FTC Sues Meta to Stop Its ‘Path Toward Dominance’
Regulation
FTC Sues Meta to Stop Its ‘Path Toward Dominance’
2022-07-27 20:18:34
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission is attempting to block Meta, formerly known as Facebook, from purchasing a virtual reality fitness application in what the commission says is the company’s quest to buy its way to the top. “Instead of... Read More

Sheryl Sandberg Steps Down as Facebook Exec
Social Media
Sheryl Sandberg Steps Down as Facebook Exec
2022-06-01 21:36:48
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg announced she is leaving the company this fall after 14 years. “Fourteen years later, it is time for me to write the next chapter of my life,” she wrote in a Facebook post. “I... Read More

US Markets Turn Lower After Meta’s Mega Earnings Rout
Wall Street
US Markets Turn Lower After Meta's Mega Earnings Rout

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. markets pointed lower Thursday with tech stocks weighing down broader indexes after a weak quarterly earnings report from Facebook parent company Meta. The numbers from Meta, released late Wednesday, checked a brief recovery in U.S. markets that... Read More

Meta Policy Update Complicates Midterm Outreach
Campaigns
Meta Policy Update Complicates Midterm Outreach
2021-11-16 21:21:33
by Reece Nations

SAN ANTONIO — Political organizations are preparing to modify their outreach approach ahead of Meta Platforms’ removal of some detailed targeting options in January. New limits on advertisers' ability to target users based on their interactions with social media content... Read More

Facebook Inc. Rebrands as Meta to Stress ‘Metaverse’ Plan
Social Media
Facebook Inc. Rebrands as Meta to Stress 'Metaverse' Plan

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An embattled Facebook Inc. is changing its name to Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short, to reflect what CEO Mark Zuckerberg says is its commitment to developing the new surround-yourself technology known as the "metaverse."... Read More

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