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Facebook turns 20: From Mark Zuckerberg's dormitory to a $1trn company
Celebrating 20 years since its inception, Facebook has transformed from Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm room project to a tech giant valued at over $1 trillion.
Fatal Shark Attack Claims Woman's Life at Mexican Beach Resort
A fatal shark attack has been reported at a beach resort in Mexico's Pacific coast, with a woman found deceased by emergency responders in Melaque Bay, Cihuatlán.
Venezuela Steps Up Claim on Guyana's Essequibo Region
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is aggressively pursuing the annexation of the oil-rich Essequibo region, currently governed by Guyana.
Meta to ask EU users’ permission to show targeted advertising
Social media giants Facebook and Instagram, owned by parent company Meta, are to seek permission from EU users to display personalised advertisements. The move challenges the platforms' principal revenue generation strategy and comes aft...
French News Agency AFP Sues Elon Musk's X Over Copyright
On the global battlefront for tech firms to pay for news, French News Agency AFP has filed a copyright lawsuit against social media giant Twitter, recently rebranded as X and owned by billionaire Elon Musk. The agency accuses X of a 'cle...
Musk threatens to sue researchers who documented the rise in hateful tweets
X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter and now owned by Elon Musk, has threatened to sue a group of independent researchers. These researchers published a study documenting an alarming increase in hate speech on the platf...
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg Admits Drop in User Engagement for Threads App
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, has admitted that the company's new app, Threads, has lost more than half of its users since its launch.
Five Dead and Seven Injured in Plane Crash at Chrcynno Hangar in Poland
Poland: Plane Crash at Chrcynno Hangar Results in Five Fatalities and Seven Injuries.
FTC Launches Investigation into OpenAI's ChatGPT over Data Privacy and Misinformation Concerns
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched an investigation into OpenAI, the creator of the artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot ChatGPT, to determine the company's data privacy rules and actions taken to prevent its technology from...
Threads: The Latest Social Media App and Its Rapid Growth, Challenges, and Future
In its first week, Meta's new app Threads has experienced remarkable growth, with over 100 million users signing up in just five days.
Florida Attorney General requests Meta CEO's testimony on company's platforms' alleged facilitation of illicit activities
Ashley Moody Urges Zuckerberg to Address Meta's Role in Human Trafficking Cases
WhatsApp Reinvents its Identity: Introduces Twitter-esque 'Channels' Feature
Meta's WhatsApp broadens its horizons, transforming from a simple messaging platform to a more comprehensive social media space with new public channels feature
The Poor Man With Money, Mark Zuckerberg, Unveils Twitter Replica with Heavy-Handed Censorship: A New Low in Innovation?
The Serial Copy-Paste "Entrepreneur", Zuckerberg, Draws Criticism for Parroting Twitter and Importing Facebook's Contentious Moderation Policies in Threads
Twitter Targets Meta: A Tangle of Trade Secrets and Copycat Culture
In the latest legal tussle between tech giants, Twitter has fired a warning shot at Meta Platforms, Inc. (formerly Facebook, Inc.), alleging "systematic, willful, and unlawful misappropriation" of Twitter's trade secrets and intellectual...
The Double-Edged Sword of AI: AI is linked to layoffs in industry that created it
As Silicon Valley Nurtures AI Evolution, Its Own Workforce Grapples with Emerging Realities of Job Displacements and Skills Transformation? Many have raised alarms about the potential for artificial intelligence to displace jobs in the y...
Meta Copy Twitter with New App, Threads
Users who prefer to be exposed to censored positions, and to avoid exposure to opinions that do not support President Biden, will find the new platform a wonderful alternative to Twitter.
Elon Musk's Twitter Limit and the Future of Social Media Monetization
Elon Musk has implemented a daily limit on the number of tweets that users can see on Twitter.
Google Blocked Access to Canadian News in Response to New Legislation
The tech behemoth restricts local news links for Canadian users following the enactment of a law that mandates payment for news content
Snapchat+ gains 4 million paying subscribers in its first year
Snap's subscription service shows early success in monetizing premium features
Finnish Economic Minister Resigns Following suggestion that Finland should support "climate abortions" for African women as a means to save the planet
Finnish Economic Affairs Minister Vilhelm Junnila announced his resignation on Friday after a resurfaced speech from his early days as a Member of Parliament caused outrage. In the address, he suggested that Finland should support "clima...
