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Facebook free internet users reportedly charged through their cellular carriers CNET News (Mon Jan 24)
Internal docs: Facebook's low-data service for developing countries, advertised as being free, has regularly led to… Techmeme (Mon Jan 24)
“In Indonesia, commerce has always been social. Yes, social can mean Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp, but social… Tech in Asia (Tue Jan 25)
Facebook and Instagram are reportedly exploring plans to make, showcase, and sell NFTs The Verge (Sun Jan 23)
Livestream Shopping: A $500 Billion Market In 2022 As Amazon, Google, Facebook, TikTok Jump In?… Forbes Tech (Sun Jan 23)
NEW: Organized on Facebook, a ‘who’s who’ of anti-vaccine activists head to NBC News Tech (Fri Jan 21)
Google Denies Facebook Ad Collusion In Motion to Dismiss States' Antitrust Suit Gizmodo (Fri Jan 21)
In An Ugly Truth, reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang reveal Facebook's fundamental flaws through a detailed… MIT Technology Review (Sat Jan 22)
A step-by-step guide to deleting the Facebook group you don't use anymore. FutureShift (Fri Jan 21)
NEW: Organized on Facebook, a ‘who’s who’ of anti-vaccine activists head to NBC News Tech (Fri Jan 21)
Google Denies Facebook Ad Collusion In Motion to Dismiss States' Antitrust Suit Gizmodo (Fri Jan 21)
VCs approached Facebook to fund a spinout of Workplace valued at over $1B, but Facebook declined… TechCrunch (Fri Jan 21)
Google denies Facebook collusion claims in new court filing and blog post The Verge (Fri Jan 21)
Amazon, Facebook, and Google all have reams of data about you, but they’re not the only ones. At this stage it’s go… WIRED (Fri Jan 21)
How Facebook became indispensable in Africa with its ease of access, importance to small businesses, its facilitati… Techmeme (Fri Jan 21)
Twitter Rolls Out NFT Profile Pictures—Fueling A New Rat Race With Facebook Forbes Tech (Thu Jan 20)
Facebook, Instagram pull down fake accounts targeting Scotland CNET News (Thu Jan 20)
Facebook takes down fake Iranian accounts that posed as Scottish locals Engadget (Thu Jan 20)
Facebook Wants to Make It Easy for Your Grandparents to Get Into NFTs: Report Gizmodo (Thu Jan 20)
Facebook and Instagram may help you create and sell NFTs TechCrunch (Thu Jan 20)
Facebook and Instagram may help you create and sell NFTs Engadget (Thu Jan 20)
Facebook and Instagram are reportedly exploring plans to make, showcase, and sell NFTs The Verge (Thu Jan 20)
Sources: Meta is working on plans to let users create and sell NFTs on Facebook and Instagram, show NFTs on user pr… Techmeme (Thu Jan 20)
Today in On Tech, @shiraovide writes that Facebook’s little mistakes have big consequences, too. (But only for us.) NYTimes Tech (Wed Jan 19)
“ByteDance has great ambitions for the overseas markets, and its competition with Facebook has become more apparent… WIRED (Wed Jan 19)
Facebook Messenger: The battle over end-to-end encryption BBC News Technology (Wed Jan 19)
In An Ugly Truth, reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang reveal Facebook's fundamental flaws through a detailed… MIT Technology Review (Wed Jan 19)
Campaign aims to stop Facebook encryption plans over child abuse fears Guardian Tech (Tue Jan 18)
In An Ugly Truth, reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang reveal Facebook's fundamental flaws through a detailed… MIT Technology Review (Sun Jan 16)
Amazon, Facebook, and Google all have reams of data about you, but they’re not the only ones. At this stage it’s go… WIRED (Sat Jan 15)
?? “Facebook's vision for a metaverse includes 'body pose tracking,' and 'pupil steering,' according to recent pate… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 15)
Several patents granted to Facebook in recent months cover the minute tracking of eye, face, and body movements thr… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 15)
Insider’s review of Facebook's patents found essentially no technology thus far related to privacy or user safety,… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 15)
Facebook wants these virtual objects to be rendered in real-time and with the change in your eye gaze, whether they… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 15)
Facebook has new patents covering all of this and more. There's one for a "suspend mode" where you can freeze an… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 15)
