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Russian court labels Meta “extremist organization,” making all its business activities illegal
Russia has officially recognized Meta as an “extremist organization,” meaning that the company’s business and services are banned in the country. However, people will still be able to use Facebook and Instagram despite them being blocked.
Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia calls to recognize Meta as “extremist organization”
Following Meta’s decision to allow hate speech towards the Russian military on its platforms, the country’s Prosecutor General’s Office has called for a ban on Instagram, with the company being recognized as an “extremist organization.”
Report: Snap and Facebook still collecting data from iOS users despite Apple’s privacy changes
As we all know, the world of mobile ads has changed forever since the release of iOS 14.5. Apple let users say no to tracking their personal data. Some apps, however, are still collecting information using a looser interpretation of Apple’s privacy rules.
John Carmack: “Minecraft and Fortnite are closer to the metaverse than anything Facebook has built”
id Software co-founder and Oculus consulting CTO John Carmack has shared his thoughts on the metaverse. He thinks that Facebook is far from realizing the idea behind it, citing Fortnite and Minecraft as better examples.
Facebook reopens Black Gaming Creator Program with $10 million in funding
Facebook Gaming has reopened applications to its special program for Black gaming creators, which was initially established last December. It should give the next generation of Black streamers and content creators a platform to express themselves and help build an audience on Facebook.
US House committee labels Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook as “gatekeepers” and calls them on monopolistic practices
Following roughly a 16-month investigation, a US House of Representative antitrust committee has found that Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook have engaged in anti-competitive policies.