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Meta fined €265m over data protection breach that hit more than 500m users
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp owner has been fined nearly €1bn by EU since September 2021

Dan Milmo and agencies

28, Nov, 2022 @5:39 PM

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‘Being heard is better than being seen’: supermodel Paulina Porizkova on living ‘unfiltered’
Paulina Porizkova, one of the great supermodels of the 80s, has refound fame – as ‘the lady who cries on Instagram’. It began with the death of and betrayal by her husband of 30 years

Eva Wiseman

27, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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My timeline is filled with mothers finding peace at the bottom of a wine glass, but alcohol and new parenthood don’t always mix | Molly Glassey
Social media serves up the perfect new parent cocktail: one part subliminal messaging, one part sleep deprivation, shake thoroughly and garnish with self-denial

Molly Glassey

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Met monitoring song lyrics of rap artist it tried to censor on Instagram
Drill artist Chinx (OS) reveals he has to send new song lyrics to police and probation service in case they are deemed to incite violence

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

25, Nov, 2022 @7:16 PM

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Meta seeks government protection from Rees-Mogg’s EU law bonfire
Facebook owner seeks assurance that vital directive will not be purged by former business secretary’s bill

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

25, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Instagram told to reinstate music video removed at request of Met police
Oversight board says removal of Secrets Not Safe by Chinx (OS) suggests ‘over-policing of certain communities’

Alex Hern

22, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The 46-year-old social media virgin: how people ditch Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and survive
Twitter users have threatened to leave the platform in the wake of Elon Musk’s takeover. Is it so bad to be off social media entirely?

Sophie Black

11, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on big tech: pop! goes the bubble | Editorial
Editorial: The behemoths of Silicon Valley face some serious shrinkage and a reckoning with the societies they work in


10, Nov, 2022 @7:02 PM

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£3m defamation action against musician Phoebe Bridgers is dismissed
Los Angeles court rules against lawsuit filed by producer Chris Nelson

Shaad D'Souza

10, Nov, 2022 @2:23 PM

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For all our whingeing, Twitter was special. Mastodon could never compare | Sarah Manavis
Elon Musk’s takeover has seen an estimated million users leave the site. But was it already past its prime, asks technology writer Sarah Manavis

Sarah Manavis

09, Nov, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Facebook owner Meta to sack 11,000 workers after revenue collapse
Mark Zuckerberg says firm overinvested at start of Covid, adding ‘I got this wrong’

Alex Hern UK technology editor

09, Nov, 2022 @12:55 PM

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Facebook’s parent Meta prepares to slash thousands of jobs – reports
Layoffs come after $80bn wiped off company’s market value last month amid global economic downturn

Josh Taylor

07, Nov, 2022 @12:40 AM

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