Within the last few months Facebook was approved for hundreds of new patents by the US government for its metaverse… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 15)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is betting the future of the company on this technology and is investing $10 billion a… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 15)
Lawsuit claims Facebook and Google CEOs were aware of deal to control advertising sales Guardian Tech (Sat Jan 15)
Google, Facebook CEOs signed off on allegedly illegal ad deal, lawsuit says CNET News (Fri Jan 14)
60 companies say Facebook unfairly rejected their ads for women's health products Engadget (Fri Jan 14)
Facebook Patented a Mechanical Eyeball Gizmodo (Fri Jan 14)
Facebook's video speed-dating service is shutting down January 20th Engadget (Fri Jan 14)
Ethiopia: Facebook to ‘assess feasibility’ of study into impact on human rights Guardian Tech (Fri Jan 14)
Meta hit with $3.2 billion class action suit over alleged exploitation of UK Facebook users Engadget (Fri Jan 14)
Academics often talk about the unpaid "immaterial labor" of logging in to Facebook and having your preferences mine… WIRED (Fri Jan 14)
Facebook faces $3.2 bln UK class action over market dominance Reuters Tech News (Fri Jan 14)
Meta faces a $3.1B UK class action suit alleging it abused Facebook's market dominance and set an "unfair price" fo… Techmeme (Fri Jan 14)
Facebook, Google, Twitter and Reddit subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee Engadget (Thu Jan 13)
Contractors who moderate Spanish content on Facebook said they’ve been forced to come to the office during COVID su… BuzzFeed Tech (Thu Jan 13)
Facebook And Twitter Groups Found Still Offering Fake Amazon Reviews Forbes Tech (Thu Jan 13)
Want your emoji to laugh, cry, or play a Billie Eilish clip? In Facebook Messenger, now they can. FutureShift (Thu Jan 13)
A look at the Buy Nothing Project, which grew via Facebook Groups of neighbors gifting unwanted items and which now… Techmeme (Thu Jan 13)
The latest ruling by a federal court judge has signaled that Facebook—and other tech platforms—are not invincible. WIRED (Wed Jan 12)
The Antitrust Case Against Facebook Draws Blood WIREDTransport (Wed Jan 12)
A federal judge on Tuesday allowed the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit against Facebook to move forwar… NYTimes Tech (Wed Jan 12)
Buy Nothing exploded on Facebook — now it wants a platform of its own The Verge (Wed Jan 12)
Lawsuit aiming to break up Facebook group Meta can go ahead, US court rules Guardian Tech (Wed Jan 12)
Gettr Promised Users It Would Free Them From Big Tech, But It's Tracking Them for Facebook and Google… Gizmodo (Tue Jan 11)
The FTC's antitrust suit against Facebook is cleared to move forward Engadget (Tue Jan 11)
Mozilla Is Going to Track Facebook Tracking You Gizmodo (Tue Jan 11)
Facebook contractors threaten to stop work over missing paychecks The Verge (Tue Jan 11)
“Treating Facebook as a public utility requires not only answering the question of whether it’s a utility but which… WIRED (Tue Jan 11)
Mozilla's data sharing project Rally and The Markup launch Facebook Pixel Hunt, a study to investigate Meta's data… Techmeme (Tue Jan 11)
If you’ve reached your breaking point with Zuckerberg’s empire, here’s how to quit Facebook for good, along with ho… WIRED (Tue Jan 11)
Facebook's Metaverse is being hailed as a better form of reality. But you’ve been living in a version of metaverse… WIRED (Mon Jan 10)
New Mozilla Project Aims To Reveal Facebook’s Tracking And Data Collection Practices Forbes Tech (Mon Jan 10)
In An Ugly Truth, reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang reveal Facebook's fundamental flaws through a detailed… MIT Technology Review (Mon Jan 10)
Profile of Katie Harbath, a former Facebook public policy director, who says social media will incubate future poli… Techmeme (Sun Jan 09)
Facebook parent Meta's head of communications exits company CNET News (Sat Jan 08)
Facebook hit with lawsuit for allegedly 'promoting extremist content' within far-right 'boogaloo' groups tied to th… Tech Insider (Sat Jan 08)
Facebook parent's head of communications leaves company Reuters Tech News (Sat Jan 08)
Facebook parent's head of communications leaves company Reuters Tech News (Sat Jan 08)