Top Companies Express Concerns Over Europe's Proposed AI Law, Citing Competitiveness and Investment Risks
Executives Call for Revision of EU AI Act, Warning of Potential Consequences
Twitter isn't letting users view the site without logging in
Twitter appears to be restricting access to its platform for anyone not logged into an account. Change Sparks Speculation on Twitter's Strategy as it Seeks to Boost User Base
Meta Unveils Insights on AI Usage in Facebook and Instagram, Amid Growing Calls for Transparency
Tech Giant Faces Potential Record Fee over EU Data Transfers as Scrutiny Mounts
Tech Titans Ready to Rumble: Zuckerberg and Musk Gear Up for a Historic Cage Match
UFC President Dana White affirms that Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are earnestly planning to face-off in a cage fight, anticipating a viewership surpassing the Mayweather-McGregor match.
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Apple warns against drying iPhones with rice
In a recent High Court hearing, the U.S. argued that Julian Assange endangered lives by releasing classified information.
Global Law Enforcement Dismantles Lockbit Ransomware Operation
Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has died at the Arctic prison colony
The President of Argentina Javier Mile does not fly private, he flies commercial, with the citizens he represents. And they LOVE him for it.
Bitcoin Reaches $50,000 for First Time in Over Two Years
Belo Horizonte: Brazil's Rising Carnival Hotspot for 2024
In El Salvador, the 'Trump of Latin America' stuns the world with a speech slamming woke policing after winning a landslide election
Tucker’s interview with Putin is over 50M views on X within the first 5 hours.
Finnish Airline, Finnair, is voluntarily weighing passengers to better estimate flight cargo weight
President Nayib Bukele has proudly announced El Salvador's remarkable achievement of becoming the safest nation in the Western Hemisphere.
Former Chilean President Sebastian Piñera Dies in Helicopter Crash
This farmer seems to understand science a bit more than the event organizer, Klaus Schwab.
Facebook turns 20: From Mark Zuckerberg's dormitory to a $1trn company
The Coolest Dictator in the World" on the Path to Victory in El Salvador
Macron, France and fake news
Indian-Origin Man 'King' Arrested For Smuggling $16 Million Drugs Into US
Can someone teach Americans that not every person with slanted eyes is Chinese?
Europe's Farmers Feeding the People, Protesting Against Politicians Who Do Nothing for Their Country and Serve Only Themselves at Taxpayers' Expense
Paris Restaurant That Inspired 'Ratatouille' Loses $1.6 Million Worth Of Wine
Brazilian Police Investigate Bolsonaro's Son for Alleged Illegal Spying
Police in Brazil Raid Residence of Bolsonaro Associate Over Allegations of Illegal Spying
Border Dispute Escalates as Texas Governor Vows Increased Razor Wire
OpenAI Enhances ChatGPT-4 Model, Potentially Addressing AI "Laziness" Issue
The NSA finally acknowledges spying on Americans by acquiring sensitive data
Report Reveals Toxic Telegram Group Generating X-Rated AI-Generated Fake Images of Taylor Swift
US Border Patrol States 'No Plans' to Remove Razor Wire Installed in Texas
Bitcoin Experiences Approximately 20% Decline in Value
Klaus Schwab recently appointed himself as the Earth's "trustee of the future."
DeSantis Drops Out, Endorses Trump.
Nikki Haley said former President Trump is "just not at the same level" of mental fitness as he was while president in 2016.
Residents of a southern Mexican town set the government palace on fire in response to the police killing of a young man
Samsung Launches AI-Driven Galaxy S24, Ushering in New Smartphone Era
Judge Questions SEC's Regulatory Overreach in Coinbase Lawsuit
The Ecuador prosecutor who was investigating the television studio attack, has been assassinated.
Is artificial intelligence the solution to cyber security threats?
Vivek Ramaswamy suspends his US election campaign and endorses Trump.
Viral Satire: A Staged Satirical Clip Mistaken as Real Footage from the 2024 World Economic Forum in Davos
The AI Revolution in the Workforce: CEOs at Davos Predict Major Job Cuts in 2024
Ecuador Reports 178 Hostages in Prison Gang Standoff
The Startling Cuban Espionage Case That Has Rattled the US Government
Two Armed Men in Ecuador, Dressed as Batman and The Joker Storm the Streets.
Armed Gang Raids Ecuadorian TV Station Following State of Emergency Declaration
Anti-Democratic Canada: Journalist Arrested for Questioning Canadian Finance Minister on Support of Terrorist Group
Ecuador's 'Most-Wanted' Criminal Vanishes from Prison
Mexican Cartel Supplied Wi-Fi to Locals Under Threat of Fatal Consequences for Non-Compliance
Border Surge Leads to Over 11,000 Migrants Waiting in Northern Mexico
Outsider Candidates Triumph in Latin American Elections
As Argentina Goes to the Polls, Will the Proposal to Replace the Peso with the Dollar Secure Votes?
Fatal Shark Attack Claims Life of Boston Woman Paddleboarding Near Bahamas Resort, According to Police