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Facebook Introduces New Features for End-to-End Encrypted Messenger App
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Facebook Introduces New Features for End-to-End Encrypted Messenger App

Default end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for Messenger chats has begun to expand globally, according to a Monday announcement from Meta Platforms. More users will notice that parts of their chats are progressively being upgraded with an additional layer of security provided by end-to-end encryption over the next months, according to Melissa Miranda of Meta. The social media giant stressed that the process of picking and updating the chats to support E2EE is random but stated that it wants to alert users in a few specific chat threads as the security feature is enabled. Miranda continued, "It's supposed to be random so there isn't a detrimental impact on our infrastructure and people's chat experience read the complete article Facebook Introduces New Features for End-to-End Encrypted ...
Irish Regulators Fine Facebook $414 Million for Forcing Users to Accept Targeted Ads
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Irish Regulators Fine Facebook $414 Million for Forcing Users to Accept Targeted Ads

In what might be a severe blow to its ad-fueled business model, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined Meta Platforms €390 million (approximately $414 million) over its management of user data for displaying tailored adverts. To that end, the privacy watchdog has mandated that Meta Ireland pay two fines: one of €210 million ($222.5 million) for violating Facebook's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the other of €180 million ($191 million) for violating Instagram's GDPR. Concerns that the social media business used its Terms of Service to coerce users into allowing targeted advertising based on their online activities led to the current crackdown. On May 25, 2018, the region's implementation date for GDPR, the complaints were made read the complete article Irish...
Meta prepares for return of Donald Trump on Facebook Instagram
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Meta prepares for return of Donald Trump on Facebook Instagram

The Financial Times reported on Sunday that Facebook owner Meta Inc is getting ready to say whether it will permit former US President Donald Trump to rejoin Facebook and Instagram. Earlier, the market leader in social media declared that it would decide by January 7 whether to permit the former president to return. According to the news, who cited a source familiar with the situation, that decision is now anticipated to be made public later this month. People familiar with Meta's operations told the publication that the company has formed a working group to focus on the issue and that members of the group come from the content policy team read the complete article Meta prepares for the return of Donald Trump on Facebook, and Instagram.
Facebook to Pay $725 Million to settle Lawsuit Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak
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Facebook to Pay $725 Million to settle Lawsuit Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak

In order to resolve a protracted class-action lawsuit started in 2018, Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, has agreed to pay $725 million. The legal issue arose in response to disclosures that the social media behemoth had permitted Cambridge Analytica and other third-party apps to access users' personal information for political advertising without their consent. The planned settlement, which was originally reported by Reuters last week, is the most recent fine that the corporation has had to pay as a result of numerous privacy-related incidents over the years. It still needs to be approved by a federal judge in the U.S. District Court's San Francisco division read the complete article Facebook to Pay $725 Million to settle Lawsuit Over Cambridg...
How Metaverse will Affect Online Business
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How Metaverse will Affect Online Business

The move by Facebook to rename its parent company Meta was a blatant indication that the metaverse was going to be the next big thing online. What does it actually do, and what will its introduction entail for internet businesses? Here, we look more closely. 1. What is Metaverse? The metaverse is essentially the blending of the physical and digital worlds. People from all over the world can come together to engage in real-time experiences and interactions using technologies like virtual and augmented realities, along with the peripherals that enable people to connect to them, such as virtual headsets, augmented reality apps and wearables, etc. The majority of stuff is not entirely new. Virtual, avatar-populated worlds have been around for a while; examples include Decentraland, R...
How to Get More Likes on Facebook Page
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How to Get More Likes on Facebook Page

How to Get More Likes on Facebook Page? Are you looking for the best ways to increase your Facebook page likes, So you are at the right place because today we are here to tell you some amazing tips to increase Facebook Page likes. you need an active community on Facebook to succeed there. Without one, no one will see or read your material, making it challenging to increase brand recognition and produce a return on investment. However, the quality of Facebook Likes is just as important as the quantity. You must target the appropriate audience and engage them in ways that support your corporate objectives. Common sense, comprehension of Facebook's workings, and utilizing free social media monitoring tools to assist you to optimize your page are all equally important for getting succ...