Facebook isn't the only company to change its name. FutureShift (Sat Jan 08)
Facebook's head of global communications and its head of product communications just left the company Tech Insider (Sat Jan 08)
Sister of murdered officer sues Facebook for radicalizing attackers Guardian Tech (Sat Jan 08)
WATCH: Facebook is being sued over the death of a federal officer in California. @oneunderscore__ has details for… NBC News Tech (Fri Jan 07)
Meta rolls out Privacy Center to some people using Facebook on desktop in the US, putting the onus on the users to… Techmeme (Fri Jan 07)
Facebook is giving you homework to learn about its privacy settings The Verge (Fri Jan 07)
In a wild twist, Facebook demanded that its data center be designated a “project of national importance.” BuzzFeed Tech (Fri Jan 07)
Fintech CEO rips into Meta, saying it won’t advertise on Facebook or Instagram ‘alongside scammers who are going af… Tech Insider (Fri Jan 07)
France fines Google and Facebook over cookies BBC News Technology (Fri Jan 07)
Facebook’s Data Center Plans Rile Residents in the Netherlands WIREDTransport (Fri Jan 07)
France fines Google and Facebook for pushing tracking cookies on users with dark patterns The Verge (Fri Jan 07)
Daily Crunch: France's data watchdog bites Google and Facebook over cookie consent violations by @alex TechCrunch (Thu Jan 06)
Facebook isn't the only company to change its name. Mashable (Thu Jan 06)
Facebook sued over Boogaloo-linked killing of federal police officer CNET News (Thu Jan 06)
NEW: Facebook sued over death of federal officer NBC News Tech (Thu Jan 06)
France fines Google and Facebook €210m over user tracking Guardian Tech (Thu Jan 06)
How Facebook and Google are still helping the FBI find January 6 rioters Recode (Thu Jan 06)
French regulator fines Google and Facebook a combined $238 million over cookies Engadget (Thu Jan 06)
France spanks Google $170M, Facebook $68M over cookie consent dark patterns by @riptari TechCrunch (Thu Jan 06)
Some Facebook moderators can work from home following protests Engadget (Wed Jan 05)
Hundreds of Facebook moderators at the company's Mountain View campus can now work from home after their employer A… BuzzFeed Tech (Wed Jan 05)
Facebook flooded with over 650,000 posts attacking 2020 election before Jan. 6 riot, report says CNET News (Tue Jan 04)
Investigation shows Facebook's role in spreading false narratives ahead of the January 6 riot; 650K+ posts question… Techmeme (Tue Jan 04)
Facebook suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene's account for a day Engadget (Tue Jan 04)
Ex-Facebook executive and CrowdTangle cofounder Brandon Silverman quits Silicon Valley for Capitol Hill to craft la… Tech Insider (Mon Jan 03)
If you’ve reached your breaking point with Zuckerberg’s empire, here’s how to quit Facebook for good, along with ho… WIRED (Mon Jan 03)
After leaving Meta, Brandon Silverman, co-founder of Facebook-acquired CrowdTangle, has helped craft a bipartisan b… Techmeme (Mon Jan 03)
Thanks, Facebook Mashable (Sun Jan 02)
Sophie Zhang, a former data scientist at Facebook, risked everything to reveal that the company enables global poli… MIT Technology Review (Sun Jan 02)
Thanks, Facebook FutureShift (Sun Jan 02)
No matter what Facebook is called now, its crisis is ongoing, and it needs to be fixed. WIRED (Sat Jan 01)
On the eve of the 2020 US election, Facebook’s most popular pages for Christian and Black American content were bei… MIT Technology Review (Fri Dec 31)
Investigation: how China identifies, tracks, and pressures its critics on Facebook and Twitter, including Chinese l… Techmeme (Fri Dec 31)
What Facebook's internal research shows about sharing. USA TODAY Tech (Thu Dec 30)
TikTok Surpasses Google, Facebook As World’s Most Popular Web Domain Forbes Tech (Wed Dec 29)
In documents released by whistleblower Frances Haugen, Facebook employees warn repeatedly of the likelihood that re… USA TODAY Tech (Wed Dec 29)
Hundreds of millions of Facebook users are “effectively second class citizens of the world’s largest social network… WIRED (Tue Dec 28)
This Is The Only Way To Stop Facebook Tracking You Forbes Tech (Tue Dec 28)
No matter what Facebook is called now, its crisis is ongoing, and it needs to be fixed. WIRED (Tue Dec 28)
Three years ago, Facebook had the chance to rein in the lies and hate on its platform. This is the inside story of… MIT Technology Review (Tue Dec 28)
