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‘Live in the future’: Mark Zuckerberg revamps company values as Meta faces investment concerns

Touting pivot and an all-hands approach, he has unveiled a company overhaul after its shares had the biggest single-day slide in market value

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'Deceitful business': Texas sues Meta's Facebook over facial recognition system

Facebook had declared last year that it would be shutting down its facial recognition system

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Religious leaders write to Zuckerberg asking for Instagram kids to be scrapped

Instagram halted its plans to roll out a kids' version of the photo-sharing app last September after facing mounting opposition

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Meta threatens EU to pull Facebook, Instagram on failure to scrap privacy pact

Europe's top court in 2020 scrapped a transatlantic data transfer deal known as the Privacy Shield and relied on by thousands of companies for services ranging from cloud infrastructure to payroll…

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How Facebook is morphing into Meta

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive of the company formerly known as Facebook, has upended his company ever since he announced in October that he was betting on the so-called…

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From FAANG to MANGA: Twitter users speculate future of tech companies

Earlier, the acronym used for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google was FAANG. After Zuckerberg's decision, the acronym has been reshuffled by analysts and financial journalists

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Meta or Facebook? Twitter users make fun of rebranding of social media platform

As Facebook renamed the social media platform, Twitter users logged in to shower Mark Zuckerberg with their sets of memes and jokes about the new name, 'Meta'

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Inside the big Facebook leak

Haugen chose a middle path, one that appears to have captured the best of both arrangements, from her perspective, while also foiling Facebook’s attempts to contain the story.

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Facebook planning to change its name, announcement likely in a week: Report

The name change is meant to signal the tech giant’s ambition to be known for more than social media and all the ills that entail.

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US senator asks Facebook CEO to retain documents linked to testimony

Last week, the Commerce Committee harshly criticized Facebook, accusing Zuckerberg of pushing for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety

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'The Crown' star Claire Foy to play Sheryl Sandberg in new series on Facebook

'Doomsday Machine' will chronicle the relationship between Mark Zuckerberg and Sandberg, and the obstacles Facebook had to overcome in order to become the highest grossing social media platform…

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Morning news brief: Zuckerberg hits out at Facebook whistleblower & more

Good morning! Start your day with WION's daily news brief

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'Deeply illogical': Zuckerberg hits out at Facebook whistleblower

Ex-employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen told US lawmakers that the social media giant should be regulated while adding that it "stokes division" and "weakens our democracy",…

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'Facebook weakens our democracy, harms kids': Top quotes from whistleblower Frances Haugen’s testimony

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before the US Congress on Tuesday, telling lawmakers the social media giant knew its apps were harming the mental health of some young users.

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Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 billion in hours as Facebook plunges

Facebook’s share price has been walloped by yesterday’s outage, stripping billions out of the company Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s personal fortune.

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US senator asks Facebook CEO to retain documents linked to testimony

Last week, the Commerce Committee harshly criticized Facebook, accusing Zuckerberg of pushing for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety

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'The Crown' star Claire Foy to play Sheryl Sandberg in new series on Facebook

'Doomsday Machine' will chronicle the relationship between Mark Zuckerberg and Sandberg, and the obstacles Facebook had to overcome in order to become the highest grossing social media platform…

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Morning news brief: Zuckerberg hits out at Facebook whistleblower & more

Good morning! Start your day with WION's daily news brief

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'Deeply illogical': Zuckerberg hits out at Facebook whistleblower

Ex-employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen told US lawmakers that the social media giant should be regulated while adding that it "stokes division" and "weakens our democracy",…

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'Facebook weakens our democracy, harms kids': Top quotes from whistleblower Frances Haugen’s testimony

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before the US Congress on Tuesday, telling lawmakers the social media giant knew its apps were harming the mental health of some young users.

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Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 billion in hours as Facebook plunges

Facebook’s share price has been walloped by yesterday’s outage, stripping billions out of the company Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s personal fortune.

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What is metaverse, the new buzzword in internet technology?

As a vision, metaverse may sound fantastical to many people but Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other tech titans are betting on it as the next great leap in the evolution of the internet

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UK: National Crime Agency warns Facebook's encryption can prevent detection of child abuse

The social media giant's end-to-end encryption can hamper access to 'incisive technology' according to NCA's director Rob Jones

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Facebook sparks fresh controversy by cutting off research on political ads

The NYU project had been at loggerheads for months with Facebook over the program, which used a browser tool to collect data on ads spreading political hoaxes, violence, and COVID-19…

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'Next great leap in evolution of internet': Why is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg betting on metaverse?

