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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.

Mark Zuckerberg wearing a prototype VR headset.

The future of the Meta Quest headsets just leaked out

New reports suggest Meta is working on three mixed-reality headsets and considering a multibillion-dollar investment for smart glasses.
The Quest 3 and Touch Plus controllers appear in Meta's charging dock accessory.

This is the perfect moment to buy a Meta Quest 3 for gaming

an array of 3D generated images made by Meta 3D Gen

Meta’s new AI model can turn text into 3D images in under a minute

Apple showing the different devices that Apple Intelligence works on at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2024.

Apple Intelligence+ could be coming, and it won’t be free

A person wearing the Ray-Ban Meta smartglasses, taking a photo.

Zuckerberg says holographic AR glasses are coming

Twitter app on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 cover screen.

Social media should be treated like cigarettes, says surgeon general

Oculus Rift CV1

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

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

A concept image of someone playing a game in virtual reality.

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

Meta's Quest 4 VR headset could bring an even bigger leap in quality than the popular Quest 3 thanks to generative AI, sharper displays, and a faster chip.
First Encounter is the perfect introduction to mixed reality on Quest 3.

Your Quest 3 just got so much better — for free

Meta has brought big improvements to the Quest 3 VR headset, making mixed reality better than ever and adding a few upgrades to the Quest 2 and Pro as well.
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Are WhatsApp and Facebook down? Here’s what you need to know

Are you having trouble using WhatsApp, Facebook, or other Meta apps. Unfortunately, you aren't alone. Here's everything we know about the ongoing outage.
A series of social media app icons on a colorful smartphone screen.

What does a check mark mean on Facebook Messenger?

Ever wondered what those check mark icons in Facebook Messenger actually mean? In this guide, we'll go over what each of these icons indicate.
A profile shot shows Alan Truly wearing the Meta Quest 3.

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

Meta's Quest 3 matches many, but not all of the features of the Quest Pro. We compare comfort, performance, image quality, mixed reality, and more.
A person wearing Ray-Ban Meta smartglasses.

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

I'm going to try living day-to-day with the Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses instead of my regular non-smart glasses. Here's why, and what I hope to learn.
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.
The Facebook app icon on an iPhone home screen, with other app icons surrounding it.

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.
An Instagram profile on an iPhone.

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.
A smartphone with the Facebook app icon on it all on a white marble background.

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.
A series of social media app icons on a colorful smartphone screen.

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.
Google Pixel Fold in Obsidian with Facebook filled screen after rotating.

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.
WhatsApp logo on a phone held in hand.

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.
I can play in tight quarters with the Quest 3's mixed reality view.

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?
Meta Quest 3 sitting on a display table.

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.