(NEW YORK) -- Executives with the social media company Meta announced Thursday that they recently removed 480 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, and groups associated with the Proud Boys, for violating the platforms' ban on the far-right extremist group. The Proud Boys organization was banned... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Meta said it is focused on continuing to disrupt emerging cybersecurity threats, including "perception hacking" efforts that could attempt to create unjustified fears about the security of U.S. elections. In its new "Quarterly Adversarial Threat Report" released Thursday, Meta details how it... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The parents of a now 19-year-old New York woman are suing Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, alleging their daughter developed an Instagram addiction that led to an eating disorder and other mental health struggles. In the personal injury lawsuit,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Meta, Facebook's parent company, announced Wednesday she is stepping down from her position with the company. She had held the role since 2008. "Sitting by Mark's side for these 14 years has been the honor and privilege... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A pair of social media misinformation campaigns exploiting tensions in Russia and Ukraine were identified and disabled on Facebook over the weekend, according to two senior leaders at the social network's parent company Meta. One operation thwarted by Meta's security team involved... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — In the shadow of mounting controversies for his beleaguered tech firm, CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out his vision for the future of the internet at a company conference Thursday, which he sees as evolving on the so-called "metaverse." Zuckerberg also announced that... Read More.