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Tech giants face supervisory fee under new EU rules

Tech giants face supervisory fee under new EU rules

Annual 0.1 percent of income to cover compliance costs.
Apr 6 2022 11:35AM
George Christensen intros bill to police big tech "censors"

George Christensen intros bill to police big tech "censors"

Arming ACMA to crack down on "cancel culture".
Feb 14 2022 11:55AM
Home Affairs says end-to-end encryption is detrimental to public safety

Home Affairs says end-to-end encryption is detrimental to public safety

"Not striking the right balance between the benefits and the risks of harm".
Feb 2 2022 6:44AM
US state attorneys general probe Instagram's effect on kids

US state attorneys general probe Instagram's effect on kids

Investigates whether Meta put profit ahead of safety.
Nov 19 2021 12:39PM
All Facebook sites and services vanish from the Internet

All Facebook sites and services vanish from the Internet

Routes to social network disappear.
Oct 5 2021 6:30AM
Instagram to require users to share their birthday

Instagram to require users to share their birthday

Amid youth safety push.
Aug 31 2021 6:48AM
Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Over alleged anti-competitive behaviour.
Dec 10 2020 12:22PM
Instagram to collect ages in leap for youth safety, alcohol ads

Instagram to collect ages in leap for youth safety, alcohol ads

Will require birthdates from all new users starting on Wednesday.
Dec 5 2019 6:29AM
FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT

As FTC probes for antitrust violations.
Aug 20 2019 1:00PM
Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Hopes to avoid backlash hitting parent Facebook.
Aug 16 2019 1:00PM
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally

Company said it was working to fix the problem.
Jul 4 2019 6:57AM
Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram

Coordinated anti-Trump campaign emerges on Instagram

Tagged 'hatetrump' and 'ihatetrump'.
May 21 2019 6:58AM
Facebook removes 265 'fake accounts' it says linked to Israel

Facebook removes 265 'fake accounts' it says linked to Israel

Targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa.
May 17 2019 1:17PM
Australian Electoral Commission boots online blitz to counter fake news

Australian Electoral Commission boots online blitz to counter fake news

Urges voters to “Stop and Consider”, but not everyone is convinced
Apr 16 2019 7:19AM
After another outage, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again

After another outage, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp working again

"Trouble connecting to the family of apps."
Apr 15 2019 6:31AM
Instagram adds shopping feature for US users

Instagram adds shopping feature for US users

Trials "checkout" option on items tagged for sale.
Mar 20 2019 6:40AM
Facebook, Messenger and related apps go offline worldwide

Facebook, Messenger and related apps go offline worldwide

Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger affected users say.
Mar 14 2019 7:07AM
ACCC calls on Facebook, Google to speed scam ad takedowns

ACCC calls on Facebook, Google to speed scam ad takedowns

Celebrity-fronted fake ads generate hordes of complaints.
Sep 26 2018 9:20AM
Facebook shares slip after Instagram founders quit

Facebook shares slip after Instagram founders quit

Follows WhatsApp founders exit earlier this year.
Sep 26 2018 8:55AM
BlackBerry sues Facebook over patent infringement

BlackBerry sues Facebook over patent infringement

WhatsApp, Instagram allegedly copied features.
Mar 7 2018 8:34AM

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