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Facebook Content Moderators in Kenya to Receive Pay Rise Following TIME Investigation

Facebook content moderators based in Kenya will receive a salary increase of between 30% and 50%, in a move announced two weeks after a TIME investigation drew attention to low pay, poor working condi..


Inside Facebook’s African Sweatshop

In a drab office building near a slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, nearly 200 young men and women from countries across Africa sit at desks glued to computer monitors, where they must watch vid..


Meta Renews Warning to E.U. It Will Be Forced to Pull Facebook

Meta Platforms Inc. has once again threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from Europe if it is unable to keep transferring user data back to the U.S., amid negotiations between regulators to replac..


Peter Thiel Is Leaving the Board of Facebook’s Parent Company Meta

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and advisor to former President Donald Trump, is leaving the board of directors of Facebook parent company Meta.

The company said Monday..


Facebook Parent Meta Removes China-Based Network Pushing COVID-19 Misinformation

Meta Platforms Inc. said it removed a China-based network of more than 500 Facebook accounts that sought to push a false narrative about the U.S. government’s attempts to blame the Covid-19 pandemic o..


Facebook Owner Meta Must Sell Giphy on Competition Concerns, U.K. Says

Britain’s antitrust watchdog ordered Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. to sell Giphy, the first time a global regulator has forced a Big Tech firm to unwind a completed deal. A turnaround after year..


Inside Frances Haugen’s Decision to Take on Facebook

Frances Haugen is in the back of a Paris taxi, waving a piece of sushi in the air.

The cab is on the way to a Hilton hotel, where this November afternoon she is due to meet with the French digital ec..


Facebook ‘Knew What It Was Doing,’ Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Says

Facebook’s conduct revealed in leaked documents is “pretty concerning,” said former Google Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt, who called for companies in the tech industry to show more restraint.



Facebook to End Use of Facial Recognition Technology on Platform

Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. will no longer use facial recognition for photos and videos shared to the company’s flagship social network, saying it needs to weigh the benefits against growing c..


Facebook Let an Islamophobic Conspiracy Theory Flourish in India Despite Employees’ Warnings

In a video posted to Facebook in November 2020, an extremist priest called for Hindus to rise up and begin killing Muslims in India.

“People need to learn that this is not the time to protest, but th..