France's anti-trust watchdog body said on Thursday that it had approved commitments made by Facebook owner Meta Platforms regarding the French online advertising sector.
Alphabet Inc unit Google, Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and other tech companies will have to take measures to counter deepfakes and fake accounts on their platforms or risk hefty fines under an updated European Union code of practice, according to an EU document seen by Reuters.
Sandberg exit unlikely to improve Facebook: whistleblower
Sheryl Sandberg's exit from Meta Platforms Inc comes at a crucial time for the Facebook parent as it pivots to "metaverse" in the face of slowing ad revenue, although Wall Street analysts say her departure will not be as significant.
Former US President Donald Trump's social media app Truth Social which was launched in February, has been termed a "disaster," by experts.
Sir Lanka has revoked the ban imposed on social media platforms like WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram hours after it announced the ban on Sunday.
The New York-based firm Ethic claims it will only invest in businesses it believes passes its "social responsibility criteria."
Facebook has pushed back hard against the outrage regarding its practices and impact
Trump has begun holding public events, including campaign-style rallies, as he seeks to remain the nation's most influential Republican.
Facebook has six months to decide on a permanent ban or a time-bound suspension for the former U.S. president.
The filing of cases against these social media giants came after Alexei Navalny's imprisonment and sentencing.
The German claims that he was stereotyped partly because of his blonde hair and blue eyes.
The California federal court ordered Facebook to pay 1.6 million Illinois residents, and each will receive around $345 under the settlement.
In January, during Facebook's earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg referred to Apple as the company's biggest threat at present.
Fellow Manchester United players Marcus Rashford and Axel Tuanzebe also faced social media abuse in recent weeks.
The suspects, aged 12-14, were seen on social media bragging about killing the victim.
YouTube just sentenced Trump with a "strike," which prohibits any new uploads on Donald J. Trump's account.
Continued attempts to organise events against the outcome of the US presidential elections were among the reasons cited for such takedown.
In its early days, the platform attracted a crowd of ultraconservative and even extreme-right users. But more recently it has signed up many more traditional Republican voices.
Meghan described past trolling of her as "almost unsurvivable."
If Parler is unable to find a new hosting partner by 08H00 GMT Monday, when Amazon cuts off its services, the site will be unable to function.
Critics of the online platforms argued they moved too slowly as Wednesday's violence was organized on social media, directing their ire at Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
Mark Zuckerberg tells Facebook employees that they do not need to get vaccinated before they can return to work in an in-person setting.
Some analysts argued the antitrust cases would have difficulty proving Facebook harmed consumers since its services are largely free.
The company said the criteria of posts it considers eligible for removal will change based on "guidance from public health authorities as they learn more."
Facebook reiterated its guidelines stating that selling of animals between private individuals is strictly prohibited
The Trump administration has been seeking to transfer ownership of TikTok to an American business to allay security concerns, but no deal has been finalized.
Zuckerberg hailed India's Unified Payments Interface which is used in the country to manage payment apps, with more than 140 Indian banks part of the network.
A Facebook spokesperson said the goal was "reducing the chance for confusion or abuse" and that the ban will likely last about a week.
Twitter covered the Trump tweet with a notice that it contained information that was potentially misleading.