US FTC and states file antitrust lawsuits against Facebook
12 December 2020 | 12:13 pm
The New York Attorney General is leading a coalition of 48 states filing a lawsuit against the social media giant. It comes as the Federal Trade Commission seeks the sell-off of Instagram and Facebook.
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Blocking roads and runways has been divisive, and some countries are taking a hard line against further disruptions.
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The EU's competition watchdog has accused tech giant Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, of breaching antitrust rules. An early analysis says the firm distorted competition in the online classified ads business.
The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
The arrivals of Indians without visas at the US border shot up drastically in 2022. With India growing its middle class, what is drawing more people to take the risk?
Facebook has been under scrutiny before, for failing to curb hate speech on its platform in Ethiopia. The son of a man killed after calls for his murder appeared on the platform argues that Facebook treats Africa differently to Europe and the US.
"Meta Verified" follows Twitter and other social media companies attempting to instill confidence in their services by asking users to pay to prove their identities.
EU officials fear that massive green investments in the United States could lure clean tech companies across the Atlantic. Could a solution be in sight?
A massive storm system that brought numerous tornadoes has killed at least 21 people across the United States. High winds are still expected as the storms move northeast.
Following overseas trips by the current and former Taiwanese presidents, political parties are gearing up for Taiwan's 2024 election, with the slogan "war or peace" dominating the conversation.
When 18 incoming new governor takes over their states on May 29, 2023, they will take over near-bankrupt states. Overall, the governors who have completed their constitutionally allowed two terms plus Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, who could not secure re-election, will pass on a whopping N3.2 trillion to the new state handlers. The 19 states’ debt is about 44 percent of the cumulative $17.34 trillion owed by the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Tuvalu, a small island state in the Pacific, is facing disaster due to rising sea levels. The island nation's special envoy told DW there could be "total inundation" of the island within the century.
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After decades out of fashion, a declaration to triple nuclear capacity at UN climate talks suggests a revival. Some say it's necessary to help curb emissions, others call it a needless distraction.
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The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is heightening the terror risk in the EU, according to the bloc's home affairs commissioner. The warning comes after a German tourist was killed in a knife attack in Paris.
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