Meta offers to reduce Consent or Pay model fee by half

19/03/2024 | TechCrunch

On Tuesday, Meta offered to reduce the monthly subscription fee for its services in Europe by almost half. A senior executive revealed that the monthly fee for Facebook and Instagram would be lowered from €9.99 to €5.99. The move aims to address concerns from privacy and antitrust regulators, who have been critical of Meta's tiered subscription model that requires users to pay a fee to ensure their privacy. The decision comes after mounting criticism from consumer groups and privacy activists calling for a better and more affordable privacy-focused service.

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