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Meta Accused in Lawsuit

Meta Platforms was accused in a lawsuit filed in Kenya on Wednesday of letting violent and hateful posts from Ethiopia flourish on Facebook, inflaming the Ethiopian civil war. The lawsuit, filed by two Ethiopian researchers and the Kenya’s Katiba Institute rights group, alleges that Facebook’s recommendations systems amplified violent posts in Ethiopia, including several that […]

Future of Virtual Reality

The Biden administration on Thursday accused Meta Platforms Inc of trying to buy its way to dominance in the metaverse, kicking off a high-profile trial to try to prevent the Facebook parent from buying virtual reality app developer Within Inc. The FTC sued in July to stop the deal, saying Meta’s acquisition of Within would […]

Corporate America Braces for Downturn With Job Cuts

Meta Platforms Inc on Wednesday became the latest U.S. company to cut jobs to rein in costs amid tightening monetary policy and growing fears of a recession. Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers jumped 13 percent to 33,843 in October, the highest since February 2021, a report said. Here are some of the major job […]

Meta Is Preparing Large-Scale Layoffs

Meta Platforms Inc is planning to begin large-scale layoffs this week that will affect thousands of employees, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter, with an announcement planned as early as Wednesday. Meta declined to comment on the WSJ report. Facebook parent Meta in October forecasted a weak holiday […]

Facebook's Virtual Reality Deal

Meta Platforms Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will testify in a case by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that argues the company’s proposed deal to buy virtual reality (VR) content maker Within Unlimited should be blocked. In a court document filed with U.S. District Court Northern District of California on Friday, the FTC listed […]

Meta is in trouble

Meta is currently showing signs of a downfall. It is hard to notice such signs when looking at a giant company worth trillions of dollars, but it does not mean cracks do not exist. The company’s stock got thrown from a 130 dollars price to a trading point of ninety-eight dollars, a more than a […]

Southeast Asia Internet Economy Forecast Cut

Southeast Asia’s internet economy is expected to be worth $330 billion by 2025, though this a downgrade from a previous forecast due to economic uncertainty and more pressure on tech companies to make a profit, an industry report said on Thursday. The annual report, by Alphabet’s Google, Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and global business […]

Meta Platforms Inc

Meta Platforms Inc has almost no chance of barring the chair of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan, from participation in the FTC’s challenge to Meta’s planned acquisition of virtual reality content developer Within Unlimited Inc. But that has not stopped Meta from continuing to wage a campaign for Khan’s disqualification, as evidenced most […]