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Facebook Suspends Donald Trump’s Account for Two Years

Facebook says it will suspend former President Donald Trump’s accounts for two years, with an opportunity to be reinstated in 2023 if certain conditions are met. The decision came in response…

EU, U.K. Launch Antitrust Probes Into Facebook Classifieds, Dating Services

The European Union and the U.K. on Friday unveiled formal antitrust investigations into Facebook’s Marketplace classifieds service, with Britain also investigating its online dating…

Hollywood Docket: Biden Admin Is OK With Antitrust Trial for Comcast

As observers wait to see whether Biden-era regulators will give the thumbs up or thumbs down on mega media mergers, the new administration made an under-the-radar move on the antitrust front…

Instagram Embed Feature Sparks Copyright Suit From Users

The next wave in litigation over embedded social media posts is a copyright infringement suit against Instagram on behalf of pretty much anyone who has used the app and had their content…

Twitter Loses Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Texas Probe

Twitter was handed a small setback on Tuesday when a federal judge refused to advance a lawsuit that it brought against Texas attorney general Ken Paxton. The suit was filed after Donald…

Facebook Oversight Board Upholds Trump Ban

Facebook’s oversight board on Wednesday upheld the social media giant’s decision to suspend President Donald Trump in the final days of his presidency. However, the board also required Facebook…

Facebook Revenue Soars to $26.1 Billion, Tops 2.85 Billion Monthly Active Users

The social media giant saw earnings and revenues jump and beat market expectations.

Australia Passes Law to Make Google, Facebook Pay for News

The Parliament on Thursday passed the final amendments to the so-called News Media Bargaining Code agreed between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.

Facebook to Lift Australia News Ban

The social media giant blocked Australian users from accessing and sharing news late Wednesday last week after Australian lawmakers proposed a law to make tech giants pay for journalism. 

Australia’s Leader Vows to Press Ahead With Content Law Despite Facebook Block on News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he had received support from world leaders after the social media giant blacked out news viewing and sharing.

Facebook Blocks News Viewing, Sharing In Australia, Faces Backlash From Emergency Services

The social media giant made the decision because of proposed laws in the country to make Big Tech pay for journalism.

The Motion Picture Association, Disney, Comcast Suspend Political Contributions Following Capitol Riot

Comcast, AT&T, Hallmark and Facebook are joining the list of companies that are rearranging their political contributions and business relationships to distance themselves from President Trump and…