Meta and TikTok consider charging users for ad-free experience

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Tags: Meta

Tags: facebook

Tags: Instagram

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Social media companies are offering or thinking about paid subscriptions in exchange for removing ads.

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Meta is using your public Facebook and Instagram posts to train its AI

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Social media companies are showing their hand about scraping user data to feed into their AI and large language models.

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Instagram scam promises money in exchange for your image

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Tags: fake

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We take a look at a fake check scam which plugs into the art world.

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Sued by Meta, Freenom Halts Domain Registrations

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2023 23:19:26 +0000

The domain name registrar Freenom, whose free domain names have long been a draw for spammers and phishers, has stopped allowing new domain name registrations. The move comes just days after the Dutch registrar was sued by Meta, which alleges the company ignores abuse complaints about phishing websites while monetizing traffic to those abusive domains.

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