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Facebook changes its name to Meta: social media users react with hilarious memes
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Facebook changes its name to Meta: social media users react with hilarious memes

Minutes after Facebook made the announcement, a torrent of hilarious comment began on Twitter, especially from companies, people and even the social media giant Twitter

TikTok, YouTube, Snapchat defend impact on children at US hearing
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TikTok, YouTube, Snapchat defend impact on children at US hearing

While a recent whistleblower-fueled controversy has focused on Facebook's knowledge that its sites could cause harm, other social media giants also grapple with safety issues

Facebook announces plans to hire 10,000 workers in Europe Union to build its 'metaverse'
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Facebook announces plans to hire 10,000 workers in Europe Union to build its 'metaverse'

The company said in a blog post Sunday that those high-skilled workers will help build “the metaverse,” a futuristic notion for connecting online that uses augmented and virtual reality

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram outage: Mark Zuckerberg issues apology
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Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram outage: Mark Zuckerberg issues apology

Downdetector, which monitors reports of outages across the internet, said the Facebook service outage is the largest it has ever seen with over 10.6 million problem reports from all over the globe

Facebook suspends former President Donald Trump's account for two years
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Facebook suspends former President Donald Trump's account for two years

“At the end of this period, we will look to experts to assess whether the risk to public safety has receded," Nick Clegg, Facebook's vice president of global affairs, wrote in a blog post

Facebook will no longer recommend politics-themed groups to users, says Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook will no longer recommend politics-themed groups to users, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook would also reduce political content in users' main news feeds as part of a push "to turn down the temperature and discourage divisive conversation."

Facebook oversight board to take a decision on continuation of Donald Trump's ban
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Facebook oversight board to take a decision on continuation of Donald Trump's ban

Facebook believes it made the right decision to suspend Trump after he incited his supporters to storm the US Capitol in a deadly assault on 6 January.

Facebook announces partnership with Ray-Ban to launch AR smart glasses, to debut in 2021
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Facebook announces partnership with Ray-Ban to launch AR smart glasses, to debut in 2021

Facebook will be starting to test the smart glasses in the real world with company employees and contractors to better areas like privacy, video recordings and design.

'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg
India

'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Earlier, the Congress party had written to Zuckerberg, demanding a probe into the alleged bias and interference by Facebook India in the country's electoral democracy

Congress writes to Facebook CEO again after another report alleges bias in favour of BJP
India

Congress writes to Facebook CEO again after another report alleges bias in favour of BJP

Following an article in the Time magazine, the Opposition party also demanded a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee into the alleged 'links of Facebook employees and the ruling establishment'

Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google CEOs testify before US Congress, Bezos promises action if investigation reveals data misuse
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Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google CEOs testify before US Congress, Bezos promises action if investigation reveals data misuse

Currently, it's unclear how much the lawmakers advanced their goal of bringing some of the world’s largest companies to heel.

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon chiefs to testify before US Congress today to defend their businesses
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Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon chiefs to testify before US Congress today to defend their businesses

The captains of the New Gilded Age will appear together before Congress for the first time to justify their business practices.

After Facebook staff walkout, CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends no action on Trump posts
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After Facebook staff walkout, CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends no action on Trump posts

Zuckerberg says that Facebook had conducted a thorough review and was right to leave the posts unchallenged

Unlike Twitter, Facebook refuses to put warning on Trump's Minneapolis post, says it is not 'the arbiter of truth'
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Unlike Twitter, Facebook refuses to put warning on Trump's Minneapolis post, says it is not 'the arbiter of truth'

Twitter has a history of taking stronger stances, he added, including a complete ban on political advertisements.

Facebook to permanently move to remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease: CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook to permanently move to remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease: CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg said that Facebook would start "aggressively opening up remote hiring" in July.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has donated its emergency reserve of 720,000 masks to health workers
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has donated its emergency reserve of 720,000 masks to health workers

The United States has seen a surge in demand for respirator masks caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Zuckerberg says Facebook's content should be regulated, framework somewhere between telco and newspaper's should apply
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Zuckerberg says Facebook's content should be regulated, framework somewhere between telco and newspaper's should apply

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he now employed 35,000 people to review online content and implement security measures.

Facebook VP of engineering Jay Parikh says he is leaving the company
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Facebook VP of engineering Jay Parikh says he is leaving the company

David Mortenson will reportedly replace Parikh and will lead Facebook's Infrastructure organisation.

Mark Zuckerberg drops annual resolutions, reveals goals and predictions for the decade
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Mark Zuckerberg drops annual resolutions, reveals goals and predictions for the decade

Instead of an annual resolution, this year, Zuckerberg has shared a list of things he wishes to see change or improve in the next ten years.

FTC is concerned that Facebook's policies about how its apps interact violate antitrust law
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FTC is concerned that Facebook's policies about how its apps interact violate antitrust law

FTC might ask a court to bar Facebook from enforcing policies regarding how its apps work with potential rivals.