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The four new features coming to WhatsApp you need to know about
Users will be able to leave chats silently, choose who can see them when they’re online, and prevent screenshots of "view once" messages being taken.
Meta’s new AI chatbot is not a fan of Mark Zuckerberg or Facebook
Meta has released its latest AI chatbot to the world. And of course, people immediately started asking what it thinks about Mark Zuckerberg.
Sheryl Sandberg to leave Facebook parent Meta after 14 years
Her departure marks the end of an era for the social media giant. Javier Olivan will take over as chief operating officer.
Meta’s first quarter profits exceed expectations despite slow growth
Facebook parent Meta posted better than expected first quarter financial results following a bumpy year for the tech giant.
Meta to move into finance with 'Zuck bucks' and 'creator coins'
Meta is reportedly working on Facebook NFTs and 'reputation tokens' but likely won't move into crypto.
Meta watchdog urges crackdown on disinformation around Ukraine war
Tech giants and policymakers must do more to fight online disinformation raging around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Meta’s Oversight Board tells Euronews Next.
Meta warns it may shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe
The drama continues for Mark Zuckerberg whose company last week reported it lost daily active users for the first time in its history.
#DeleteFacebook: Why are users being called on to ditch it?
“Horrible company and the name change to #Meta makes it even more of a horrid company,” one Twitter user said under the #DeleteFacebook hashtag.
Australian billionaire launches criminal case against Facebook
He said he he was taking the action to stop people losing money to clickbait advertising scams.
Facebook lost daily users for the first time ever. Here's why
Newly-renamed Meta is investing heavily in its futuristic metaverse project, but for now, relies on advertising revenue for nearly all its income.
Meta faces €2.7bn civil lawsuit for exploiting UK users’ data
A multi-billion euro case is set to be launched against Meta in the United Kingdom, which could see up to 44 million UK Facebook users compensated a shared €2.7bn in damages.
How safe will your data be in Meta’s hyperrealistic metaverse?
Meta has reportedly had hundreds of new patents for hyperrealistic tech approved for its metaverse but none of them mention privacy or safety.
How the metaverse conquered Christmas
This Christmas Meta’s Oculus Virtual Reality app was the most downloaded application on Apple’s App Store.
Avatar ‘groped’ in first sexual assault incident in Meta’s metaverse
“Sexual harassment is no joke on the regular internet, but being in VR adds another layer that makes the event more intense,” the Meta tester said.
What does Meta’s Horizon Worlds metaverse look like?
It is the first attempt at releasing a product since its rebrand from Facebook and is in line with CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s vision of the “metaverse”.
Facebook ordered to sell GIF making service Giphy
The social media giant bought the GIF sharing service last year, but UK competition authorities said it would distort Britain's digital advertising market.
Peter Jackson sells special effects studio as the Metaverse takes over
The Lord of the Rings director has sold Weta Digital, his special effects studio, for €1.38 billion to a software company that wants to develop the metaverse.
‘Staggering scale’ of climate misinformation on Facebook revealed
Activists say Facebook is failing to act on climate misinformation on its platform - and is even benefiting financially from placing climate misinformation on its paid advertising platform.
Mark Zuckerberg should resign as CEO, says Facebook whistleblower
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen said the company - now known as Meta - would never change while the founder remained in charge.
Tech this week: Tesla and Hertz’ $4bn deal and Facebook under pressure
Tesla and Hertz have made a deal that ranks at the top of the list of electric vehicle orders by a single company while Facebook was put in the hotseat by the UK government.