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Court Documents: Facebook Doesn’t Know What Data It Collects
Privacy
Court Documents: Facebook Doesn’t Know What Data It Collects
2022-09-08 16:06:26
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — Facebook’s user data is scattered throughout its system in such a way no one person could detail exactly what information the social media company collects on an individual. This is according to recently unsealed court documents from the... Read More

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

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

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

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

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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