Meta tests new live-streaming platform called ‘Super’ for influencers

Tech giant Meta, formerly Facebook, is testing a new live-streaming platform for influencers called “Super”, media reports say. The new platform allows influencers to host live streams, earn revenue and engage with viewers. It has reportedly paid influencers between $200 and $3,000 to use the platform for 30 minutes, TechCrunch reported citing Business Insider. Super … Read more

Meta will steadily reduce headcount growth over next year: Zuckerberg

As Big Tech companies lay off employees and freeze new hirings, Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the company’s plan is to steadily reduce headcount growth over the next year. Admitting that the social network has entered an economic downturn that will have a broad impact on the digital advertising business, Zuckerberg … Read more

CNA Explains: What does Indonesia’s new licensing rules mean for tech companies?

JAKARTA: Indonesia has asked technology companies, both at home and overseas, to register themselves by Wednesday midnight (Jul 27) if they want to continue to operate in the country. The government has warned that companies that do not sign up in time would be blocked. As of Wednesday afternoon, just under 9,000 entities – 8,500 … Read more

Zuckerberg, Sandberg to testify in Cambridge Analytica privacy lawsuit

Meta Platforms Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg will testify in a lawsuit claiming Facebook illegally shared user data with research firm Cambridge Analytica. Users sued after it was revealed that a UK research firm connected to Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign for president gained access to the data of … Read more

New IT law may force internet companies to pay media firms for content | Business

New Delhi: India would soon introduce legislation to make Internet firms pay fees to media organizations from which they source news content. A similar law enacted by the Australian Parliament early in 2021 had attracted global attention. “The Government of India will announce a new law to replace the Information Technology Act, 2000, which would … Read more