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Meta to centralize user settings across all apps

Meta to centralize user settings across all apps

The Accounts Center will hold all relative user settings across all Meta platforms. This week Facebook parent Meta announced that it’s centralizing various user settings across its apps, including Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. Various account settings will be moved to Meta’s 'Accounts C... Read more

date19 days ago
Regulator fines WhatsApp €5.5 million for GDPR violation

Regulator fines WhatsApp €5.5 million for GDPR violation

Ireland's data protection authority slapped WhatsApp with a €5.5 million fine. The Meta subsidiary is accused of illegally processing personal data. Earlier this month, Meta was fined €390 million for years of GDPR violations. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) ruled that Meta used a... Read more

date20 days ago
Facebook data-scraping breach attracts GDPR lawsuit

Facebook data-scraping breach attracts GDPR lawsuit

Facebook parent Meta is facing a legal challenge from digital rights group Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) over a significant data-scraping breach that resulted in a €265 million penalty for Facebook under the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) last year. DRI is challengin... Read more

date29 days ago
Meta fined €390 million for data processing in personalized ads

Meta fined €390 million for data processing in personalized ads

Ireland's data protection authority fined Meta €390 million for illegal data processing in personalized ads on Instagram and Facebook. The verdict puts the tech giant's ad revenue at risk. Meta's European headquarters are located in Ireland. The Irish data protection authority oversees the org... Read more

date1 month ago
Meta acquires Belgian-Dutch 3D printing firm Luxexcel

Meta acquires Belgian-Dutch 3D printing firm Luxexcel

Meta has acquired Luxexcel, a Belgian-Dutch firm that specializes in 3D printing lenses for glasses. The tech giant may use the acquisition to expand its virtual reality (VR) technology. Belgian newspaper De Tijd reports that the financial details weren't disclosed. The Belgian-Dutch firm is eng... Read more

date1 month ago
European Commission accuses Meta of abuse of power

European Commission accuses Meta of abuse of power

The European Commission alleges that Meta is abusing Facebook's popularity to gain customers for Facebook Marketplace. The regulator warns that possible fines could amount to billions of euros. The European Union enforces strict market rules. Large companies like Meta and Microsoft face restrict... Read more

date2 months ago
Meta threatens to remove news from its platforms

Meta threatens to remove news from its platforms

Meta threatened to stop publishing news on its social media platforms in the face of a controversial media bill in the United States. According to the tech giant, the bill thwarts the traffic and subscriptions of local media. The US House of Representatives will soon vote on the Journalism Comp... Read more

date2 months ago
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