Judge Dismisses Government Antitrust Lawsuits Against FacebookA federal judge on Monday dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought against Facebook by the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of state attorneys general, dealing a significant blow to attempts by regulators to rein in tech giants.
Facebook Launches Podcasts, Live Audio Service To Compete With Emerging Rivals- Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. on Monday to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Plans To WFH For At Least Half Of The Next YearFacebook is giving its employees more flexibility to work outside the office — and Mark Zuckerberg is leading by example.
Facebook Says Trump Now Suspended Until At Least January 2023Facebook announced Friday that former President Donald Trump would be suspended from its platform until at least Jan. 7, 2023 -- two years from when he was initially suspended.
Facebook, Instagram Will Now Let All Users Hide Likes On PostsFacebook and Instagram are giving all users the option to hide public "likes" on their posts, potentially upending a core dynamic of the social media platforms.
Facebook-Backed Digital Currency Project Diem Shifts To U.S.A once-ambitious Facebook-backed digital currency project — formerly known as Libra, now called Diem — is shifting operations from Switzerland to the U.S. and said it plans to launch a cryptocurrency tied to the U.S. dollar later this year.
Five Peninsula Projects Receive $1.5 Million Facebook Grant to Build Low-Cost HousingFacebook awarded $1.5 million to five projects that will help create low-cost housing in the Peninsula communities of East Palo Alto, Belle Haven and North Fair Oaks.
Facebook Loses Court Fight Over Halting European Union - US Data TransfersFacebook lost a legal battle Friday with Ireland's data privacy watchdog over a European Union privacy decision that could result in the social network being forced to stop transferring data to the U.S.
San Leandro PD Warns Of Fake Police Facebook AccountPolice in San Leandro are alerting residents about a fake Facebook account purporting to be from the department
Bonta Among 44 Attorneys General Telling Facebook To Drop Instagram For Kids ProposalA bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general, including California Attorney General Rob Bonta, has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13.
Facebook Oversight Committee Upholds Former President Donald Trump's Suspension; Company Gets 6 Months To Determine If Ban Is PermanentFacebook's Oversight Board ruled Wednesday the social media platform was right in suspending former President Donald Trump's account in the wake of comments associated with January's Capitol insurrection but told the company it needs to reconsider a permanent ban.
Suspended From Facebook; Former President Donald Trump's Status To Be Determined This WeekFormer President Donald Trump will find out this week whether he gets to return to Facebook.
Facebook Reports Soaring Quarterly Ad Revenue In 1st Quarter, Stock JumpsFacebook's stock jumped Wednesday after the social media giant reported stronger-than-expected results for the first quarter thanks to soaring ad revenue.
Small Town Newspapers In Wisconsin File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Facebook, GoogleA group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law.
Facebook Cranks Up Rule Enforcement In Run-Up To Chauvin VerdictFacebook representatives said the social media app is cranked up its rule enforcement ahead of the verdict in former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial in George Floyd's death.