertisers in a "testing playground".
Offering ad-free versions of Facebook and Instagram could help Meta combat privacy concerns and a slew of other scrutiny from the EU.
Former US President Donald Trump's comeback on Twitter (now known as X) has been praised by the company's owner, Elon Musk himself.
Social media can already have a negative impact on body image, but the rise of cosmetic surgeries on the internet poses the risk of warping beauty perceptions.
Due to a revision of online safety laws, the Ministry of Justice has implemented prison sentences for online trolls that encourage serious self-harming.
A law known as Section 230 gives internet platforms blanket immunity from any legal fallout of content that comes from a third party.
In February, Google announced it also tested restricting Canadians' access to news in preparation for the passing of the Online News Act.
Social media can be a fun and immersive experience, with half of the world's population having at least one social media account, but it can also be detrimental to the mind and causes anxiety and depression when used in excess.
The US state of Utah has passed a law that would require children below 18 to obtain parental permission if they are setting up social media accounts.
Tech giant Amazon has decided to cut another 9,000 jobs across its businesses in the latest round of layoffs, according to CEO Andy Jassy.
TikTok said on Monday the short-video sharing app now has 150 million monthly active users in the United States, up from 100 million it said it had in 2020.
Meta Platforms Inc lost a bid on Monday to end a lawsuit in Boston federal court claiming it stole confidential information from artificial-intelligence startup Neural Magic Inc.
Facebook on Monday temporarily fought off a collective lawsuit valued at up to 3 billion pounds ($3.7 billion) over allegations the social media giant abused its dominant position to monetise users' personal data.
Meta Verified will be rolled out in Australia and New Zealand this week before coming to markets in the United States and other countries.
Big Tech led U.S. markets on a sharp rebound to kick off 2023. The message from their earnings on Thursday: not so fast.
Zuckerberg said Meta is working on eliminating layers of middle management as well as deploying AI tools to help engineers be more productive.
Facebook on Monday asked a London tribunal to block a collective lawsuit valued at up to 3 billion pounds ($3.7 billion) over allegations the social media giant abused its dominant position to monetise users' personal data.
It was not clear when or if Trump will return to the platforms, and his representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Former President Donald Trump has said that he will be holding a meeting with Meta's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
Tech bosses could be jailed in Britain if their platforms fail to protect children from online harm after the government agreed to toughen a proposed law to avoid the prospect of a first parliamentary defeat for the prime minister.
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit accusing Alphabet Inc's Google and several other companies of violating the privacy of children under age 13 by tracking their YouTube activity without parental consent, in order to send them targeted advertising.
Facebook parent Meta has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a long-running lawsuit that accused the social network of allowing third parties, including Cambridge Analytica, to access users' private data.
Meta Platforms Inc boss Mark Zuckerberg defended his acquisition of a virtual reality fitness app to an antitrust judge on Tuesday, arguing that his company was helping to build a nascent virtual reality industry, not dominate it.
The move was the latest in a growing series of controversies generated by Musk in his short tenure at the helm of Twitter
Meta Platforms' Oversight Board recommended on Tuesday that the company revamp its system exempting high-profile users from its rules, saying the practice privileged the powerful and allowed business interests to influence content decisions.