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Facebook Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FB) Instagram For Kids Is a Terrible Idea, Warns Public Health Experts

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is planning to launch an Instagram version for children below 13 years but a public health organization has warned that this will be a terrible idea. CCFC warns against Instagram for kids In an open letter to Facebook CEO, the Campaign For A Commercial-Free Childhood urged the CEO to put back plans […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) To Launch Parent-Controlled Version Of Instagram For Kids

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is creating a version of the photo-sharing app Instagram meant for children under 13 years as it seeks to get its products into the hands of next-gen internet users. The company announced the app on Thursday, but it is yet to launch. Instagram  for Kids to launch Currently, Instagram requires users to […]

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) To Give Content Creators A Leeway To Generate Revenues

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) wants to embark on a program that will motivate content creators on its platform with perks. The latest change will enable content creators on the platform to earn revue from the creation of their short-form videos. The social media business made the pronouncement on Thursday, encouraging the creatives to take advantage of […]

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Displeased By Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) Upcoming Privacy Change

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) pops up as the second company worldwide when it comes to top performers in the online ad dollars. The company is unhappy about the IDFA change, which will probably hurt its Audience Network. Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) tops the online ad dollars list, and Facebook fears that the change might favor Google’s business […]

Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB), WhatsApp And Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) To Conform To Fresh Regulations In India

India has, over the years, maintained its place as the most prominent open internet society worldwide. It has been showing support to all the social media businesses, expanding their footprint into the country and making massive profits. However, the government introduces some stringent rules that will see top social media giants respect its constitution and […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Considering An Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Over App Tracking Transparency

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will launch a new privacy feature when the company unveils the next iOS 14 version and that has generated some anger from social media giant Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). App Tracking Transparency to stop user activity tracking The iPhone maker’s App Tracking Transparency feature has become a flashpoint between the tech giants. The […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) And Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Accused Of Signing An Agreement To Reduced Competition for Ads

According to an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), the companies might have cut a deal to reduce ad competition. In 2018 Google gave Facebook the “Jedi Blue,” contract giving it favors in ad header bidding. This meant that sites could seek ad space bids from several exchanges with support from the […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Faces Lawsuit From FTC And 40 States For Violating Antitrust Laws

Over 40 US states led by the state of New York are probing Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for potential antitrust violations with plans to file a suit against the company as early as next week. The lawsuit is a second major suit filed against a tech giant following the Justice department’s lawsuit against Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) […]

Digital Adverting To Grow 20% In 2021 Led By Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) And Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

According to Morgan Stanley analysts, online advertising will grow by 20% in 2021 with Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and Pinterest Inc. (NYSE:PINS) leading the pack. Online ad spending recovery linked to e-commerce growth During the pandemic, online advertising was one of the affected industries, and in 1H 2020, there was a significant drop in […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Introduces Vanish Mode Feature On Instagram And Messenger

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has unveiled its Vanish Mode feature which is more of Snapchat’s feature of disappearing messages. The social media giant is introducing the feature in Instagram and Messenger for more casual chats which allow users to set chats to delete automatically after a user has seen it. Facebook unveils Vanish Mode feature With […]

Amazon and Walmart Faces Competition In Indian Grocery Services Market After The Launch Of JioMart

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Flipkart are facing competition in the online grocery services market in India following the launch of Reliance’s JioMart. JioMart to deliver groceries in 200 towns The online grocery market in Indian is huge, and JioMart is expected to deliver crossers in over 200 towns nationwide. The Indian conglomerate’s grocery […]

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) To Acquire Giphy For $400 million And Plans Integration With Instagram

On Friday, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) announced that it will acquire animated GIFs Company Giphy in a deal estimated to be around $400 million. The company is planning to integrate the extensive GIF library to its Instagram app. Facebook to integrate Giphy into Instagram Giphy is expected to continue operating its GIF library. In a statement, […]

Zoom (NASDAQ:ZM) Takes Steps To Address Security Flaws On The Platform Through Acquisition Of Keybase

Video conferencing platform Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM) has been enhancing its security following a wave of criticism regarding its security protocols. The company has announced the acquisition of New York startup Keybase as it looks to enhance encryption protocols that it had led users and investors to believe that it supported. Keybase to help […]

Australia Makes It Mandatory For Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) And Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) To Share Ad Revenue

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) will be compelled to compensate Australian media outlets for their news content after the country’s treasurer ordered the creation of a code of conduct. The decision could be timely as media outlets have been hit with declining ad revenues because of coronavirus and have been forced to downsize and […]

Libra Association Launched By Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Elects A Five Member Board Of Directors On Its First Meeting

Despite the exit of prominent payment processors, Libra Association launched by Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) conducted its first meeting on Monday in Geneva. It has the support of 21 members that include Venture Capital Firms, Vodafone, Spotify, Lyft, and Uber. Facebook moves ahead with creating Libra Shrugging off the criticism from US politicians and regulators and […]