Meta’s Oversight Board criticizes unbalanced breast censorship

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Meta's censorship rules for human breasts are confusing and don't respect human rights standards, the panel says. Men are less affected. Meta Platform's Oversight Board has once again criticized Facebook's censorship decisions regarding human nudity. This independent Complaints Council reviews selected disputes between the group and its users. The very first cases decided by the Oversight Board in 2021 … Continue reading Meta’s Oversight Board criticizes unbalanced breast censorship

Video game genius John Carmack quits Meta, ‘frustrated with how things are going there’ on VR

Meta's future in the Metaverse will be without John Carmack, who served as a consultant CTO (chief developer) at Meta and has been working on VR headsets since 2013. “It's the end of my decade spent in virtual reality“. In a long Facebook post, the essential John Carmack explained, on December 17, 2022, the reasons for his departure … Continue reading Video game genius John Carmack quits Meta, ‘frustrated with how things are going there’ on VR

Iran wants to sue Meta for “incitement”.

Iran accuses Meta of "hate speech" and endangering national security and wants to sue the US company. It is unclear how this is to be done. (Image: esfera/Shutterstock.com) Iran wants to sue the US technology company Meta Platforms for "baiting" in connection with the system-critical protests in the country. "The two social networks Instagram and WhatsApp (from … Continue reading Iran wants to sue Meta for “incitement”.

Facebook exposes major Russian propaganda operation in Europe

Facebook parent Meta has exposed a large-scale Russian propaganda operation. Over 60 websites posing as well-known news organizations spread extensive misinformation in the course of this. According to Metas, it was the largest such case uncovered since the invasion of Ukraine in February. The company said the main target was users in Germany, but also in France, Italy, Ukraine, and … Continue reading Facebook exposes major Russian propaganda operation in Europe

iPhone: how Meta secretly tracks Facebook and Instagram users

Meta has developed a tracking system that bypasses the privacy protection put in place by Apple – as long as the user is registered on Facebook and/or Instagram. When Meta was still called Facebook, the firm repeatedly engaged in incredibly intrusive tracking of its users. However, apparently, the firm has not given up on tracking its … Continue reading iPhone: how Meta secretly tracks Facebook and Instagram users