WhatsApp has been fined €225m by Ireland’s data watchdog for breaching privacy regulations.
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Faced with rare protests, Cuba curbs social media access, watchdog says
Cuba has restricted access to social media and messaging platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp, global internet monitoring firm NetBlocks said on Tuesday, in the wake of the biggest anti-government protests in decades.
WhatsApp Delays Privacy Changes Amid User Backlash
WhatsApp said on Friday that it would delay a planned privacy update, as the Facebook-owned messaging service tries to stem a backlash by users worried about the changes.
‘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.
Why WhatsApp Matters: What Facebook does to WhatsApp could change how we shop and use the internet forever.
WhatsApp is being remodeled in front of our eyes. Watch what happens because even if you don’t use the messaging app, the changes could reshape the direction of the internet.
In Hong Kong, a Proxy Battle Over Internet Freedom Begins
As Hong Kong grapples with a draconian new security law, the tiny territory is emerging as the front line in a global fight between the United States and China over censorship, surveillance and the future of the internet.
Hong Kong: Facebook, Google and Twitter among firms ‘pausing’ police help; TikTok to exit Hong Kong; US lookS To ban Chinese social media apps
Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google and Telegram have all said they are “pausing” co-operation with requests for user information from the Hong Kong police.