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Facebook is in trouble. Its escape plan: Turn into TikTok

Mark Zuckerberg outlined a straightforward mission statement for Facebook and Instagram: They're both TikTok now.

By Brian Contreras/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Justice Ministry threatens Meta, Twitter, social media with tougher rules

social media giants have declined to provide sufficient Israel-specific data for the ministry to arrive at conclusions about whether they are doing enough to address the government’s concerns.

Facebook-owner Meta releases first human rights report

The report, which covers due diligence performed in 2020 and 2021, includes a summary of a controversial human rights impact assessment of India that Meta commissioned law firm Foley Hoag to conduct.


Jews, teens, LGBTQ bear the brunt of online hate-based harassment- ADL poll

Jewish respondents were more likely than any other group to attribute harassment to their religion. Hate was reported on Facebook more than any other platform.

Whatsapp rolls out new features, including emoji reactions

"We’re excited to share that emoji reactions are now available on the latest version of the app. Reactions are fun, fast, and they reduce overload in groups too."

Facebook's Meta gives preview of its first store

The store, set to open on May 9, is located at the main campus for Meta's Reality Labs unit, in the Silicon Valley town of Burlingame, California.


How will Israel handle Meta, social media giants? - analysis

They still have power and influence beyond what most multinational corporations could have dreamed about in the past.

As EU unveils new set of sanctions, US targets Russian trade

Prosecutors have asked a Russian court to designate Meta Platforms as an "extremist organization" • US to ban imports of alcohol, seafood, diamonds


Facebook OKs Ukraine war posts urging violence against invading Russians

The social media company is also temporarily allowing some posts that call for death to Russian President Vladimir Putin or Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko


Meta says Ukraine's military, politicians targeted in hacking campaign

Meta said in the last 48 hours it had also separately removed a network of about 40 fake accounts, groups and pages across Facebook and Instagram that targeted Ukrainians.

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