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Morgan McKenzie

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Morgan McKenzie

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Meta

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 […]

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 […]

One of the most significant applications of virtual reality and metaverse technology involves education and the prospect of incorporating virtual reality classes. Social media giant Meta is implementing this concept by aiding 10 universities in launching campuses that will be built on metaverse “soil.” As part of its $150 million Immersive Learning Project, Meta (formerly Facebook) […]

Priti Patel has hit out at Facebook’s plans to encrypt direct messages, even as the company is facing criticism in the US for failing to protect the privacy of women seeking abortions. The home secretary has urged Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, as well as WhatsApp, to give up on its intentions to apply […]

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 […]

Natsunokujira/iStock via Getty Images Thesis Summary Meta Platforms, Inc (FB) is down 40% in 2022. The stock plummeted following its latest earnings release, where Zuckerberg seemed less than optimistic about Facebook’s future growth. While Facebook has been a great investment for over a decade, it is now facing more challenges than ever. With that said, […]

– Supporting a programming language at Meta is a very careful and deliberate decision. – We’re sharing our internal programming language guidance that helps our engineers and developers choose the best language for their projects. – Rust is the latest addition to Meta’s list of supported server-side languages. At Meta, we use many different programming […]

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 […]

Facebook-owner Meta has cut plans to hire engineers by at least 30% this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Thursday, as he warned them to brace for a deep economic downturn. “If I had to bet, I’d say that this might be one of the worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history,” Zuckerberg told […]