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Meta (Facebook) logo 20.01.22
Meta (Facebook)

Meta is studying the possibility of creating a platform for working with NFT, which will be integrated with Facebook and Instagram. The plan is to give social network users the opportunity to display NFTs on a par with ordinary images, as well as to develop a platform where it will be possible to create, buy or sell NFTs.
Meta (Facebook) logo 14.01.22
Meta (Facebook)

Meta Platforms is going to bring a class action lawsuit on behalf of UK residents who used the social network from 2015 to 2019. According to the plaintiffs, the company earned billions of pounds by imposing unfair conditions that required the transfer of valuable personal data of users to access the social network. The amount of the lawsuit is £2.3 billion.
Meta (Facebook) logo 06.01.22
Meta (Facebook)

French regulator fined Google and Facebook €150 million and €60 million respectively. The reason was a complicated mechanism for banning the companies' services from using cookies. Within 3 months Google and Facebook must provide French Internet users with simpler tools for banning the use of cookies, or the companies face an additional €100,000 fine for eac...
Meta (Facebook) logo 24.12.21
Meta (Facebook)

Meta was fined ₽1.9 billion in Russia for systematic failure to remove banned information in Russia. The amount of the fine for such an offense can range from 5-10% of annual revenue. The company does not have a separate legal entity in Russia, so there is no public data on its revenue in the country. Ekaterina Mizulina, head of the Safe Internet League, tol...
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Meta (Facebook) logo 09.12.21
Meta (Facebook)

WhatsApp launches a pilot project of cryptocurrency payments in the U.S. The messenger will offer the ability to quickly send cryptocurrencies using the Novi wallet. The new function is still available to a limited number of users.
Meta (Facebook) logo 02.12.21
Meta (Facebook)

Meta has loosened restrictions on placing cryptocurrency ads on its services. Now advertisers can be companies that have one of 27 licenses. Previously there were only 3 licenses in the list. To launch its own cryptocurrency Meta failed. The head of the corresponding business David Marcus will leave the company until the end of this year.
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Meta (Facebook) logo 30.11.21
Meta (Facebook)

Meta has postponed the ticker change from FB to MVRS until Q1 2022. The company did not explain the reason for the delay.
Meta (Facebook) logo 30.11.21
Meta (Facebook)

UK Competition and Markets Authority has notified Meta to sell the animated image sharing platform Giphy. The regulator believes that the acquisition of Giphy would reduce competition between social media platforms and harm British users and advertisers. Meta disagrees with the decision and is exploring options, including an appeal.
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Meta (Facebook) logo 29.11.21
Meta (Facebook)

British regulator will block the acquisition of GIF Giphy, an online platform for creating and sharing animated images by Meta Platforms, sources told the Financial Times. The decision will be announced shortly. The UK Competition and Markets Authority and Meta declined to comment.
Meta (Facebook) logo 16.11.21
Meta (Facebook)

The Ohio Attorney General has filed a class action lawsuit against Meta on behalf of a number of investors. The suit alleges that the CEO and other officers made misleading statements about the safety and reliability of the company's services. This information became available after a former Meta employee disclosed research conducted internally. This informa...
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