The EU executive delivered a presentation, obtained by EURACTIV, to national authorities on the designation of very large online platforms, the governance architecture and an information-sharing system.
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Meta’s Ad Practices Ruled Illegal Under E.U. Law
Meta suffered a major defeat on Wednesday that could severely undercut its Facebook and Instagram advertising business after European Union regulators found it had illegally forced users to effectively accept personalized ads.
Social media companies promise to reduce harmful content in New Zealand
Global social media companies including TikTok, Twitter and Meta have signed a “world first” code of conduct that commits them to reducing the spread of harmful content in New Zealand, but some user-advocacy groups fear the code lacks any real bite.
Some women shared the messages they get on Instagram. It’s not pretty.
Women on Instagram are exposed to an “epidemic of misogynist abuse,” according to a new report.
Russia bans Facebook and Instagram under ‘extremism’ law
A Russian court has banned Facebook and Instagram in the country, labelling its parent company Meta as “extremist” amid the Kremlin’s sweeping crackdown on western social media giants.
Why Is Big Tech Policing Speech? Because the Government Isn’t
Deplatforming President Trump showed that the First Amendment is broken — but not in the way his supporters think.
These are the platforms that have banned Trump and his allies
Some of the biggest names in tech have taken aggressive steps against the inflammatory rhetoric of President Trump and some of his allies that culminated last week with a mob of his supporters storming the U.S. Capitol while Congress was attempting to certify the election of Joe Biden as the nation’s 46th president.
Misinformation ‘superspreaders’: Covid vaccine falsehoods still thriving on Facebook and Instagram
Conspiracy theories and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine are still spreading on Facebook and Instagram, more than a month after Facebook pledged it would take them down.
‘It’s Hard to Prove’: Why Antitrust Suits Against Facebook Face Hurdles
The U.S. and state cases against the social network are far from a slam dunk because the standards of proof are formidable.
U.S. and States Say Facebook Illegally Crushed Competition
The Federal Trade Commission and more than 40 states accused Facebook on Wednesday of buying up its rivals to illegally squash competition, and they called for the deals to be unwound, escalating regulators’ battle against the biggest tech companies in a way that could remake the social media industry.