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Meta earnings dropped by less than analysts expected
Parent company of Facebook and Instagram reports $32bn in revenue for fourth quarter, prompting rise in stock price

Erin McCormick

02, Feb, 2023 @1:41 AM

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TechScape: Why Donald Trump’s return to Facebook could mark a rocky new age for online discourse
The former president was banned from Instagram and Facebook following the Jan 6 attacks, but Meta argues that new ‘guardrails’ will keep his behaviour in check. Plus: is a chatbot coming for your job?

Josh Taylor

31, Jan, 2023 @11:35 AM

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Social media companies in the US brace to battle onslaught of legal challenges
State and federal lawsuits and bills with far-reaching regulatory implications for TikTok, Meta and others come to a head this year

MacKenzie Ryan

31, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Facebook is allowing Trump back. The platform hasn’t learned its lesson | Jan-Werner Müller
Trump has never shown the slightest repentance for his role in what Facebook gingerly calls ‘civil unrest’

Jan-Werner Müller

27, Jan, 2023 @4:31 PM

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Trump’s return to Facebook will ‘fan the flames of hatred’, say experts and politicians
Democrats and liberal groups deplored decision to revoke ban on former president who incited insurrection but ACLU defends move

Martin Pengelly in New York and Kari Paul in San Francisco

26, Jan, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Donald Trump’s Truth Social posts bode ill for his return to Facebook
As Trump was reinstated, Meta’s Nick Clegg stressed ‘guardrails’ were in place. He could soon find them tested

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

26, Jan, 2023 @2:52 PM

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Why is Trump allowed back on Facebook and will Meta’s ‘guardrails’ contain him?
Meta’s leadership say the risk has ‘sufficiently receded’, as the former US president has the ban on his accounts lifted for the first time in two years

Josh Taylor

26, Jan, 2023 @5:26 AM

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‘Reckless’: Fury among rights groups as Facebook lifts Trump ban
Civil rights groups voice anger at ‘unethical’ decision, while others say the public has an interest in hearing directly from candidates for political office

Samantha Lock

26, Jan, 2023 @5:01 AM

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Trump’s Facebook and Instagram ban to be lifted, Meta announces
Ex-president to be allowed back ‘in coming weeks … with new guardrails in place’ after ban that followed January 6 attack

Kari Paul in San Francisco

26, Jan, 2023 @12:47 AM

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Trump pleads with Meta to restore Facebook account
Former president’s lawyers petition company to allow access following ban from platform in wake of 2021 Capitol attack

Ramon Antonio Vargas and Kari Paul

18, Jan, 2023 @10:14 PM

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Free the nipple: Facebook and Instagram told to overhaul ban on bare breasts
Meta’s advisory board says policy impedes right to expression for women and trans and nonbinary people

Alaina Demopoulos

18, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on regulating social media: the internet should be safer | Editorial
Editorial: Ministers’ ambitions have been scaled back but their bill must protect children robustly


16, Jan, 2023 @6:30 PM

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