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High-profile lawsuit against Meta can be heard in Kenya, Nairobi court rules
Decision on case of ex-Facebook moderator, who claims the work left him with PTSD, hailed as win for accountability of big tech in Africa

Caroline Kimeu

07, Feb, 2023 @4:13 PM

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TikTok: how the west has turned on gen Z’s favourite app
US and European fears about China exploiting TikTok’s data harvest and promoting Beijing’s worldview look set to inspire an urgent overhaul in data privacy laws

Laurie Clarke

05, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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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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Biden vows to veto Republican plans that threaten economic ‘chaos’ – as it happened
‘I will not let that happen – not on my watch’, president says of House Republican proposals

Maya Yang (now) and Joanna Walters (earlier)

26, Jan, 2023 @9:04 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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‘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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Twitter hit by 40% revenue drop amid ad squeeze, say reports
More than 500 advertising clients have reportedly paused spending since Elon Musk’s takeover in October

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

18, Jan, 2023 @8:33 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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