Meta agrees to pay $725m privacy suit settlement
Meta has agreed to pay $725m to settle a lawsuit that accused the social network of enabling third parties to access users’ private data.
France whacks Google and Facebook with $210m in fines
Franceâ€™s data privacy and protection body has slapped Facebook with a â‚¬60m fine and Google with a â‚¬150m penalty following misdemeanours around internet cookies.
French regulators conclude ‘cookies’ case against Facebook
French privacy regulators have closed a case against Facebook after it concluded that the US tech giant had changed the way it was collecting user data.
What are Meta’s payment plans?
Meta is to rebrand Facebook Pay as Meta Pay in a bid to bring it closer to the Meta brand alongside enhancing the payment experience.
Starling pulls advertising on Facebook and Instagram for fraud concerns
Starling Bank has pulled all of its paid advertising on Facebook and Instagram due to concerns regarding fraudsters on the platforms.
Bill-splitting feature to be piloted on Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger is set to test Split Payments, a feature that will let users to share the cost of bills and expenses from within a Messenger group chat.
Meta consolidates financial services under Novi brand
As part of Facebookâ€™s rebrand to Meta, it has also changed the name of its FinTech services from Facebook Financial to Novi.
Facebook tests Venmo-like QR codes for p2p payments in US
Facebook users might soon be able to pay other users through the app as the social media giant has begun testing Venmo-like QR codes to facilitate peer-to-peer payments.
Mastercard and Visa pull out of Pornhub after abuse allegations
Visa and Mastercard have cut ties with Pornhub after both payment providers investigated allegations of child sexual abuse.
Libra changes name to Diem as it is gearing up for...
The Libra Association has changed its name to the Diem Association to reinforce "its organisational independence" as the cryptocurrency could launch as early as January.