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Apr 28, 2022

Meta to slow pace of long-term investments amid turbulent Q1

Mark Zuckerberg excitedly outlined his vision to build the metaverse in July 2021. But as Meta faces headwinds from several directions, investment is being reined in.

Apr 14, 2022

Tech platforms' losses from IDFA to hit $16 billion in the coming year

Facebook to suffer the worst jolt from Apple's privacy squeeze, which caused four large platforms to lose $10 billion in lost revenue, notes a new report from Lotame.

Mar 22, 2022

Indie publishers on 'strike' to protest Facebook

Over 30 outlets are taking part in a 24-hour 'blackout' today to put pressure on Meta to negotiate and pay for Facebook's use of the content they normally produce.

Mar 20, 2022

Facebook alleged to give India's ruling party cheaper ad rates than rivals

The Bharatiya Janata Party was charged 29% less on average than that of rival political parties for the same number of views, according to an investigation by The Reporters’ Collective.

Mar 18, 2022

ACCC sues Meta over Facebook scam crypto ads

Australian regulator alleges that Meta "aided and abetted" scams that have robbed citizens of thousands of dollars since 2020.

Mar 15, 2022

Are social platforms complicit in climate-change misinformation?

Online platforms continue to rely on fossil-fuel companies for paid advertising, even as they roll out policies against climate-change misinformation. Where should the line be drawn?