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Users looking to take advantage of the boosted posts feature on Meta platforms, such as Facebook, will need to take some extra steps to avoid paying extra fees. Meta says that boosted posts are often used by small businesses as a way of promoting content without needing to run a full campaign ad. The reason for the... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg is joining a legion of CEOs who are less-than enthused about the opening up of iOS to third-party app stores. Zuckerberg gave his opinion on Apple’s new policies, as they relate to Meta, while speaking to shareholders during an earnings call. Zuckerberg said that “I don’t think that the Apple thing is... Read more...
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologizes to parents of victims at a Senate hearing that has been interrogating Zuckerberg and four other social media executives and their roles in the safety of children on their platforms. Along with Zuckerberg, Linda Yaccarino of X (formerly Twitter), Shou Zi Chew of TikTok, Evan Spiegel... Read more...
No one likes to lose things, so Facebook's new "Link History" sounds okay at first. It's a new feature rolling out to the Android and iOS mobile apps that promises to keep a list of the links you've recently visited from Facebook. Is this a rare instance of benevolence from Mark Zuckerberg? Nope, Link History might... Read more...
In a move that Meta is pitching as a way to "make VR more affordable and bring even more people into the community," the Facebook firm is permanently slashing the price of its previous generation Quest 2 VR headset. Same goes for several of Meta's Quest 2 accessories, including the Elite Strap (with our without a... Read more...
Instagram is going to be giving creators on the platform a helping hand when it comes to managing their communities, alongside assistance to help them keep their account in good standing. Over the coming weeks creators will get access to a suite of tools that include improved spam detection and in-app notifications of... Read more...
Meta Quest 2, 3 and Pro headset owners are going to see a big boost to the games available to them with the newly announced support for Xbox Cloud Gaming. In order to access this new feature Quest users will need to download the Xbox Cloud Gaming (beta) app from the Meta Quest Store. They will also need to have a Microsoft account and an active Read more...
Meta just upgraded its Ray-Ban-collaborated smart glasses with a multimodal AI (artificial intelligence) that can identify and act on what you're seeing. The system is available via a US-only early access program currently with early signs pointing to something quite a bit more useful than Ray-Ban Stories back in... Read more...
Meta is bringing improvements to the company’s Meta AI virtual assistant, which will be made available to users across all the apps Meta offers. Users will be able to interact with the upgraded AI by creating a new message and selecting “Create an AI chat.” It’s also possible to summon Meta AI in a group chat by... Read more...
With Black Friday just a few days away, that means that Christmas is just around the corner too, and with it comes the need for gifts. If you have a techie friend who has not yet gotten into virtual reality, now may be an opportune time to introduce them to the Meta Quest 2 and a handful of Quest 2 accessories deals... Read more...
Today, Meta announced its next generation of VR headset, with the Meta Quest 3 starting at $499.99 and releasing on October 10th. While the device is interesting, the new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Gen 2 under the hood powering this headset is even more interesting possibly, for those of us that work with silicon... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg's Threads app has lost more than half of its 100 million users since its launch. The Meta CEO shared the news at a meeting with employees last week. Threads started off strong, with more than 100 million people signing up for the social media app within the first week or so. The app is Zuckerberg's... Read more...
Apple and Google are increasingly dominant players in the maps provision business. Such is the scale of their domination; some might say the Silicon Valley pair control a duopoly. This hasn't gone without note among other tech titans, and now a powerful group formed by Meta, Microsoft, Amazon (Amazon Web Services... Read more...
Meta's answer to Twitter has received its first major update that includes a follow tab on the activity page, faster loading, and more. However, if you are on an Android device you will have to wait a bit longer before seeing the update, as it is only available on iOS at the moment. When Meta launched its Threads... Read more...
Forget about the cage match between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, the real battle between these two technology moguls is for users in the high-stakes social media space. Only up until now, Musk, who owns Twitter, and Zuckerberg, who co-founded Meta/Facebook (which acquired Instagram), haven't directly competed with... Read more...
Apple certainly a made an impression with its much-anticipated Vision Pro headset reveal at its WWDC 2023 event this week. What exactly that impression is depends on who you ask. It's only fitting that a mixed reality headset would elicit mixed reactions, and the one from Meta co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg can be... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg got a jump on Apple's Reality Pro mixed reality headset, which is almost definitely going to be announced at WWDC next week, by officially introducing the Meta Quest 3. Not that the Quest 3 was a big secret. However, we now have juicy details about the overall design, including retooled controllers, as... Read more...
Selected journalists and analysts have had the opportunity of some hands-on time with the Meta Quest 3 prototype. Reports seem very positive, with the greatest improvements observed in the areas of mixed reality (video pass-through) and overall performance (new Qualcomm chip). Will the prospect of this upcoming Quest... Read more...
Meta (Facebook) is introducing a new security feature to its WhatsApp chat service that allows users to lock messages behind an additional layer of security, even while the app is open. Meta designed this feature for situations where a phone might be used by multiple people (say taking photos at a party), and the... Read more...
Meta is shoring up WhatsApp's multi-device support by releasing a new WhatsApp app for Windows. This latest update not only is said to launch faster, but now allows video calls for up to eight people and 32 for audio calls. WhatsApp is one of the largest go-to text/video messaging platforms and is a crucial... Read more...
Meta is looking at bringing back its messaging capability to its primary Facebook app. The decision comes seven years after the company made the decision to separate the two. In a recent blog post, Meta insists Facebook is not dying, in fact, it claims it is flourishing with 2 billion daily active users. With that... Read more...
Meta has slashed prices for its Meta Quest 2 256GB and Meta Quest Pro VR headsets. However, you may want to hold off on pulling the trigger on either. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared the news on his Instagram profile, letting everyone know that the company would be cutting the cost of its 256GB version of the Meta... Read more...
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