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Facebook Generating Ad Revenue Off White Supremacists: Report

The report by the Tech Transparency Project (TTP) shows how the Facebook fosters and benefits from domestic extremism

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Google Opposes Facebook-Backed Proposal For Self-Regulatory Body In India

The lack of consensus among the tech giants, however, increases the likelihood of a government panel being formed

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Kenya Issues Facebook Suspension Ultimatum Over Hatespeech

The 7-day ultimatum comes as the country builds up to it's presidential, legislative, and local authorities elections on August 9

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Facebook To Support Monetising Licensed Music Videos

The music revenue sharing feature will allow creators on Facebook to receive a 20 percent cut on in-stream advertisements on videos that are longer than 60 seconds and use a song from the platform’s licensed music catalog

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Unable To Move Forward In Probe Against WhatsApp: CCI

CCI told a bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma that there was virtually a stay on the proceedings

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Women Shun Facebook In India As Content Safety Becomes a Concern

Many women have shunned the male-dominated social network because they're worried about their safety and privacy, according to the Meta research

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Facebook Rellocates News Team Resources, To Focus On Creator Economy

The move reflects a broader shift within the company toward the metaverse and short-form video content creators that can compete with ByteDance Limited’s TikTok, and a reaction to regulatory authorities stepping up pressure on social media companies monetising news

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US Lobby Groups Concerned With India’s Plans To Form Content Moderation Panel

The US-India Business Council (USIBC), part of the US Chamber of Commerce, and US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), have both raised concerns internally, saying the plan raises worries about how such a panel could act independently if the government controls its formation

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Meta Agrees To Indonesia Tech Licensing Rules After Blocking Warning

The compliance order requires social media companies to disclose data of certain users and take down content deemed unlawful, or that "disturbs public order" within four hours if urgent, or 24 hours in other cases

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Facebook To Allow Upto 5 Profiles For Single Account

The product change would "help people tailor their experience based on interests and relationships", Meta said

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BigTech Platforms Influenced By Human Biases: MoS Chandrasekhar

In his tweet, he said that these platforms should not be allowed to breach Article 14, 19 and 21 of the Indian constitution

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Irish Regulator Looks To Ban On Facebook EU-U.S. Data Transfers

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) issued a provisional order in 2020 to block the mechanism Meta uses to transfer data on EU users to the United States, after Europe's highest court deemed the agreement allowing it invalid due to surveillance concerns

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Meta Took Action On 17.5 Mn FB Content Pieces In India During May

Facebook took action against about 17.5 million content pieces between May 1-31, 2022 across multiple categories, while Meta's photo-sharing platform Instagram 'actioned' nearly 4.1 million pieces of content across 12 categories during the same period, according to its recently-released India monthly report

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Facebook Begins Slow Roll Out Of NFTs

The announcement of the NFT roll out comes a week after Meta’s CEO Zuckerberg spoke about testing NFT support on Facebook with select creators

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Facebook Pay Is Now Meta Pay

With the rebranding, Mark Zukerberg hopes to take the first steps towards being the de-facto payments platform of the metaverse

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