Metaverse involves blending the physical world with the digital one and might allow users to see information whizz before their eyes as they walk around a city, from traffic and pollution updates…

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Facebook’s new AR feature for Portal lets users dress up as Harry Potter characters

The AR masks that transform users into a Harry Potter character and match their skin tone via real-time skin sampling before converting it into a seamless integration

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'Three real nice guys': Donald Trump to sue Facebook, Google and Twitter CEO

Trump has decided to sue Facebook and Twitter CEOs after the platforms suspended and banned his account following the January 06 riot

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Facebook introduces alerts, support option to combat extremism on its platform

Facebook said the small test, which is only on its main platform, was running in the United States as a pilot for a global approach to prevent radicalisation on the site

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'View once', multiple device connection, and more: Here are WhatsApp's new features

In new feature, several devices will be able to connect to one's WhatsApp, even if there is no active internet connection on the main device

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Facebook oversight board upholds ban on Donald Trump

Facebook indefinitely blocked Trump's access to his Facebook and Instagram accounts over concerns of further violent unrest following the January 6 storming of the US Capitol by supporters of the…

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Ditch plans for kids' version of Instagram, advocates for children urge Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram is exploring the launch of a version of the image-centric social network for children under 13, with parental controls

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Facebook signs first deal to buy renewable energy in India

The 32-megawatt wind power project, located in southern Karnataka state, is part of a larger portfolio of wind and solar projects that Facebook and Mumbai-based CleanMax are working together on…

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Facebook axes 16,000 groups for selling or buying fake reviews of products, services

US-based Facebook also made further changes to detect, remove and prevent paid content that could mislead users on its platforms, including popular photo-sharing app Instagram, UK's Competition…

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Forbes' annual world's billionaires: Bezos, Musk top record-setting list

Bernard Arnault, chief executive of luxury goods firm LVMH, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg round out the top five of the world's richest billionaires

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From Jeff Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg: List of richest people in the world

Hurun Report today released the Hurun Global Rich List 2021, a ranking of the US Dollar billionaires in the world.

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Institutional investors in Meta highlight how board members lack independence

Meta investors have shed light on why is it essential to eliminate the dual-class structure and separate the functions of the chief executive officer and chairman

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‘Live in the future’: Mark Zuckerberg revamps company values as Meta faces investment concerns

Touting pivot and an all-hands approach, he has unveiled a company overhaul after its shares had the biggest single-day slide in market value

Read Article

'Deceitful business': Texas sues Meta's Facebook over facial recognition system

Facebook had declared last year that it would be shutting down its facial recognition system

Read Article

Religious leaders write to Zuckerberg asking for Instagram kids to be scrapped

Instagram halted its plans to roll out a kids' version of the photo-sharing app last September after facing mounting opposition

Read Article

Meta threatens EU to pull Facebook, Instagram on failure to scrap privacy pact

Europe's top court in 2020 scrapped a transatlantic data transfer deal known as the Privacy Shield and relied on by thousands of companies for services ranging from cloud infrastructure to payroll…

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How Facebook is morphing into Meta

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and chief executive of the company formerly known as Facebook, has upended his company ever since he announced in October that he was betting on the so-called…

via The New York Times
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Now, people can send and receive messages from their face through smart glasses

Facebook and iconic eyewear brand Ray-Ban launched their new smart glasses, the latest effort in a tricky, niche market but which the social media giant sees as a step toward its future

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Facebook warns Los Angeles police not to create fake accounts, stop collecting user data

The Los Angles Police Department was reportedly working with a tech company which analysed user data to solve crimes.

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Facebook advertisers promoted false claims about climate change during COP26 summit

It comes after conservative media network Newsmax ran an ad on Facebook that called man-made global warming a 'hoax'

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Watch: Facebook founder Zuckerberg tries to feel objects in virtual reality with haptic glove, VR headset  

In a video, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg looks to feel the objects in virtual reality with the help of a “haptic glove” and VR headset. Zuckerberg tried to experience the new world in the clip…

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Disney wants to become the happiest place in the metaverse

Other big companies, including game-makers Roblox Corp and Epic Games, and software giant Microsoft Corp, are working on their own metaverses. Disney’s plan was notably devoid of specifics, beyond…

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To build the metaverse, Meta first wants to build stores

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, last week renamed his company Meta and laid out a vision for pursuing the metaverse as the next social platform

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'Requires lot of work': Microsoft President Brad Smith downplays metaverse 'hype'

Smith's statement comes a day after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveiled three-dimensional versions in the company's teams app and stepped into the world of metaverse

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella launches 3D avatars, enters metaverse race

Microsoft is going to roll out a collaborative platform for virtual experiences that will combine HoloLens meetings with mixed reality

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should step down, says whistleblower Frances Haugen

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen made the call for Mark Zuckerberg to step down, and said the business will be better off with a leader, who focuses on user safety. The whistleblower…

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Facebook is failing to safeguard users from COVID-19 disinformation: Research

Over the last year, NewsGuard tracked 20 profiles and groups that accumulated over 370,000 followers.

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From FAANG to MANGA: Twitter users speculate future of tech companies

Earlier, the acronym used for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google was FAANG. After Zuckerberg's decision, the acronym has been reshuffled by analysts and financial journalists

Read Article

Meta or Facebook? Twitter users make fun of rebranding of social media platform

As Facebook renamed the social media platform, Twitter users logged in to shower Mark Zuckerberg with their sets of memes and jokes about the new name, 'Meta'

Read Article

Inside the big Facebook leak

Haugen chose a middle path, one that appears to have captured the best of both arrangements, from her perspective, while also foiling Facebook’s attempts to contain the story.

via The New York Times
Read Article

Facebook planning to change its name, announcement likely in a week: Report

The name change is meant to signal the tech giant’s ambition to be known for more than social media and all the ills that entail.

Read Article

From Jeff Bezos to Mark Zuckerberg: List of richest people in the world

Hurun Report today released the Hurun Global Rich List 2021, a ranking of the US Dollar billionaires in the world.

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