UK orders Meta to sell Giphy, and it’s final

Oct 19, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Back in 2020, Facebook (now Meta) bought Giphy, by which it became one of several mainstream platforms under its wing. But UK’s watchdog says enough….

British ruling blames Instagram and Pinterest for a teen girl’s suicide

Oct 3, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

After a 14-year-old girl took her own life several years ago, both her parents and the public wondered how big of a role social media…

You can now cross-post Instagram Reels to Facebook

Aug 17, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Instagram likes Reels. It likes them so much that it turns all your videos into them, and now it lets you cross-post them to Facebook…

Meta acknowledges Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses privacy issues but isn’t really doing anything about them

Jul 15, 2022
John Aldred

Last September, the then Facebook teamed up with Ray-Ban to give us the new Ray-Ban Stories, their first pair of “smart glasses”. They combined the…

Zuckerberg: Meta won’t take any revenue from Facebook and Instagram creators until 2024

Jun 22, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

If you’re making money from Instagram and Facebook content, here’s some good news. Meta has announced that it won’t take a cut of your revenue…

Meta doesn’t even hide anymore that it wants to be TikTok

Jun 17, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

I think it’s clear to all of us that Meta is trying its best to look as much as possible like TikTok. Reels, auto-generated captions,…

Instagram and Snapchat sued for addiction leading to teen boy’s suicide

Apr 13, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Another lawsuit has been filed against Snap Inc. and Meta and their impact on a teen’s mental health. The Social Media Victim Law Center sued…

Russia bans Facebook and Instagram after Meta allows violent posts against Russians

Mar 14, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Earlier this month, Russia decided to ban Facebook citing “discrimination against Russian media.” But as of today, Instagram is banned in this country, too. One…

Nikon warns content creators of scammers pretending to be Nikon PR

Feb 8, 2022
John Aldred

Well, this is an odd turn. Typically, it’s fake “influencers” pretending to be somebody else to try to scam companies out of free gear. This…

Meta might shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe due to GDPR incompliance

Feb 8, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Can you remember what the world was like before Instagram and Facebook? Well, you might experience it soon, at least if you live in Europe….