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# Facebook

This month
February 2024
AI algorithms pushing content 'romanticising' suicide to children, Oireachtas Committee hears
Meta to begin labelling AI-generated images posted on its social media platforms
Last month
January 2024
Meta would only meet politicians if Oireachtas hearing was private (but here's what they said anyway)
With Silicon Valley 'visionaries', profits are prioritised over true technological progress
Last year
Debunked: Currys say ‘mystery box’ posts on social media are a scam
Meta commits to encrypting Messenger and Facebook chats
Major analysis shows how Irish disinformation ecosystem has been 'co-opted by far-right actors'
Meta to appeal against stricter EU rules imposed on some of its platforms
Facebook and Instagram to offer €12.99 a month ad-free subscriptions for European users
Man got over 60 young children to send him naked photos by posing as a teenage girl on Facebook
Debunked: Fake RTÉ posts about Anne Doyle are a hoax to promote a cryptocurrency scheme
Far-right posts featuring mock gallows outside Dáil remain online despite Garda investigations
TikTok dismantles operation that targeted Irish users with 'divisive views' on nationalism
Debunked: Australian footage from 2021 used to imply Covid lockdowns are being enforced again
Debunked: Fake government letter used to spread rumour of Ukrainians being extradited to fight
Debunked: The Canadian government hasn't banned the British outlet GB News
The European Union's tough new laws on social media content have officially come into force
Meta launches Twitter rival Threads but its introduction in Europe is 'many months' away
Bluesky, Threads, and the latest threats to Twitter
Meta expects around 500 jobs losses in Ireland as part of latest round of cuts
Facebook-owner Meta hit with record fine of €1.2 billion by Ireland's Data Protection Commission
Facebook misled parents and failed to protect children’s privacy, US regulator says
Facebook parent company Meta and TikTok decline invite to Oireachtas committee
Meta unveils framework for combatting online deception campaigns
Mark Zuckerberg confirms a further 10,000 jobs are to be cut globally at Meta
Meta Ireland boss Rick Kelley to step down after less than a year in his role
Meta is reportedly planning to cut thousands of jobs
Facebook and Instagram to introduce paid verification
Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram pages restored
Debunked: No, 'immigrants’ are not suspects in a Finglas assault case
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta fined €390m by Data Protection Commissioner
All time
Facebook Marketplace breaches EU antitrust laws, says Commission
Data watchdog fines Meta €265 million over GDPR breaches
'I got this wrong': Meta's layoffs and what they mean for Ireland
Facebook owner Meta to lay off 13% of its workforce, resulting in 11,000 job losses
Meta settles case in Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook's parent company to launch 'metaverse academy' in France
Mark Zuckerberg staying at helm of Meta for many years 'makes sense', says Nick Clegg
Sheryl Sandberg, key executive at Facebook's Meta, to step down
Facebook and Instagram to reveal more on how ads target users