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Morgan McKenzie

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Morgan McKenzie

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Facebook parent Meta appears to be more concerned with avoiding “provoking” VIPs than balancing tricky questions of free speech and safety, its oversight board said. Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images Facebook parent Meta appears to be more concerned with avoiding “provoking” VIPs than balancing tricky questions […]

Meta announced on Thursday that it’s giving everyone in the US the ability to share “digital collectibles” (read: NFTs under a new name that social media execs think is more appealing) on Facebook and Instagram. Sharing on the latter platform is also available in over 100 other countries. The feature, which was limited to select […]

Facebook parent company Meta announced this week during its latest Meta Connect event that it’s now acquired three studios which are now part of the Oculus Studios team. Those three studios are Camouflaj, Twisted Pixel, and Armature Studio, developers that people may recognize for their projects in and out of virtual reality including work on […]

What’s happening Meta created a new AI system that can create videos from text prompts. Why it matters Meta’s research into AI technology that can create new content could make it easier for creators and artists to make videos. Still, there are also concerns that these tools could be abused. In one video, a dog […]

A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the invasion of Ukraine, Meta revealed Tuesday. The company, which owns Facebook and Instagram, said it identified and disabled the operation before it was able to gain […]

Javier Olivan is a Facebook veteran tapped to replace Sheryl Sandberg as COO. He’s received big grants of stock units, which make up a majority of executive pay at Facebook.  Olivan’s full compensation agreement has not yet been disclosed. Facebook’s new chief operating officer has officially taken over from Sheryl Sandberg and he appears all […]

Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook changes its name and becomes Meta. (Photo illustration by … [+] Chesnot/Getty Images) Getty Images Facebook and its parent company Meta Platforms have not lost their mojo. They have simply grown to the point where the advertising cycle dominates company revenues. That’s the cause of their recent revenue decline and the […]

On Thursday, July 28, Meta, Holder Construction, and local trade partners celebrated the second “Hardhat in Hand” graduating class along with Senator Brian Strickland. Hardhat in Hand is an eight-week, hands-on training program aimed at expanding the local skilled trades talent pipeline, increase diversity in the construction industry, and provide a path to reliable, well-paid […]

Tech giants Meta Platforms Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are cutting back on planned office expansions in New York. (Bloomberg) — Tech giants Meta Platforms Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are cutting back on planned office expansions in New York. Facebook’s parent company Meta has decided against taking an additional 300,000 square feet (27,870 square meters) of […]