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# Meta

Last week
18th February 2024 - 2nd March 2024
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'removed in error' and now restored, Meta says
Basketball Ireland's Instagram account 'removed in error' and now restored, Meta says
Last month
February 2024
WhatsApp to lower minimum age requirement across Europe from 16 to 13
Meta to begin labelling AI-generated images posted on its social media platforms
This year
2024
Mark Zuckerberg apologises to parents during heated Senate hearing on online child safety
Meta would only meet politicians if Oireachtas hearing was private (but here's what they said anyway)
Posts targeting migrants remained online during riots despite 5pm plea from online safety tsar
Niamh Hodnett was appointed last year to fight harmful content online.
Niamh Hodnett contacted major social media firms on evening of 23 November to warn about potential for violence.
Posts calling for migrants to be "killed" were shared on social platforms as riots unfolded.
Immigrant Council of Ireland warned about the proliferation of such posts and called for posters to be investigated.
With Silicon Valley 'visionaries', profits are prioritised over true technological progress
Last year
2023
Meta apologises to Qatari businessman in court settlement over fake ads
Threads, Meta's rival to Elon Musk's X, now available in Ireland
Meta commits to encrypting Messenger and Facebook chats
Meta and TikTok explain response to Dublin riots and misinformation to Oireachtas Committee
Social media companies to address TDs today over disinformation and media literacy
Meta to appeal against stricter EU rules imposed on some of its platforms
EU to ban Meta from using personal data to target ads
Facebook and Instagram to offer €12.99 a month ad-free subscriptions for European users
EU opens disinformation probes into Meta and TikTok over spread of Israel-Hamas content
Far-right posts featuring mock gallows outside Dáil remain online despite Garda investigations
TikTok dismantles operation that targeted Irish users with 'divisive views' on nationalism
EU labels tech giants 'gatekeepers', announcing new law aimed at cracking down on monopolies
Mark Zuckerberg ‘moving on’ from rumoured cage fight with Elon Musk
Meta paying back sizeable electricity bill after ESB error saw firm undercharged for 18 months
Meta releases AI language model to rival OpenAI's ChatGPT and Google's Bard
Musk threatens to sue Meta after it launches Twitter rival Threads
Meta launches Twitter rival Threads but its introduction in Europe is 'many months' away
Facebook launching new app as a rival to Twitter after Musk restricts Tweetdeck access
Meta unveils new broadcasting WhatsApp feature 'Channels'
Meta expects around 500 jobs losses in Ireland as part of latest round of cuts
Facebook-owner Meta hit with record fine of €1.2 billion by Ireland's Data Protection Commission
Facebook misled parents and failed to protect children’s privacy, US regulator says
Meta unveils framework for combatting online deception campaigns
Mark Zuckerberg confirms a further 10,000 jobs are to be cut globally at Meta
Meta Ireland boss Rick Kelley to step down after less than a year in his role
Meta is reportedly planning to cut thousands of jobs
Facebook and Instagram to introduce paid verification
Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram pages restored
Meta reviewing its oversight board's call to make adult nudity policies more inclusive
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta fined €390m by Data Protection Commissioner
All time
Facebook Marketplace breaches EU antitrust laws, says Commission
Data watchdog fines Meta €265 million over GDPR breaches