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The latest Facebook news and guides, all in one place. Navigating one of the largest social media networks and keeping up with everything Mark Zuckerberg up to is no easy task, but Digital Trends offers in-depth coverage to help keep you informed. Here’s everything you need to know about Facebook.

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The creator of the Oculus Rift is working on a mysterious new VR headset

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is working on a new VR headset, and the VR industry is excited about what this innovator will create.
A profile shot shows Alan Truly wearing the Meta Quest 3.

How to cast Meta Quest 3 to a TV

Meta AI on mobile and desktop web interface.

Why Llama 3 is changing everything in the world of AI

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How to download a video from Facebook

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Meta has a bold new strategy for VR

Meta AI on mobile and desktop web interface.

Meta’s ChatGPT killer is taking over your favorite apps

The Quest Pro has great hand-tracking capabilities.

Meta Quest 4: Here’s what we want from the next big VR headset

First Encounter is the perfect introduction to mixed reality on Quest 3.

Your Quest 3 just got so much better — for free

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Are WhatsApp and Facebook down? Here’s what you need to know

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What does a check mark mean on Facebook Messenger?

A profile shot shows Alan Truly wearing the Meta Quest 3.

Meta Quest 3 vs. Quest Pro: Which is right for you?

A person wearing Ray-Ban Meta smartglasses.

I’m replacing my normal glasses with smart glasses. Here’s why

A verified account on Instagram Threads.

How to get verified on Instagram Threads

Instagram Threads gives you the option of verifying your account for a fee. For $14.99 a month you can get a blue badge on your Instagram Threads profile.
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Are Facebook and Instagram still down? Here’s what we know

Are you having trouble using Facebook and Instagram today? You aren't alone! Here's what you need to know about the big outage on March 5.
The Oculus Quest 2 in use.

Meta will delete your Quest account (and games) unless you update soon

Your VR games are at risk! Here’s what you need to know about switching from Oculus to a Meta account before it's too late.
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I paid Meta to ‘verify’ me — here’s what actually happened

Meta — the parent company of Facebook and Instagram — charges $15 to verify your account. I wanted to see if it was worth it.
Mark Zuckerberg discussing the Quest 3 and Vision Pro.

The gloves are off as The Zuck lays into Apple’s Vision Pro

Surprise, surprise ... After trying Apple's new Vision Pro, Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg says he thinks his company's Quest 3 'is the better product, period.'

The 5 best websites like Craigslist in 2024

A wide variety of alternatives to Craigslist are available -- some even have modern, easier-to-use interfaces. Check out our favorite websites like Craigslist.
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How to set your Facebook Feed to show most recent posts

Facebook's Feed button allows you to see a list of chronologically sorted posts. Here's where to find and use it.
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How to create multiple profiles on a Facebook account

Facebook now lets you create multiple profiles for one Facebook account. Here's how to create a new profile.
Instagram Threads app.

X rival Threads could be about to get millions of more users

Threads – Meta’s rival to X, formerly Twitter – is hoping to get a big boost after launching in the EU, a market with nearly half a billion people.
A player battles a four-legged beast in Asgard's Wrath 2.

Asgard’s Wrath 2 is a grand finale and new beginning for VR gaming

With the impressive Asgard's Wrath 2, Meta proves that VR games can be just as enormous and content rich as anything else.
The viral Facebook algorithm bypass post is nonsense.

Is the Facebook algorithm bypass a scam? Or is it a hack?

No, you can't bypass the Facebook algorithm by copying and pasting a post. Not then, not now. It's just not how things work.
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How to delete or deactivate your Facebook account

Whether you want to be free of Facebook forever or just need a break from it, we've got you covered. Here's how to delete or deactivate your Facebook account.
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WhatsApp used to be one of my favorite apps. Now, I can’t stand it

After starting out as a hub of meaningful conversations, WhatsApp has now devolved into a digital billboard filled with spam messages and unnecessary features.
The ticket showing when you joined the Threads social media service.

How to find your Threads ticket to show when you joined

The Threads social network has somewhere around 100 million users, and many of them are posting screenshots of the ticket that shows when they joined up.
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Meta Quest 3 is here, but is the Quest 2 still worth buying?

Meta's Quest 3 has arrived with improved performance and mixed reality, but the Quest 2 costs less and has the same games, so which is right for you?
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How to preorder the Meta Quest 3

Meta's Quest 3 is arriving soon. Here's how to secure your Meta Quest 3 preorder to make sure you can use the headset on release day.
Alan Truly works out with the Quest 3 in Les Mills Body Combat.

Meta Quest 3 review: the VR headset you’ve been waiting for

Meta's Quest 3 costs $200 more than the Quest 2. How much have performance, graphics, mixed-reality, and comfort improved and is it worth the price?
A silhouetted person holds a smartphone displaying the Facebook logo. They are standing in front of a sign showing the Meta logo.

Meta pays big bucks to end office lease that still had 18 years left

The move is a sign of the times, with tech giants and other large companies responding to the popularity of remote working since the pandemic.
Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses in Headline style are worn by a model.

Meta’s AI smart glasses collection can live stream video — but they’re missing a big feature

Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses feature 12MP cameras that can live stream directly to Instagram and Facebook, and respond to voice commands.
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Facebook’s rebrand isn’t quite as drastic as Twitter’s

Facebook owner Meta has unveiled a new logo and some other design changes for the social network, though the new look is much like the old one.
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Meta is reportedly working on a GPT-4 rival, and it could have dire consequences

AI and Facebook are two of today’s most scandal-prone topics, but they’re reportedly combining to make what could be the most powerful AI in the world.
The login screen for the Threads desktop website.

How to use Meta Threads on the web

Meta's newest social media platform, Threads, is now available on the web. Here's how to access it, what to expect, and how to use it.