‘I do surfing’: an AI-generated Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s bad year Guardian Tech (Mon Dec 27)
Regulate, break up, open up: how to fix Facebook in 2022 Guardian Tech (Sun Dec 26)
Sophie Zhang, a former data scientist at Facebook, revealed that it enables global political manipulation and has d… MIT Technology Review (Fri Dec 24)
Want to ditch the algorithm in the Facebook News Feed right now? WIRED (Fri Dec 24)
It also beat Facebook to become the leading social media platform in terms of visits, according to security firm Cl… Tech in Asia (Fri Dec 24)
You can log out of Facebook remotely from anywhere. Here's how CNET News (Thu Dec 23)
In a letter, 13 Democratic Senators ask Zuckerberg why Facebook removed misinformation safeguards ahead of Jan. 6,… Techmeme (Thu Dec 23)
Survey of 1,058 US internet users: 72% distrust Facebook, 63% TikTok, 60% Instagram, 53% WhatsApp, and 53% YouTube;… Techmeme (Wed Dec 22)
Amazon, Facebook parent Meta Platforms, Twitter and Pinterest will not send teams to the Consumer Electronics Show… Reuters Tech News (Wed Dec 22)
Facebook, Twitter, T-Mobile drop CES plans over COVID-19 concerns Reuters Tech News (Wed Dec 22)
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen reveals what she would tell Mark Zuckerberg if she ever met him Tech Insider (Tue Dec 21)
Facebook says 50,000 users were targeted by cyber mercenary firms in 2021 MIT Technology Review (Mon Dec 20)
Facebook's metaverse might make body image issues even worse. MIT Technology Review (Mon Dec 20)
Facebook's internal assessment of EU-US data transfers shows it has no legal leg to stand on, says noyb by @riptari TechCrunch (Mon Dec 20)
Leaked docs: Facebook has not developed Finnish-language automated moderation for hate speech and other content, an… Techmeme (Mon Dec 20)
A step-by-step guide to deleting the Facebook group you don't use anymore. FutureShift (Mon Dec 20)
Facebook pays fines to Russia over banned content Reuters Tech News (Sun Dec 19)
Facebook Messenger Soundly Beaten As Stunning New Update Goes Live Forbes Tech (Sat Dec 18)
Backed by former Facebook and Twitter execs, Tagg launches social branding app for Gen Z by @asilbwrites TechCrunch (Fri Dec 17)
Meta suspends 1,500 mostly fake accounts run by seven private surveillance companies across Facebook, Instagram and… Reuters Tech News (Fri Dec 17)
Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories Somehow Make Both Ray-Bans and Spying Less Cool Gizmodo (Fri Dec 17)
Facebook exposes mercenary spy firms that targeted 50,000 people Reuters Tech News (Fri Dec 17)
Facebook exposes mercenary spy firms that targeted 50,000 people Reuters Tech News (Thu Dec 16)
Facebook Warns 50,000 Users Were Targeted By Spy-For-Hire Companies Forbes Tech (Thu Dec 16)
Meta removes over 1,500 Facebook and Instagram accounts associated with seven surveillance-for-hire outfits, and al… Techmeme (Thu Dec 16)
Meta, formerly Facebook, bans seven 'surveillance-for-hire' firms CNET News (Thu Dec 16)
Facebook bans seven ‘cyber mercenary’ companies from its platforms Guardian Tech (Thu Dec 16)
Neymar Jr. cut a streaming deal with Facebook Gaming Engadget (Thu Dec 16)
Ray-Ban Stories get software update adding Facebook Messenger support The Verge (Wed Dec 15)
Facebook Oversight Board urges Meta to evaluate its role in spreading violence in Ethiopia by @tayhatmaker TechCrunch (Tue Dec 14)
A look back at tech's three eras, from Bell Labs to Facebook, and why the metaverse is the fourth, defined by its b… Techmeme (Tue Dec 14)
Oversight Board raises alarm over Facebook’s role in Ethiopian conflict The Verge (Tue Dec 14)
“One technologist promising to disrupt the system” can’t be how we go about disassembling Facebook—it’s precisely h&hell WIRED (Tue Dec 14)
Exclusive: Facebook owner is behind $60 mln deal for Meta name rights Reuters Tech News (Mon Dec 13)
Instagram disabled artist’s @metaverse handle after Facebook rebranded to Meta Guardian Tech (Mon Dec 13)
Sorry to break it to you, Facebook—there’s no silver bullet when it comes to online hate speech. WIRED (Mon Dec 13)
An artist says her @metaverse Instagram account was disabled after Facebook rebranded to Meta — and that she only g… Tech Insider (Mon Dec 13)
Facebook’s name change to Meta is an obvious nod to its plan to build its (Zuck’s) version of the metaverse. But im… MIT Technology Review (Mon Dec 13)