Saturday, December 9, 2023

Topic: Meta

Meta bans ‘Eye on Palestine’, Instagram account with over 6.1 million followers

The “Eye on Palestine” account, which has more than six million followers on Instagram and focuses on sharing content from Palestine, went dark on Wednesday.

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.

Delhi Police searches residences of The Wire’s Siddharth Varadarajan, M K Venu, Jahnavi Sen

Delhi Police Monday searched the residences of The Wire founder and prominent journalist Siddharth Varadarajan, the editor of news website, M K Venu and deputy editor Jahnavi Sen in connection with its reports that BJP IT cell’s Amit Malviya used his special privileges at Meta to take down over 700 social media posts.