A new generation of social media services that brings real-time communication to AR, VR and other platforms, complete with varying degrees of embodied presence (in the future, we’ll all be avatars). Re-christening itself Meta Platforms Inc.
The metaverse heightens our challenges. Issues such as personal privacy, marketplace competition, and misinformation only become greater due to the interconnectedness of that phenomenon.
Facebook has set a new record in corporate contradiction this week, with back-to-back blog posts about Instagram‘s impact on kids.
Facebook is adding fantasy sports-like prediction games that will let users guess what’s going to happen in sports, TV shows, and pop culture.
The company is rolling out a virtual reality videoconference app as part of its metaverse future.
Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a Metaverse company. But what does he mean by that?
By the time thousands of rioters stormed the US Capitol in January, organized in part on Facebook it was clear from my conversations that the responsible AI team had failed to make headway against misinformation and hate speech.
This is Facebook intentionally pulling one of the huge levers of power it has developed to deliberately influence the way free information functions and flows in a sovereign democracy.
Facebook is doing four things to crack down on misinformation about Covid-19 and vaccinations in general, following consultation with the WHO.
Creator-economy platforms like Patreon, Substack and OnlyFans are built around content makers who are paid. It’s a contrast to platforms like Facebook that are mostly powered by everyday users’ unpaid posts and interactions.
Facebook is making most of its open roles in the United States available for remote recruiting and hiring. And later this year, many of Facebook’s 48,000 employees around the world will be able to request a switch to remote work. Facebook could be a largely remote workforce.