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The Head of Instagram Agrees To Testify as Congress Probes the App's Effects on Young People

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, has agreed for the first time to testify before Congress, as bipartisan anger mounts over harms to young people from the app. From a report: Mr. Mosseri is expected to appear before a Senate panel during the week of Dec. 6 as part of a series of hearings on protecting children online, said Senator Richard Blumenthal, who will lead the hearing. Mr. Mosseri's appearance follows hearings this year with Antigone Davis, the global head of safety for Meta, the pare...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Senate, Tech, Connecticut, Davis, Meta, Zuckerberg, Richard Blumenthal, Blumenthal, Instagram and Facebook, Commerce Committee, Antigone Davis, Adam Mosseri

Meta Delays Encrypted Messages on Facebook and Instagram To 2023

The owner of Facebook and Instagram is delaying plans to encrypt users' messages until 2023 amid warnings from child safety campaigners that its proposals would shield abusers from detection. From a report: Mark Zuckerberg's social media empire has been under pressure to abandon its encryption plans, which the UK home secretary, Priti Patel, has described as "simply not acceptable." The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has said private messaging is the "frontlin...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Instagram, Tech, Meta, Sunday Telegraph, Zuckerberg, Facebook And Instagram, Priti Patel, Antigone Davis

Facebook Delays Plans to Use End-to-End Encryption As Default for Messenger and Instagram Messages Until at Least 2023

Facebook, now rebranded to "Meta," is delaying plans to use end-to-end encryption for Messenger and Instagram messages until at least 2023, a year later than the previous deadline promised by the social media behemoth. Writing in The Telegraph, Meta's head of global safety, Antigone Davis, said that the company is pushing back its deadline to roll out end-to-end encryption as the default for billions of Messenger and Instagram users until "sometime in 2023." Meta claims this delay is meant t...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Facebook Messenger, Davis, Meta, Antigone Davis, Facebook Messenger Instagram, Signal Telegram, Facebook Delays Plans, Telegraph Meta

Your Instagram and Facebook Messenger chats aren't going to be encrypted like WhatsApp until 2023, Meta says

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Facebook, now Meta, announced in 2019 it would end-to-end encrypt messages on all its platforms. But it won't now finish doing this until 2023, its global safety chief told The Sunday Telegraph. Meta has faced political pressure to provide law enforcement with ways to evade encryption. Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, won't finish making your chats on Facebook Messenger and Instagram end-to-end encrypted until 2023, according t...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, News, Instagram, Privacy, Trends, Whatsapp, End-to-end Encryption, Facebook Messenger, Davis, Meta, The Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Priti Patel, Tech Insider

Top Stories this AM: How China's housing industry let Evergrande happen; Sen. schools Facebook on 'finstas'; employees say Bezos' Blue Origin unsafe

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: All your Evergrande questions answered: The Evergrande crisis: 4 questions that explain why China's property market, which is twice as big as America's and where 20% of homes are empty, matters. "Over past decades, the price of Chinese real estate has gone up. This has generated a popular belief that ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, London, News, Instagram, China, America, Newsletter, Trends, Fox, Jeff Bezos, North Carolina, Blue Origin, Sean Hannity, Riley, King s College

A Democratic senator mistook the slang word 'finsta' for one of Facebook's products in a hearing with the company

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation held a hearing on Thursday regarding Facebook's, Instagram, and mental health, spurred on by a Wall Street Journal investigation about what Facebook knows about the impact of Instagram on young users. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images The Senate Commerce Committee held a Thursday hearing about Facebook, Instagram, and mental health. Sen. Blumental of Connecticut asked if Facebook would "commit to banning Finsta....
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, News, Media, Instagram, Teens, Congress, Trends, Creators, Connecticut, Davis, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Facebook Instagram, Blumenthal

Facebook Tests New Safety Features

Facebook is testing three new safety features: a tool to alert users if other users are impersonating their accounts; new ways of reporting nonconsensual intimate images; and a photo checkup feature. Mashable reported that the impersonation alerts tool is live in three-quarters of the world, while the photo checkup feature is live in India and select countries in South America, Africa and Southeast Asia. The impersonation alerts tool works as follows, according to Mashable: If Facebook detects t...
Tags: Images, Photos, Facebook, Resources, Nudity, Southeast Asia, India, Africa, Davis, South America, Reporting, Notifications, Mashable, Privacy/security, South America Africa, Antigone Davis

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