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Undercover operation nets arrests as New Mexico's top prosecutor blames Meta for online predators

May. 08, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s top prosecutor announced charges Wednesday against three men who are accused of using Meta’s social media platforms to target and solicit sex with underage children. The arrests are the result of a monthslong undercover operation in which...

Democratic officials criticize Meta ad policy, saying it amplifies lies about 2020 election

May. 03, 2024 15:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Several Democrats serving as their state's top election officials have sent a letter to the parent company of Facebook, asking it to stop allowing ads that claim the 2020 presidential election was stolen. In the letter addressed to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the...

Judge dismisses Meta shareholder lawsuit claiming that directors' obligations extend beyond company

Apr. 30, 2024 19:09 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Tuesday dismissed a shareholder lawsuit asserting novel claims about the roles of corporate leaders and arguing that the loyalties of Meta directors and company founder Mark Zuckerberg should not lie exclusively with the social media giant. ...

Meta more than doubles Q1 profit but revenue guidance pulls shares down after-hours

Apr. 24, 2024 18:25 PM EDT

Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta said Wednesday its first-quarter profit more than doubled, boosted by higher advertising revenue and a 6% increase on the average price of ads on its platforms. But its shares dropped sharply in after-hours trading following lukewarm revenue guidance. ...

Meta's newest AI model beats some peers. But its amped-up AI agents are confusing Facebook users

Apr. 18, 2024 16:41 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Facebook parent Meta Platforms unveiled a new set of artificial intelligence systems Thursday that are powering what CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls “the most intelligent AI assistant that you can freely use.” But as Zuckerberg's crew of amped-up Meta AI...

Instagram begins blurring nudity in messages to protect teens and fight sexual extortion

Apr. 11, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Instagram says it's deploying new tools to protect young people and combat sexual extortion, including a feature that will automatically blur nudity in direct messages. The social media platform said in a blog post Thursday that it's testing out the features as part...

Meta attorneys ask judge to dismiss shareholder suit alleging failure to address human trafficking

Mar. 05, 2024 18:16 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for Meta Platforms and several of its current and former leaders, including founder Mark Zuckerberg, are asking a Delaware judge to dismiss a shareholder lawsuit alleging the company has deliberately failed to protect users of its social media platforms from...

A party like no other? Asia's richest man celebrates son's prenuptials with a star-studded bash

Mar. 04, 2024 13:27 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — What happens when the son of Asia's richest man is about to get married? His father throws a three-day prenuptial bash four months before the actual ceremony. Tycoons from around the world, heads of state, as well as Hollywood and Bollywood stars...

India's richest man is bringing Rihanna and 1,200 guests to a pre-wedding bash for his son

Mar. 01, 2024 06:47 AM EST

JAMNAGAR, India (AP) — It might be the biggest party this small west Indian city has ever seen. As billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani prepares for the wedding of his son this summer, he's expecting billionaires from around the world, heads of state, and Hollywood and Bollywood royalty to...