President of Meta's global affairs Clegg said the company would allow Donald Trump access to Facebook and Instagram platforms. Twitter lifted the former president's ban last November.
Meta-owned WhatsApp announces that users of the messaging app will now be able to use proxy servers to access the service in countries where internet outages have become a norm.
Data Privacy Commission says Meta breached transparency obligations and orders the company owned by Mark Zuckerberg to comply with EU rules within three months.
A class-action lawsuit had accused the social media network of allowing third parties, including Cambridge Analytica, to access users' private data.
If EU complaint stands, Mark Zuckerberg's company faces a fine of up to 10 percent of its total global annual turnover, which hit $118 billion for the 12 months ending September 30.
The latest case follows complaints by privacy campaigning group Noyb that Meta's three apps fail to meet European Union's strict rules on data protection.
The fine is the fourth levied by the Data Protection Commission on a Meta company, bringing the total to almost 1 billion euros. Meta says it cooperated with the investigation and made changes to its systems during the time in question.
Used by politicians, activists and journalists to share news and opinion, Twitter itself has become the headline as new owner Elon Musk attempts to overhaul the social media platform, often with chaotic results.
The US tech industry is in a serious slump as several major firms have announced mass layoffs.
Russia in late March banned Facebook and Instagram for "carrying out extremist activities" after authorities accused Meta of tolerating "Russophobia".
Actors linked to military and radical Buddhist nationalist groups flooded Facebook with anti-Muslim content prior to large-scale massacres, Amnesty International says, demanding Facebook meet Rohingya's demands for remediation.
Pentagon confirms review of its psychological warfare operations after Washington Post reported social media giants Facebook and Twitter had shut down a number of fake accounts suspecting they were created by the US military.
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