Facebook parent Meta posts first revenue drop in history
28 July 2022 | 12:45 pm
Meta, which owns Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, among others, is facing several economic constraints. Mark Zuckerberg said he will "get more done with fewer resources."
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11-year-old Syrian refugee Hussain Besou is making history as he becomes Germany's youngest ever national chess player. He will play for the German national team at the Mitropa Cup in Croatia later this month.
In April, Washington's city council unanimously approved the first reading of a bill that would inaugurate Swann Street near the Dupont Circle neighbourhood of the US capital. The bill honours William Dorsey Swann. Born in 1860, he was the first known person to dub himself a drag queen.
The US Federal Trade Commission has unveiled a proposal that would bar social media giant Meta from profiting off the personal data collected from child users. The FTC is accusing Facebook and Instagram's parent company of repeated violations of data privacy policies.
Meta started carrying out the last batch of a three-part round of layoffs on Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter, as part of a plan announced in March to eliminate 10,000 roles.
Art curator Yuliia Berdiiarova is among over one million people who have fled to Germany from Ukraine. She's now working to ensure that Ukrainian art gets its proper place in history.
An enormous part of a museum's success depends on its curators. At Paris's Palais Galliera fashion museum, curator Alexandre Samson has declared 1997 a year unparalleled in its influence on global fashion. It was the year Jean-Paul Gaultier designed the costumes for Luc Besson’s film "The Fifth Element", Comme des Garçons and Martin Margiela revealed iconic collections and Tom Ford embraced the porno-chic aesthetic at Gucci.
NBA Player Russell Westbrook has re-signed with the Los Angeles Clippers on a two-year, $7.9 million deal. After making almost $47 million last season, Westbrook’s new deal amounts to the biggest pay cut ever in league history. Westbrook surpasses the $30 million pay cut taken by Blake Griffin a few years back.
Facebook owner Meta had challenged the 2019 finding of Germany's anti-monopoly watchdog, which ordered the firm to get consent from users for data collection. The ruling could imperil the position of other tech giants.
Twitter has said Meta's new Threads app uses stolen trade secrets and intellectual property. Threads has attracted tens of millions of users in just 24 hours.
LGBTQ activists are trying to counter the conservative narrative that suggests homosexuality has no place in Muslim culture. There's plenty of evidence in regional history that says otherwise.
Not even the pouring rain could spoil Lionel Messi's Inter Miami welcome party on Sunday (July 16) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where the new face of Major League Soccer was introduced to a packed stadium of adoring fans.
Russia's new school history textbooks aim to present a different perspective on the Ukraine conflict. With a focus on "special military operations," the line between education and propaganda blurs.
Kiev mayor Vitaly Klistchko delivers a stunning rebuke of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Finally, a rogue kangaroo is caught by Canadian authorities – but not before punching a police officer in the face!
Black women are among the most at risk; they're up to four times more likely than white women to die during or after childbirth in Louisiana, according to the state Department of Health.
Over the past month, the conflict between two military groups in Sudan has reached what experts say is a grim turning point. The country's future is even more unclear.
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Protest rallies were held in many cities across the world to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
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Russia is increasingly trying to lure Central Asian migrants to work in the parts of Ukraine it occupies, or even to sign up to fight for its army. While some 1.3 million still migrated to Russia from Central Asia in the first quarter of 2023, some are choosing to leave, rather than be coerced to go to Ukraine.
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