The rules come after Twitter ignored orders to drop content on farmers' protests, fuelling the government's zeal, dating from 2018, to clamp down on material it regards as disinformation or unlawful.
Selena Gomez told the leaders of Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube that they’ve allowed "people with hate in their hearts” to thrive and therefore "failed all the American people.”
The initiative was rolled out with an animated video which visually communicates the negative impact that the circulation of child abuse content could have on the child who's the subject of such content, even if it's about condemning the act.
Facebook might never truly reveal what caused the problems. After that record outage in 2019, it said only that the problems were a result of a server configuration change.
One social media users responded to a post, "You make it sound as if it's the end of the world just because you can't be on Facebook…”
The social media giant said it hopes the machine will help lay the groundwork for its building of the metaverse, a virtual reality construct intended to supplant the internet as we know it today.
Already jittery markets have punished pandemic-era darlings including Netflix for disappointing results, with Meta getting a taste of that after its $10.3 billion quarterly profit and daily user-growth fell short of expectations.