The Irish Data Protection Commission launched an inquiry into Instagram in 2020 for mishandling children’s data, which resulted in Instagram being fined over 400 million euros.
There aren’t many companies that can say they’ve poured hundreds of millions into journalism in the last few years. Facebook has — $600 million over since 2018 — and it is promising another $1 billion in the next three years.
Facebook's facial identification technology has been the subject of judicial action in the past, the latest which comes from Texas, who are suing Meta over facial recognition software.
India has warned that it may penalize the firm or even jail senior Twitter officials for seven years, if it does not remove inflammatory content.
The Irish Data Protection Commission has fined Meta €265 million for a data scraping leak that exposed the personal information of EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, and dozens of other EU officials.
Elon Musk's Twitter-linked text conversations, which were made publicly available as part of the Twitter lawsuit's legal disclosure, show his plan for Twitter.
In a move against Big Tech censorship of free speech, Poland is planning to make censoring of social media accounts illegal. “Algorithms or the owners of corporate giants should not decide which views are right and which are not,”...
A sinister and dark trend known as “trash streaming” has emerged where viewers pay to watch torture, humiliation and death live on YouTube. Video content creators broadcast their bizarre or dangerous videos live via smartphone or laptop.
A crowdsourced question Elon Musk asked shows how fake Twitter user data is, saying that almost 20% of the total users are fake.
Facebook has been fined 7 million euros by Italy for repeated data violations and for selling users data to third parties for commercial purpose.