Connected newsletter: Meta mauling, Apple tax hearing and ‘30 under 30’ returns

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What a horrific week it has been for Facebook-parent Meta. With a record fine and another round of layoffs announced over the past few days, the tech giant surely hasn’t endured such bad press since the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

The week started with Meta receiving a whopping €1.2 billion fine from the Data Protection Commission and an order for Facebook to halt data transfers from the EU to the US. As I reported, ...