20 stories about Meta
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Meta suspends Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s Facebook and Instagram accounts

Meta has removed the accounts for “repeatedly violating” its “Dangerous Organizations & Individuals policy.” Khamenei has called to wipe Israel off the map numerous times and praised the horrific October 7 attack by Palestinian terror group Hamas
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Court rules against Meta in Bright Data scraping case

“The Facebook and Instagram Terms do not bar logged-off scraping of public data; perforce it does not prohibit the sale of such public data. Therefore, the Terms cannot bar Bright Data’s logged-off scraping activities,” said U.S. District Judge Edward Chen
מטא פייסבוק 6.12.22

Meta fined over $6.5 million for not reporting acquisitions in Israel

11.01.24|Tomer Ganon
Meta, which at the time of the acquisition of the two companies (Redkix and Servicefriend) had a monopoly in the social media market, did not apply for approval from the Israel Competition Authority as required
מימין מארק צוקרברג ו טים קוק

2024 antitrust watch: 4 cases that could redefine tech industry giants

04.01.24|Omer Kabir
An overview of pivotal legal battles against Apple, Google, Meta, and the potential fallout that could reshape the tech landscape
מטה מטא פארק מנלו קליפורניה

Meta's oversight board ramps up scrutiny on violent content in Israel-Hamas war

The cases will be the first to use a new expedited review mechanism announced earlier this year that requires the board to make decisions within 30 days
כנס המפתחים של מטא מארק צוקרברג 9.23 הדור השני של המשקפיים החכמים בשיתוף ריי באן

Meta laying off employees in metaverse-oriented Reality Labs division

04.10.23|Reuters and CTech
Reality Labs has significant activity in Israel, which could potentially also be hit by the layoffs
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Cyber Directorate investigates blocking of opposition MKs from WhatsApp

10.09.23|Omer Kabir
According to the Cyber Directorate, as of now all members of the Knesset, including Opposition Head Yair Lapid, have access again to the application. As far as is known, this is not a case of device hacking
מארק צוקרברג מנכ"ל מטא פייסבוק

Why Meta’s open source is not really open

30.08.23|Viki Auslender
Aligning with the times, Meta released Code Llama, but instead of promoting a free and transparent market, this is another way in which technology giants strengthen their position based on the work of external developers
מארק צוקרברג  מייסד פייסבוק

Meta's present is bright, but future is shrouded in virtual fog

07.08.23|Yaniv Rahimi
Following the publication of its second quarter reports, which presented revenues and profits that were higher than analysts' forecasts, Meta's stock jumped. However, not all is rosy in the metaverse
מייסד ומנכ״ל פייסבוק מארק צוקרברג

Meta’s double-digit growth the perfect response to critics

27.07.23|Omer Kabir
It may not be the most innovative and original company around, but it is among the best at identifying trends and possibilities, and it is also shameless enough to blatantly copy what it needs from other companies and quickly implement it in its services

The battle over end-to-end encryption: Legislation threatens user privacy

16.07.23|Viki Auslender
A new law proposed in Britain, aimed at protecting children's safety, could set a dangerous global precedent for accessing encrypted messages, jeopardizing the privacy of journalists, human rights activists, diplomats, and all users
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Meta leaving its office space in Azrieli tower in Tel Aviv in apparent cutback move

22.06.23|Sophie Shulman and Dotan Levi
The company will move out of its 12 floors in Azrieli Sarona Tower in 2025 and will move to the Landmark Tower in Tel Aviv, in which it is also set to rent out 7 of the 20 floors it has leased
מטה מטא פייסבוק דבלין אירלנד

A cautionary poke: $1.2 billion fine imposed on Meta is a warning sign for Israeli companies

28.05.23|Omer Kabir
If Israel does not act soon, Israeli high-tech companies will face a similar situation and possibly more severe consequences