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Meta is working on making its offices a little more peaceful

The hybrid workplace is a noisier workplace, at least for Meta. In a bid to make its offices a little more peaceful, the firm has called in the experts.
Mark Zuckurburg introduces Facebook's new name, Meta.

Meta unveils paid verification service for Instagram and Facebook users

Meta is offering Facebook and Instagram users a paid verification service. Similar to Twitter Blue, subscribers will get a blue badge and various perks.
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Meta’s unceremonious Echo VR shutdown is a missed Metaverse opportunity

Echo VR was once Meta's most promising virtual world. Its shutdown is a missed opportunity for its struggling Metaverse.
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Trump allowed to return to Facebook and Instagram

Donald Trump has been allowed by Meta to start posting again on Facebook and Instagram as he eyes a return to the White House.
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The AI expert at Meta has some harsh criticism of ChatGPT

Meta's AI chief reportedly said ChatGPT isn't particularly innovative, and simply builds upon decades-old work while being very well engineered.
Instagram 2022 Recap Reel on an iPhone.

Instagram 2022 recap: how to make your end-of-year Reel

Instagram added a Recap Reel template for users to share their favorite moments from 2022. Here's how to access it.
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Are your Instagram comments not showing up? You’re not alone

Comments aren't showing up for some Instagram users. Here's everything we know about the issue and if it's going to be fixed.
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Major tax services are sending your data to Meta and Google

A new report claims Meta and Google are being sent your tax filing information, including names, amounts along with ad tracking data, a serious privacy breach.
Two phones on a table next to each other. One is showing the WhatsApp logo, and the other is running the WhatsApp application.

You’ll soon be able to use WhatsApp on more than one phone

WhatsApp is preparing to add a much-requested feature with multidevice support and companion mode.
Series of four mobile screenshots showing the selling of collectibles on Instagram.

Instagram to soon let creators make NFTs and sell them to fans

Meta has announced a number of new features for creators on its social media platforms, including one that lets creators make and sell NFTs on Instagram.
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Some Quest Pro early adopters are shipping it back to Meta

The Meta Quest Pro might prove to be a love-it-or-hate-it VR headset as some early adopters have been disappointed enough to ship it back for a refund.
A model poses with a Meta Quest Pro over a colorful background.

Meta just quietly announced when the Quest 3 will launch

Meta is planning to launch the third-generation consumer VR Quest headset sometime next year, the company confirmed during its Q3 2022 earnings call.
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Instagram and Facebook down? You’re not alone

Having trouble using Instagram and Facebook this morning? You're not alone. As of October 27, it looks like both sites are having issues.
Meta gave an example of what you can see when wearing a Quest Pro.

Are Quest Pro’s virtual screens actually better than real monitors?

The first impressions of using the Quest Pro's virtual screens indicate some impressive results.
A smartphone with the Facebook app icon on it all on a white marble background.

Reels are about to show up in yet another Facebook feature

Meta is still pushing Reels but it's also developing other features to bolster its platforms' other products like Facebook Groups and Events.
A Meta Connect 2022 screenshot showing Mark Zuckerberg avatar.

Big Tech’s vision for the metaverse is weak. Here’s what it needs

Big Tech's vision for the metaverse is falling flat, so in the spirit of constructive criticism, we put our heads together and came up with some suggestions
Meta Quest Pro enables 3D modeling in mixed reality.

Don’t buy the Meta Quest Pro for gaming. It’s a metaverse headset first

Meta has made it clear that the Quest Pro isn't a device that casual video game fans need to pick up.
Facebook logo appears with a hooded figure over a cracked blue background.

This new malware is targeting Facebook accounts – make sure yours is safe

Ducktail malware started as a threat to only Facebook Business accounts, but now everyone is in danger. Here's what you need to know to protect your account.
A silhouetted person holds a smartphone displaying the Facebook logo. They are standing in front of a sign showing the Meta logo.

What is a Facebook Pixel? Meta’s tracking tool, explained

Thinking about getting a Facebook Pixel? In this guide, we'll go over what it is and whether or not it's worth it.
This is the view from within a Meta Quest Pro when using a physical keyboard.

No, the Quest Pro can’t really replace your laptop — at least, not yet

Meta's Quest Pro is a standalone VR headset made for productivity -- and it is very good. But it isn't advanced enough to completely replace your laptop.
Meta gave an example of what you can see when wearing a Quest Pro.

How long does the Quest Pro battery really last? Here’s Meta’s answer

There seems to be confusion about how long the Quest Pro's battery lasts, with reports ranging from one to five hours, so we asked Meta, and here's the answer.
Mark Zuckerberg's avatar with legs in black jeans

Legs are coming to Zuckerberg’s metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg announced avatars will soon include legs in Horizon Worlds, using the built-in Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro tracking technology.
A Meta Connect 2022 screenshot showing Mark Zuckerberg avatar.

Meta plans to bring Avatars to Reels and video chat

Meta plans to bring its Horizon social VR avatars to Reels and to video chats in Messenger and WhatsApp.
The meta quest 2 active pack announcement

VR fitness gets less sweaty with Meta Quest 2 Active Pack and Fitness API

Meta has new tools coming to help you work out. Meta announced the Meta Quest 2 Active Pack and Fitness API today during Meta Connect. 
Meta Quest Pro is held by Mark Zuckerberg.

The Quest Pro officially lands, ready to power the office of the metaverse

Meta Quest Pro is a VR headset meant for professionals packing big upgrades compared to previous model. But is it enough to inspire you to work in VR?
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Meta brings Horizon Worlds to the web, expanding beyond VR

Meta plans to bring Horizon Worlds to the web as part of its focus on building it as the next social platform.
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Meta Connect 2022: Quest Pro, avatars with legs, and more

A year since Facebook became Meta, the company is back to launch the Quest Pro and continue its pursuit of the metaverse.
Meta's simulation of the view from a next generation VR headset.

Why I’m ready to work in VR and embrace the office of the metaverse

Meta's Quest Pro headset launches tomorrow, and here's why I'm already ready to spend more time in VR and enjoy a paradigm shift in computing.
Meta shows Quest Pro's color passthrough camera.

Meta accidentally shows Quest Pro‘s impressive color passthrough camera

Meta just leaked screenshots of the Quest Pro ahead of the Meta Connect event, revealing a greatly improved view from the color passthrough camera.
Social media mobile apps on a smartphone screen, all on a textured gray fabric background.

Meta found over 400 mobile apps ‘designed to steal’ Facebook logins

Meta has published a report detailing its discovery of over 400 mobile apps that were created to steal Facebook users' login information.
An inside view of the Quest 2 and its foam facial interface.

The Meta Quest 3 may be twice as powerful as Quest 2

The Quest 3 will be twice as powerful as the Quest 2 if leaks are to be believed. Here's everything we know about Qualcomm and Meta's latest VR headset.
A smartphone with the Facebook app icon on it all on a white marble background.

Facebook’s new controls offer more customization of your Feed

Facebook is working on new Feed customization options, but it still plans to keep recommending posts to you.
Instagram app on the Google Play Store on an Android smartphone.

Get ready: there could be more ads in Instagram’s future

Meta is apparently experimenting with adding new types of ads on Instagram.
A video created via AI, featuring a creature typing in a hat.

Meta made DALL-E for video, and it’s both creepy and amazing

Meta created an AI that can turn your typed words into videos, and it's both creepy and cool.