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Facebook faces ‘mass action’ lawsuit in Europe over 2019 breach – TechCrunch

Facebook is to be sued in Europe over the major leak of user data that dates back to 2019 but which only came to light recently after information on 533M+ accounts was found posted for free download

Facebook censors New York Post report on BLM co-founder’s pricey property purchases

Facebook has barred users from sharing a New York Post report from last week about the controversial property acquisitions by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors.Users of the social me

Facebook brings software subscriptions to the Oculus Quest – TechCrunch

Subscription pricing is landing on Facebook’s Oculus Store, giving VR developers another way to monetize content on Facebook’s Oculus Quest headset.Developers will be allowed to add premium subscr

Consumer groups and child development experts petition Facebook to drop ‘Instagram for kids’ plan – TechCrunch

A coalition of 35 consumer advocacy groups along with 64 experts in child development have co-signed a letter to Facebook asking the company to reconsider its plans to launch a version of Instagram fo

Facebook to test new business discovery features in U.S. News Feed – TechCrunch

Facebook announced this morning it will begin testing a new experience for discovering businesses in its News Feed in the U.The idea here is that Facebook would direct users to related businesses thro

New Quest 2 software brings wireless PC streaming, updated ‘office’ mode – TechCrunch

After a relatively quiet couple of months from Oculus on the software front, Facebook’s VR unit is sharing some details on new functionality coming to its Quest 2 standalone headset.The features, wh

Clubhouse rolls out payments to over 60K creators following initial test – TechCrunch

Clubhouse is rapidly expanding access to payments, its first revenue-generating feature for creators, since its launch into testing earlier this month.At the beginning of April, Clubhouse said it woul

Opinion | Every Covid-19 Death Leaves Behind a Circle of Grief

The social effects can be drastic as well.And although grief is a universal experience, it can contribute to lifelong racial inequality, as Black Americans experience the loss of loved ones far more f

Study finds gender discrimination in Facebook’s job ad algorithm

Facebook isn't supposed to let advertisers target by things like age or gender for employment ads anymore, but a new study showed that the social network's ad algorithm is doing it anyway.The study's

Personal info for 1.3 million Clubhouse users reportedly leaked online

Personal data for some 1.According to Cyber News, it did not appear that sensitive user information such as credit card numbers were among the leaked info.Last week, Cyber News reported on another dat