Instagram

Instagram and WhatsApp services were down

Once again, Instagram and WhatsApp were unavailable. On the evening of November 19, many users throughout the world were unable to access Meta’s social media sites. The number of complaints on Downdetector rose significantly between 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. IST. Fortunately, the problem was quickly resolved, and both services are back up and running. […]

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Meta

Meta transformation of Facebook

Rather than being known as Facebook, the company will now go by the moniker Meta Platforms Inc. A new logo went along with the name change, which featured an infinite symbol (eerily similar to Hyperloop’s emblem). “We are at the beginning of the next chapter for the internet, and it’s also the next chapter for […]

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Facebook

Facebook Papers: What do the leaked documents tell about the social media giant?

Senior Facebook staffers are concerned about the company’s struggle to keep youngsters engaged after more than a decade of failing to recruit younger users. According to a whistleblower, when queried by analysts about growth forecasts, Facebook executives often paint a more rosy image than what is shown in internal data. Former Facebook product manager Frances […]

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Facebook putting business ahead of user safety? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responds to allegations made by a whistleblower.

For the first time, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg responded to a recent string of adverse reports about the corporation, saying charges that the company prioritizes profit before user safety are “simply not accurate.” “It’s frustrating to see media coverage that misrepresents our work and motivations. At the most basic level, I believe […]

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WhatsApp

Why did WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram have a 7-hour outage?

WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and even Messenger all went down simultaneously, in one of the most significant disruptions in digital history. It wasn’t just the websites that were down; their apps suffered the same fate. All three sites, https://web.whatsapp.com, https://facebook.com, and https://www.instagram.com, were down for more than seven hours. While the crash rendered people worldwide unable […]

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Facebook ad business impacted by Apple new privacy restrictions

Because fewer data could be collected, Facebook claimed Wednesday that Apple’s iPhone privacy reforms, which allow users to block monitoring, significantly impacted its advertising income. Apple’s action earlier this year ignited a feud with Facebook and other tech rivals, and it might have significant repercussions for data privacy and the mobile ecosystem. “Many of you […]

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