California Joins Lawsuit Against Facebook For Predatory, Monopolistic BehaviorCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Wednesday announced that the state has joined a lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly violating federal antitrust laws by purchasing emerging competitors to maintain a monopoly.
Instagram Unveils Biggest Changes To Home Screen In 10 YearsThe company owned by Menlo Park-based Facebook unveiled the first major change to its app's home screen in 10 years.
Facebook's Oversight Board Finally Hearing Cases, 2 Years After Being First AnnouncedFacebook's court-like Oversight Board for appealing content decisions will now begin receiving cases, officials of the social media giant headquartered in Menlo Park said Thursday.
Facebook To Ban All Pages, Groups Associated With QAnonFacebook announced Tuesday that it will ban all pages, groups and Instagram accounts associated with the conspiracy theory QAnon from its platform.
San Mateo Man Accused Of Lewd Acts With Minors, Soliciting Pics On Fake Instagram ProfileA San Mateo man has been arrested and faces multiple charges for allegedly committing lewd acts with minors and soliciting sexual photos with boys through a fake Instagram account.
Instagram, Facebook Users Report Brief Outage For Both Social Media PlatformsUsers were reporting an outage causing slowness for both Facebook and Instagram late Thursday morning, according to reports.
'Stop Hate For Profit' Facebook Boycott Organizers Back With New Action, Targets InstagramThe coalition that led the boycott that saw some of the world's biggest companies pull their ads from Facebook in July announced a week of new action against the company based in Menlo Park.
'Voices of San Quentin'; Instagram Page Portrays Prisoners, Families Cut Off By COVIDThe worsening coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison has led to suspensions of inmate privileges such as telephone access, leaving inmates and their families cut-off from each other, an issue one group is calling attention to on social media.
Instagram's TikTok Clone Is Going GlobalInstagram believes that it can do TikTok better than TikTok — and this August, people will be able to decide for themselves.
Instagram Bans All Content Promoting Conversion TherapyInstagram will ban any content that promotes conversion therapy, after activists called on it to block providers from advertising their services online.
Facebook Exec Admits 'Trust Deficit' As Advertiser Boycott AcceleratesA Facebook executive acknowledged Tuesday that the social media giant faces a "trust deficit" amid a widening advertiser revolt over misinformation and hate speech on the platform.