Meta is under fire for ignoring reports of sexually exploitative content of children being posted by parent-owned accounts. These parents used children for financial gain and attracted pedophiles.
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Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg took some big pot shots at the Apple Vision Pro, stating that he felt that his company's Meta Quest 3 was the better of the two mixed reality headsets, period.
Apple introduced new policies allowing app sideloading and third-party app stores to comply with the DMA. It also added a new fee for apps which is being criticized by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is going after the AI market that's currently dominated by Microsoft and Google, stating this week it is "playing to win here" with its own AI efforts.
The Meta-owned company WhatsApp is introducing new features for its Channels. It is now letting users add up to 16 admins, share voice updates with followers, and engage with them through polls.
Even though some time ago, Threads did not appear to have chronological sorting for its posts, there have been updates. Now, users can sort their search results reverse chronologically.
Meta's Instagram spinoff Threads has started gaining traction after a rough beginning. Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media platform has just under 100 million monthly active users.
In a Threads post by Adam Mosseri, the company's views regarding promoting news were clarified. Mosseri suggested that while news is reported on Threads, the platform would not amplify it.
The Meta Connect 2023 VR developer conference starts with a live stream keynote today at 1 pm Eastern time (10 am Pacific), with more details on the upcoming Meta Quest 3 headset and more.
Meta extends Threads by introducing a web version for certain users. If you're lucky, you can now post, interact, and view on your desktop. It will be fully released in the next few days.
WhatsApp is beginning to roll out the ability to share photos at HD quality, allowing for resolution to be preserved when sharing a photo, with HD video sharing to follow in the future.
The Threads app is getting three new features in a new update: You can now share posts to Instagram DMs, add custom alt text, and mention users in posts. The goal is to increase engagement.
WhatsApp introduces screen sharing and landscape mode for immersive video calls, allowing users to share screens like in Microsoft Teams. The feature is now available worldwide following beta testing.
Threads is working on a web version and advanced search. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the update will roll out in the next few weeks, including web access and post-specific search.
Mark Zuckerberg's letter reveals that Threads has experienced significant user decline after launch. New features like desktop access and search are expected to create "retention hooks."
Meta's Mark Zuckerberg posted the latest update to the number of signups for its Threads service. The new 70 million user milestone is "Way beyond our expectations", according to Zuckerberg.
Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has now confirmed that the new Instagram-based Threads social network has signed up a massive 30 million users since its launch on Wednesday night.
Meta has launched Threads as a rival platform to Twitter. The app is making rounds on the Twitter Explore Page as the topic Threads is trending in the United States with over 1.16 million tweets.
Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Threads has passed two million users in just the first two hours since launch. It has gained a lot of press coverage alongside the issues going on over at Twitter.
Mark Zuckerberg told employees at an internal meeting that the company has several gen AI projects on the go. The AI will be worked into internal tools at the company as well as consumer products.
Meta has initiated its third round of layoffs to reduce costs and streamline operations. Investors have responded positively to Meta's major cost-cutting efforts. Here are the details.
WhatsApp has finally announced in its official blog post the latest feature available starting today on devices including Android and iOS. The update lets users edit and make changes to sent texts.
Meta has announced its new open-source AI model called ImageBind. It's a multimodal system that can interoperate across six different data modes such as text, image, video, 3D, thermal, and motion.
The new paid verification service for Meta's social networks costs $11.99 a month on the web just for Facebook, and $14.99 a month for iOS and Android for both Facebook and Instagram.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed previous rumors that the parent company of Facebook and Instagram will lay off another 10,000 employees on top of the 11,000 employees let go in November 2022.
US senators have shared their concerns about opening access of young adults to Meta's virtual reality space Horizon Worlds, which puts them at risk of potential harm and privacy issues.
Meta has revealed its AR products roadmap for the next four years, during which the company will finally launch the much-awaited AR glasses that could potentially be the successor of smartphones.
Meta head Mark Zuckerberg says the company is combining many of its AI teams into one larger team to develop and launch generative AI products for Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and more.
Meta is preparing to launch LLaMA for researchers to assist in their work, according to Mark Zuckerberg. The large language model will also use an open model, accessible by researchers.
After laying off more than 11,000 people a few months ago, Meta is reportedly preparing to announce a fresh round of layoffs. In line with this, the company has been delaying the approval of budgets.
While speaking at a summit, Mark Zuckerberg reinstated that Meta is still not happy with Apple's App Store policies, adding that Apple primarily decides what apps get on a device due to their control.
Meta has announced that it will be laying off more than 11,000 of its employees. The mass layoffs are part of the company's transition to become a leaner and more efficient company.
Mark Zuckerberg has told executives in a meeting on Tuesday that layoffs will begin on Wednesday morning. Thousands of jobs are expected to go. Four months of salary will be paid as severance.
According to a recent report, Meta will announce layoffs this week. The move will impact thousands of employees and will be the biggest headcount reduction among big tech companies this year.
Mark Zuckerberg has made the claim that WhatsApp is more secure and private than iMessage. He highlighted WhatsApp's encrypted backups, encryption across platforms, and ephemeral messages.
Leaked Meta memos have indicated that the company isn't too happy with the progress and feedback of the Horizon Worlds metaverse and is considering forcing employees to use and love the project.
Meta has admitted that it will start laying off some of its employees, and will stop hiring for the upcoming year. It will also impose stricter financial restrictions to brace for a tougher year.
Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced today that WhatsApp will let users add other people to a group call by sharing a call link. The feature lets users create links to both voice and video calls.
Meta has announced that its management of the PyTorch framework will be handed over to the new PyTorch Foundation, which is in turn a part of the Linux Foundation. A board will guide its future.