Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: mark zuckerberg

Activists create ‘crime scene’ before Meta’s London HQ protesting its complicity in hate crimes

Meta’s London headquarters was stormed by activists of Indian origin, in protest against its complicity in spreading and profiting from hate-inciting Facebook posts and misinformation ahead of the 2024 Indian general election that starts on Friday.

INDIA alliance writes to Google, Meta, demands neutrality during 2024 Elections

The INDIA Alliance has written letters to social media giants Meta and Alphabet, expressing their concerns regarding the social media platforms’ perceived contribution to social discord in India.

Ten million join Threads in 7 hours, Zuckerberg says

Threads, Meta's new platform that aims to take on Twitter, saw 10 million sign ups within just seven hours of launch today.

Meta’s CEO unveils open-source AI tools, new features for Instagram creators

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced the release of open-source AI tools for creators on Instagram. These tools include the DINOv2 model and an animated drawing dataset.

Meta cuts 11,000 jobs, 13% of its workforce

The Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said on Wednesday it would cut more than 11,000 jobs, or 13% of its workforce, as it doubled down on its risky metaverse bet amid a crumbling advertising market and decades-high inflation, Reuters reported.

Experts hail whistleblower Frances Haugen for exposing Facebook’s ‘profits over public safety’ policy

Following whistleblower Frances Haugen's Sunday night allegation that Facebook's refusal to combat dangerous lies and hateful content on its platforms is driven by profit, social media experts denounced the corporation for embracing a business model that encourages violence and endangers democracy—and urged the federal government to take action.