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Meta told to overhaul moderation system for high-profile users such as Donald Trump

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How To Use Meta’s Horizon Workrooms For Business

forbes.com We’ve heard a great deal about what the metaverse is, or will one day be, over the past year. But there are already a number of ways to engage with this potentially…

‘The metaverse will be our slow death!’ Is Facebook losing its $100bn gamble on virtual reality?

theguardian.com What a difference a year makes. Last October, Facebook supremo Mark Zuckerberg could barely wait to show the world what he was up to. “Today, we’re going to talk about the…

The easiest way to travel full time? See what a 28-year-old paid for an apartment on a cruise ship

cnbc.com Austin Wells loves to travel the world. But he doesn't like long flights, jet lag or an unsettled routine. And that's why, Wells, who is 28 and lives in San Diego, leased a…

Here are the companies in the layoffs spotlight: Intel joins Google, HP, Amazon, Cisco, Roku, Meta, Twitter

marketwatch.com From HP, Amazon, Roku and Beyond Meat to Meta and Twitter, big names across a number of sectors have announced major layoffs during the fall. Intel In October, Intel Corp.…

This Privacy Ruling Against Facebook and Insta Could End Targeted Ads

gizmodo.com Privacy regulators in the European Union have ruled that Meta, parent company of Facebook and Instagram, can’t make giving up data for targeted ads a condition of joining…

Intel begins layoffs and offers unpaid leave to manufacturing workers

marketwatch.com The layoffs and cost-cutting that Intel Corp. executives recently warned about have begun in California, with a couple of hundred employees set to lose their jobs next…

Oversight Board Criticizes Meta for Preferential Treatment

nytimes.com Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, was harshly criticized on Tuesday by a company-appointed oversight board for policies that give celebrities, politicians and…

US Congress omits the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act from the defense spending bill, amid intense pushback from industry and advocacy groups

washingtonpost.com Lawmakers on Tuesday ended what had been an effort to allow media organizations to band together to negotiate revenue sharing deals with tech giants, leaving the provisions…

Meta's Oversight Board finds cross-check puts 'business concerns' ahead of human rights

aol.com More than a year after Meta asked the Oversight Board to weigh in on its cross-check rules, the group has finally published its full policy advisory on the topic. The board…

Why Facebook is threatening to ban all news from its platform

fastcompany.com For many people, Facebook is the chief source of information in today’s world. But in a statement Monday, Meta threatened to pull all news off its flagship social media…

CNBC’s Jim Cramer tells investors to abandon cryptocurrency

nypost.com CNBC personality Jim Cramer told investors to dump their cryptocurrency investments during a scathing segment in the wake of FTX’s catastrophic bankruptcy. Cramer, a…

Amazon ‘Shopper Panel’ Will Pay $2 A Month For Your Data

entrepreneur.com 'Your Data Is Worth Way More Than This': Amazon Will Pay You $2 A Month To Track Your Ad Data You can earn an additional $10 a month if you upload 10 receipts from purchases…

Maryland becomes latest state to ban TikTok use in government

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Brian Witte, Associated Press Brian Witte, Associated Press Scott Bauer, Associated Press Scott Bauer, Associated…

Meta won’t let staff discuss topics like abortion, gun control and vaccines at work

techcrunch.com Meta employees were told that they should not discuss sensitive issues like abortion, gun control, pending legislation, and vaccine efficacy at work. Fortune reported on…

Why Meta Platforms Stock Dove Today

fool.com What happened Shares of Meta Platforms (META -6.79%) took a fall today as multiple news items highlighted challenges the company is facing and seemed to remind investors of…

Why Meta Platforms Stock Jumped Nearly 27% in November

fool.com What happened Shares of Meta Platforms (META -6.79%) jumped 26.8% in November, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. To put it succinctly, the…

Meta had a system to protect celebrity Facebook and Instagram accounts from moderation

fortune.com Meta had a double standard for moderating high-profile users and and misled the public about it, according to a new report Facebook and Instagram have a list of the most…

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Textron, Charter, Estee Lauder, Signet and more

cnbc.com Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Textron – Shares of Textron jumped 5.25% after the company won a U.S. Army contract that could be worth $70…

IOHK Executive Says Cardano (ADA) and Crypto in the Dot Com Stage of Development

dailyhodl.com A top executive at Cardano (ADA) developer Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) says the crypto space is comparable to the dot-com bubble era. In a newly posted interview with…

Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform if Congress requires company to pay for material

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Associated Press Associated Press Leave your feedback Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. said Tuesday it will be…

GameStop just became the latest tech company to lay off workers

fortune.com GameStop just became the latest tech company to lay off workers—and it’s cut down on its crypto team It seems that 2021 was an amazing year for meme stock sensation…

Why Warren Buffett's 1999 Warning Still Applies Today

yahoo.com Warren Buffett arrived in Sun Valley, Idaho, with an unpopular warning — one the visionaries in the room were in no mood to hear. The tech leaders gathered there were bent…

PepsiCo plans to cut hundreds of corporate jobs, report says

washingtonpost.com PepsiCo is cutting hundreds of corporate jobs at its North American snacks and beverage divisions, according to a news report — making it the latest in a growing list of big…

Artificial intelligence is permeating business at last

economist.com Artificial intelligence is permeating business at last The age of “boring AI” will be anything but | SAN FRANCISCO The machines are coming for your crops—at least in a few…

Facebook parent Meta threatens to remove news from platform

apnews.com Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. said Tuesday it will be “forced to consider” removing news content from its platform if Congress passes legislation requiring tech…

