So what is “the metaverse”? It sounds like the kind of thing billionaires talk about to earn headlines, like Tesla chief Elon Musk spruiking “pizza joints” on Mars.
Facebook’s cloud games are currently available in the US, Canada and Mexico, and will reach Western and Central Europe by early 2022.
The social network also welcomed top gaming company Ubisoft as a partner and the popular Assassin’s Creed Rebellion has arrived as a cloud-streamed game on Facebook Gaming.
The Parliament on Thursday passed amendments to the so-called News Media Bargaining Code agreed between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.
Facebook’s head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher told Axios that the social network plans to roll out mobile support for hardware security tokens for users in 2021.
Part of the Facebook’s app-focused New Product Experimentation (NPE) team, the app allows users to create short-form music videos by combining up to three independent videos of 15-second timeframe.
The platform being used the most by Indian users who want to keep their identities anonymous are Facebook (76 per cent), YouTube (60 per cent), Instagram (47 per cent) and Twitter (28 per cent), according to the data provided by a global cybersecurity company Kaspersky.
According to a report in The Daily Beast, the Facebook CEO said this during an all-hands meeting “when a Facebook employee asked about how the forthcoming vaccine will affect their return to in-person work”.
Facebook said it has to date banned more than 250 white supremacist organisations and updated its policies to address militia groups and far-right group QAnon.
Researchers have been placed into leagues based on the cumulative quantity of their submissions, scores and signal-to-noise ratio over the last 24 months, the company said in a statement on Friday.
The researchers revealed the critical vulnerability as remote code execution (RCE) that allows an attacker to take over a computer or a server by running arbitrary malicious software (malware).
Parents have slammed Facebook for the change in rules as kids who play the Oculus VR games will soon need to have a Facebook account, reports USA Today.
With growing demand to connect around music on Facebook, the company has introduced music videos in Watch to everyone in the US, India and Thailand.
The move comes after there has been a surge in spread of misinformation around the Covid-19 pandemic and major elections in the US, New Zealand and other countries inch closer.
The Aatmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge selected the best apps from around 7000 entries across India. These were from different categories like gaming, entertainment, business, utilities, social media, fitness, etc.
The issue dates back to 2012 when tax authorities raided its French offices, said the report on Monday.
Zuckerberg argued that TikTok, owned by Chinese unicorn ByteDance, is not committed to freedom of expression and represents a threat to the technological supremacy of the US, the report said on Sunday.
Facebook said that starting from October, everyone using an Oculus device for the first time will need to log in with a Facebook account.
The saffron party is also ready with two plans to block Tharoor’s moves, with the first already set in motion.
Facebook recently introduced Instagram Reels as its answer to TikTok’s popularity, and now it looks to introduce the same feature into Facebook as well.
For example, Facebook found that people overestimate how much time they spent on Facebook by an average of 3.2 hours per day.
Currently, WhatsApp works on a single device and it is not possible to use the account on multiple devices, a most requested demand from the users.
One has to remember that Snap CEO Evan Spiegel famously turned down a $3 billion offer from Facebook to buy his company Snapchat in 2013.
Talking to analysts during an earnings call on Thursday, Zuckerberg said that a lot of people use WhatsApp, especially in India.
The users can turn group video calls in Messenger Room into a Facebook Live broadcast with up to 50 people.