Meta begins latest round of layoffs
Meta started implementing its third round of layoffs on Wednesday. The company is working to become more efficient amid an uncertain economic environment.
Meta fined record $1.3 billion for violating Ireland privacy laws
Facebook parent company Meta was slapped with a massive $1.3 billion fine on Monday, after European regulators determined they misused Europeans' data.
Meta Platforms' Instagram reportedly has Twitter competitor app in the works
Instagram has a new app with similarities to Twitter in the pipeline, according to a Bloomberg report. The earliest its rollout could reportedly happen is around the end of June.
Meta announces AI image generation tools for advertisers
Facebook parent company Meta is rolling out a suite of artificial intelligence-based tools for use by advertisers on their platforms.
Elon Musk slams Meta's WhatsApp: 'Cannot be trusted'
Elon Musk called out Meta's WhatsApp Messenger in a tweet, saying that the app "cannot be trusted" following an issue shared by a lead Twitter engineer.
Meta faces blanket FTC ban over use of minors' data for targeted advertising
The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday proposed a ban on Meta Platforms using data it collects on its underaged users for commercial purposes.
Georgia Gov Kemp signs bill to prevent repeat of Zuckerberg investments in 2024 elections
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law a bill that prohibits county election offices from receiving funds from private organizations, including nonprofits.
What are the biggest names in tech doing on AI?
Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have prompted a race among big tech companies to develop chatbots, cloud services, developer tools and more to get ahead of the competition.
Tech leaders mention AI almost 170 times during earnings calls: report
Meta, Alphabet, Microsoft and Amazon leaders mentioned artificial intelligence more that 150 times in their first-quarter earning calls in April, according to a report.
FTC pushes for budget increase as Big Tech lobbying surges
As Republicans criticize the FTC for seeking more funding, Big Tech giants continue to spend a lot of money lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Buying tech stocks is 'much safer' than last year: Mark Mahaney
Evercore ISI senior managing director Mark Mahaney provides an outlook for Meta, Amazon and Alphabet stocks.
Jada Pinkett Smith says 'Red Table Talk' is looking for 'new home' after Facebook Watch cancellation
"Red Table Talk" was canceled along with all other Facebook Watch originals as the platform focuses on VR. Jada Pinkett Smith said the show is looking for a "new home."
Meta starts new round of layoffs focused on skilled workers
Facebook parent company Meta began its latest round of layoffs Wednesday which will reportedly impact about 4,000 workers in the company's engineering staff.
Facebook $725M data privacy settlement: How to get money
People who used Facebook between 2007 and 2022 may be eligible to receive a cash payment after the tech giant agreed to pay $725 million in December to settle user data claims.
Fake ChatGPT, Bard ads con Facebook users: report
Fake ChatGPT and Bard ads are reportedly spreading dangerous malware using social media. This comes as federal regulators ask for input on policies to hold the industry accountable.
Twitter 'no longer exists' as company officially merges with X Corp
Twitter Inc. no longer exists, according to new court documents filed last week. The legal filing shows Twitter has merged into X Corp.
TikTok's sister app Lemon8 could give Instagram a run for its money: Mark Mahaney
Evercore ISI internet research team head Mark Mahaney discusses if the new Lemon8 app can displace Pinterest or Instagram on 'The Claman Countdown.'
Facebook chief Zuckerberg consumed by race to launch AI in snub to Musk-backed pause
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, shot down a request to pause AI research, with a top leader saying AI consumes Mark Zuckerberg's time.
Facebook parent Meta releases AI model ‘SAM’ that can identify images within photos
Facebook owner Meta has released a new artificial intelligence model that can identify objects within photographs - even without prior training.
Facebook parent Meta touts Artificial Intelligence robot that can learn from humans
Meta announced two major advancements towards the development of AI robots that can perform “challenging sensorimotor skills," according to a press release.