EU ruling could ‘kneecap’ Meta’s digital ad revenue: report

marketwatch.com Shares of Meta Platforms Inc. plunged more than 6% Tuesday after European Union regulators dealt its digital-ad business a potentially devastating blow. Privacy officials…

From Gen Z to baby boomers, Crocs emerges as a favorite brand across all age groups

fastcompany.com The ongoing tale of Crocs’ comeback from the brink of extinction continues as a new report finds the cushy footwear among the top of the fastest-growing brands of 2022.…

Live stock market news: JPMorgan's Dimon warns on recession, Pepsi layoffs ahead, TSMC funds Arizona chip plant

foxbusiness.com incoming update… Power company NRG Energy Inc said on Tuesday it will buy Vivint Smart Home Inc for $2.8 billion in cash, adding security and other automation products to…

Meta's Ad Model Faces Limits In Europe: Why Tech Giant Could See Revenue Downside Ahead

benzinga.com Meta Platforms Inc META is expected to face a massive regulatory charge for its three social networks, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, in the near future. What Happened:…

Younger Americans Are Turning To Social Media For Holiday Shopping

forbes.com As the holiday shopping season is now in full gear, it is becoming clear that it will likely be one for the record books. Despite this year's record inflation, Americans are…

Pinterest is the latest social-media company to cut staff

marketwatch.com Pinterest Inc. has laid off some of its recruiting team and plans to slow hiring for the rest of the year, a representative said, making the online image and idea-sharing…

Gen Z wants equality, diversity, and flexibility at work, but it may cause them to sacrifice financial security

businessinsider.com Young workers are now taking financial market into account when looking for new jobs. LanaStock/Getty Images Some Gen Zers are focusing on a company's mission and job…

Meta oversight board says VIP moderation system needs major overhaul

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Kelvin Chan, Associated Press Kelvin Chan, Associated Press Leave your feedback LONDON (AP) — Facebook parent Meta’s…

AMC Networks CEO exits after brief stint; plans 20% U.S. job cuts By Reuters

investing.com (This Nov. 29 story has been refiled to remove picture) (Reuters) - AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) said its chief executive officer had stepped down, less than three months…

Facebook would rather pull news from its platform than pay publishers for their content

fortune.com Facebook is so opposed to paying publishers for news it is threatening to boot ‘content users don’t want to see’ off the platform altogether Where does journalism live these…

WSJ News Exclusive

wsj.com European Union privacy regulators have ruled that Meta Platforms Inc. shouldn’t require users to agree to personalized ads based on their online activity, according to…

Meta’s behavioral ads will finally face GDPR privacy reckoning in January

techcrunch.com Major privacy complaints targeting the legality of Meta’s core advertising business model in Europe have finally been settled via a dispute resolution mechanism baked into…

Meta told to overhaul moderation system for high-profile users like Donald Trump

arstechnica.com Meta has been told its treatment of high-profile users, such as former US President Donald Trump, left dangerous content online, serving business interests at the expense of…

Some Meta Employees Embroiled In Dispute Over Severance Package Promised By Mark Zuckerberg

yahoo.com A group of Meta Platforms, Inc (NASDAQ: META) workers who joined via a corporate training program alleged inferior severance packages compared to other workers whom the…

Meta threatens to remove news from Facebook if US passes ‘ill-considered’ media bill

independent.co.uk Facebook’s parent company Meta has threatened to ban news from the social media platform if the US Congress passes a bill that could make it easier for news outlets to…

Meta Oversight Board says some Facebook and Instagram users were treated unequally and calls for overhaul of 'cross-check' moderation programme

businessinsider.com The Oversight Board made the comments in a report issued on Tuesday. Getty Images Meta's cross-check moderation programme led to unequal treatment for users, per the…

Telegram Premium tops 1 million subscribers

techcrunch.com Telegram Premium has amassed over 1 million subscribers, less than six months after the popular instant messaging app launched the paid offering and began a serious effort…

Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system

go.com LONDON -- Facebook parent Meta's quasi-independent oversight board said Tuesday that an internal system that exempted high-profile users, including former U.S. President…

Dow, S&P Plunge Erases All Post-Powell Gains

zerohedge.com Dow, S&P Plunge Erases All Post-Powell Gains All of the US majors are in the red today led by the Nasdaq puking, hurt by Meta's slide... The Dow and the S&P 500 have joined…

Meta Tumbles On Report EU Targeting Firm's Ad Model

zerohedge.com Meta Tumbles On Report EU Targeting Firm's Ad Model Meta shares are tumbling this morning, weighing on the broad market, after The Wall Street Journal reports that privacy…

Meta Stock Tumbles On Report EU Flagging Concern Over Targeted Ad Sales

thestreet.com Updated at 10:48 am EST Meta Platforms (META) - Get Free Report shares slumped lower Tuesday following a report from the Wall Street Journal that suggested European Union…

Heading Into 2023 Media And Tech Companies Are Tightening Their Belts

forbes.com Over the past few months, Disney, Paramount These employee cutbacks are not limited to “traditional” media companies, such digital titans as Meta, Amazon Below is a breakout…

"Big Short" Michael Burry Makes a Surprising Decision

thestreet.com The 2008 financial crisis, one of the biggest financial debacles in history, made Michael Burry a legend. It made him one of the examples to follow in defiance of standard…

Infographic: Big Tech, Big Fines

statista.com Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has decided to fine Facebook 265 million euros or $275 million for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by…

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