The European Union reached an agreement on landmark legislation forcing Big Tech firms such as Google and Facebook's parent company Meta, as well as other internet services, to more aggressively combat hate speech and misinformation or risk multibillion-dollar fines.
Got to prop up the mass media
The Canadian government introduced legislation Tuesday to force digital giants to compensate news publishers for the use of their content.
In Russia disagreeing with Tsar Putin makes you a neo-nazi extremist
A Moscow court said on Monday that Meta was guilty of "extremist activity", but its WhatsApp messenger service was not.
12 data breach notifications
Ireland's data regulator said it was slapping an $18.7 million fine on Facebook parent Meta Platforms after an inquiry confirmed 12 data breach notifications in 2018.
Make up your mind
Facebook parent Meta Platforms clarified that it is against the company's user rules to share a post that "calls for the death of a head of state."
All those pictures of cats, dinners and red pandas anger Putin
Daft Russian prosecutors are seeking to label Facebook and Instagram as "extremist" which puts your Facebook account in the same league as the Taliban and Chechen rebels.
Just no one else
It looks like you are allowed to call for the death of Tsar Putin and his imperialist stormtroopers on Facebook even if you still can’t demand the death of anyone else.
Twitter for those without opposable thumbs
Former US president Donald Trump's new social media venture, Truth Social, launched late on over the weekend in Apple's App Store.
Lost half a trillion dollars
The cocaine nose jobs are shocked that social notworking outfit Facebook seems to have lost half a trillion dollars in market value since changing its name to Meta.
Stanford University electrical engineer warns
Servers are packed with undetectable hardware flaws caused by the fact they have shrunk too much.