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Facebook Dives Deeper Into The Metaverse Two Months After Meta Name Change
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Facebook Dives Deeper Into The Metaverse Two Months After Meta Name Change


Two months after its buzzy name change from Facebook, Meta announced a further leap into the “metaverse” Thursday, making the beta version of its multiplayer virtual reality game downloadable to all American and Canadian adults for free. KEY FACTS - Meta describes “Horizon World” as ​​a “social VR experience where you can create and explore together,”…

Influencing The World: How Maria Grazhina Chaplin Is Helping Bloggers Send The Right Message

Influencing The World: How Maria Grazhina Chaplin Is Helping Bloggers Send The Right Message


The founder of the World Influencers and Bloggers Awards event and the World Influencers and Bloggers Association toyed with the idea for twenty years before launching her initiative. “Nowadays, this is the most relevant and, at the same time, unstudied topic, requiring a lot of analytical work,” says Maria Grazhina Chaplin. “This is what concerns the most recent profession of bloggers.…

Facebook Will Hire 10,000 In Europe To Help Build Its ‘Metaverse’

Facebook Will Hire 10,000 In Europe To Help Build Its ‘Metaverse’


Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union over the next five years to help build its so-called metaverse, the company announced on Monday, as the company is keen to shift focus to its next big technological bet while it faces major questions about its handling of content and personal data both in Europe and other parts of the world. KEY FACTS - In a blog post on Monday,…

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Twitter Says Hackers Accessed Direct Messages From 36 Users, Including One Dutch Elected Official

Twitter said Wednesday that hackers responsible for a high-profile beach last week had access to the direct messages of 36 users, including one elected official in the Netherlands, offering a concerning look into how much information was accessed…


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Zuckerberg Says He Has ‘No Deal Of Any Kind’ With Trump

As mounting criticism and a growing advertiser boycott forces Facebook to confront its relationship with the Trump administration, CEO Mark Zuckberg is becoming increasingly outspoken about denouncing President Donald Trump, telling Axios in…


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Instagram Bans All Content Promoting LGBT Conversion Therapy

Instagram Bans All Content Promoting LGBT Conversion Therapy

Instagram banned ads for LGBT conversion therapy earlier this year and, starting Friday, they are taking it one step further by banning all content about conversion therapy — the decision comes as concerns about parent company Facebook’s…


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Trump Administration ‘Certainly Looking At’ Banning TikTok In The U.S., Pompeo Says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a Fox News interview on Monday that the U.S. is “certainly looking at” restricting TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, reviving national security and privacy concerns about China's…


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Facebook Will Let Users Turn Off Political Ads

As the U.S. prepares for the 2020 election, Facebook announced Tuesday that users will be able to block seeing all political ads—months after the company drew criticism for allowing politicians to lie in them. KEY FACTS - Facebook and…


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Half Of Facebook’s Employees May Permanently Work From Home By 2030, Zuckerberg Says

CEO Mark Zuckerberg anticipates that half of Facebook’s workforce will permanently work from home by 2030 as the company gradually shifts to allow for permanent remote work, Zuckerberg announced Thursday, signaling how the coronavirus…


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Facebook Will Reportedly Allow Employees To Work From Home Until The End Of 2020

Facebook employees will have the option to continue working from home through the end of 2020, CNBC reported, in the lengthiest remote work announcement to date from a major tech company. KEY FACTS - Facebook will officially open offices…


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