Metehan Durmaz • 30 Apr 2024

“Pay or Okay” model is illegal. What is the next step?

“Pay or Okay” is a consent model that acts as a legal basis for data collection. Users choose between a…

  • Consent or Pay
  • Data Protection
  • EDPB
SMEX • 27 Mar 2024

Oversight Board: Meta’s Censorship of ‘Shaheed’ Is “Unnecessary and Disproportionate”

(Beirut, March 27, 2024) – Yesterday, the much anticipated Oversight Board decision on  Meta’s approach to moderating the word “shaheed”…

  • Meta
  • Oversight Board
  • Shaheed
SMEX • 15 Mar 2024

Tell Meta: Stop Silencing Palestine

Press Release 14 March 2024 Palestinian and global digital rights groups bring top Meta executive to the table on issues…

  • Algorithm
  • Censorship
  • Gaza
Zeinab Ismail • 23 Feb 2024

Meta Contemplates Banning the Use of the Term “Zionist”

Laying the Ground for Further Repression of Palestine’s Supporters 73 civil society organizations, including SMEX, have urged Meta to reverse…

  • Content Moderation
  • Digital Authoritarianism
  • DOI list
Metehan Durmaz • 17 Nov 2023

Towards the monetization of human rights: Meta’s paid version raises serious privacy concerns

In the past weeks, Meta and X set forth their intention to make their platforms ad-free in exchange for a…

  • GDPR
  • Meta
  • Paid version
Dionysia Peppa • 27 Oct 2023

From Sheikh Jarrah to Gaza: Meta continues to systematically censor the Palestinian narrative

On October 13, Meta released a statement outlining a series of measures introduced by the company to moderate harmful content…

  • Content Moderation
  • Meta
  • Palestine
SMEX • 26 Oct 2023

Tainted Narratives: Tech Giants Harming Users in War Time

This article was first published by TIMEP and written by Mona Shtaya. Tech companies have generally failed in protecting people…

  • hate speech
  • Meta
  • occupation
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