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Mark Zuckerberg is seeking to avoid being held personally liable in two dozen lawsuits accusing Meta Platforms Inc. and other social media companies of addicting children to their products. The Meta chief executive officer made his case at a hearing Friday in California federal court, but the judge didn’t immediately make a decision. A ruling
WhatsApp rolled out four new text formatting options globally on Wednesday. These new options join the existing bold, italic, strikethrough, and monospace formatting options. The new range of text tools will allow users to send messages in bulleted points, and numbered lists, as well as two different styles for quotes. The new markdown-style syntax is
Meta announced that it will begin labelling artificial intelligence (AI)-generated images on all of its platforms, including Facebook, Threads, and Instagram. The announcement, made on February 6, came just a day after the company’s oversight board highlighted the need to change Meta’s policy on AI-generated content and to focus on preventing the harm it may
Meta Platforms introduced steps to limit teens’ ability to see potentially sensitive content on Instagram and Facebook earlier this month. Now, the social media company has announced new restrictions to help protect teens from unwanted contact on Instagram and Facebook through stricter private message settings. Meta will enable fresh DM (direct messages) restrictions on both