Don't try this in Europe
Meta and Google appear to have turned to the "quiet layoff" to get rid of staff. Apparently they are giving staff time to pick new roles after reorganising or disbanding teams and then giving them the boot when time runs out.
Found guilty of campaign finance transparency laws
Facebook has been found guilty in Washington of breaking the state's strict campaign finance transparency laws.
Apparently, they are thinking of charging for them
Executives at Facebook and Instagram are seriously considering killing off their companies by setting up some "premium features" which users will be expected to pay for.
Closed down without any reason
Facebook's video game livestreaming app, Facebook Gaming, is being shut down after just two years and will no longer work after 28 October.
Sorry Joe but few people believe nationalist propaganda these days
Twitter and Meta are reporting that they've taken down nearly 200 accounts that, for the past five years been pushing pro-Western messages in the Middle East and Central Asia.
$37.5 million does not look so big now
Meta has offered to pay $37.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit, which claimed Facebook illegally harvested location data even when users denied consent.
Blenderbot 3 insists that Donald Trump is president and will remain so after 2024
Last week we reported how Facebook's new Blenderbot 3 AI was sexist and racist, but now it has turned into a pro-Trump conspiracy theorist with the intelligence of plankton.
Just like your other Facebook friends
Meta has warned that the company's new artificial intelligence-based BlenderBot3 chatbot could write insults and lie to you.
This will go down well
After failing to get Big Tech to pay any significant amounts of tax, the government's of France, Italy and Spain are stepping up pressure on the European Commission to come up with legislation that ensures Big Tech firms partly finance telecoms infrastructure.