Why you should pay for social networks

Blue tick on Facebook and Instagram Parent company Meta introduces paid verification. (Photo: Reuters) Düsseldorf The new service from the Internet company Meta, with which users of Facebook and Instagram will be able to verify themselves in the future, costs up to 15 dollars a month. There is a “blue badge, special protection against identity […]

Facebook probably has your cell phone number – here’s how to delete it

Meta The Facebook group also collects contact information from people who do not use any of the company’s products. (Foto: imago images/ZUMA Wire) San Francisco Meta encourages users of the services Facebook, Instagram and Messenger to share all contacts with the group, including phone numbers and email addresses. As a result, the social media provider also […]

Facebook group has to sell Giphy – veto from Great Britain

Meta-Logo The merger of the Facebook group and Giphy weakens competition between online services in Great Britain, criticized the cartel watchdog. (Photo: dpa) London The Facebook group Meta will sell the clip platform Giphy again after the final decision of British antitrust authorities. After a second examination, the competition authority CMA came to the conclusion […]