Facebook parent Meta has opened its first physical store — in Burlingame, California — to showcase its hardware products like virtual and augmented reality goggles and glasses.
Instagram did away with the chronological feed in 2016 and switched to an engagement-based ranking of content.
Researchers combed through thousands of misogynistic, hate-filled messages in women’s DMs on Instagram and found that Meta failed to act on their incident reports 90% of the time.
The British government has unveiled its online safety bill in Parliament, which is aimed at protecting internet users from harm.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has intensified a crackdown on media outlets and individuals who fail to hew to the Kremlin line on the war in Ukraine.
Facebook parent company Meta will pay $90 million to settle a privacy lawsuit over its use of “cookies” in 2010 and 2011 that tracked people online.
Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings report shared this week revealed a drop in its daily active users, a first in its history.
Facebook's COO allegedly called it a 'big deal strategically'
Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been temporarily suspended from Facebook one day after her personal Twitter account was permanently suspended.
Adam Mosseri is testifying Wednesday at a Senate hearing as Facebook, whose parent now is named Meta Platforms, has been roiled by public and political outrage over the disclosures by former Facebook employee Frances Haugen.
Instagram is rolling out new features, including one that urges teens to take breaks from the app, amid scrutiny on the Facebook-owned platform.
In total, Meta deleted 979 accounts, groups and pages across its platforms last month, most of which were found to belong to a sprawling network from China trying to spread COVID-19 misinformation.
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress on Wednesday to weigh in possible legislative changes to Section 230.
The U.K.'s antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook's acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform.
A group of state attorneys general are investigating Instagram and its effects on children and young adults, saying its parent company Facebook — recently renamed Meta Platforms — ignored research about the harms it causes to young people.
Demonstrators want Meta, aka Facebook, to remove hateful speech, identify dangerous groups, moderate posts, and invest resources in stopping violence.
More than a third of Facebook’s daily active users have opted in to have their faces recognized by the social network’s system.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company is rebranding itself as Meta, an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the future.
It wasn't until after Donald Trump posted about Floyd’s death that the reports of violence and hate speech increased “rapidly” on Facebook across the country, an internal company analysis of the ex-president’s social media post reveals.
As false claims about vaccine safety threatened to undermine COVID-19 response, documents reveal that Facebook took a full month to implement changes.