US-based tech company META has alleged that Facebook stole its name and livelihood after the social media giant company announced that it is rebranding its parent name to Meta.
Meta company founder Nate Skulic said that when Facebook failed to buy them, it aimed to bury
Facebook has announced it will no longer use facial
recognition software to identify faces in photographs and videos.it will delete
more than 1 billion facial recognition templates it has collected over the
There have been growing concerns about the ethics of facial
recognition technology with questions raised over privacy,
Facebook has changed its corporate name to Meta as part of a
The name change, which was announced at the Facebook connect
augment and virtual reality conference Tuesday, reflects the company’s growing
ambitions beyond social media.
What does name change mean?
It is only the parent company name
Facebook announced over $9 billion in quarterly profits on
Monday, hours after a U.S. news collective published a deluge of withering
reports arguing the company prioritizes its growth over people's safety.
The social media giant has been battling a fresh crisis
since former employee Frances Haugen leaked reams of
Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new group name
that focuses on the metaverse.
The name change will be announced next week.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been talking up the
metaverse, a digital world where people can move between different devices and
communicate in a virtual environment,
Facebook has announced plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union over the next five years.
The move is set to help build the so-called metaverse, an
online world where people can game, work and communicate in a virtual
environment, often using virtual reality headsets.
This would be
Facebook has announced new connectivity technologies
targeting to bring one billion people online and enhance its existing
Some of Facebook’s new connectivity technologies include,
investment in improving subsea fiber optic cables and expanding their reach to
better connect more people, use of robotics for faster fiber deployment
World record holder and an eight-time Olympic gold medalist,
Usain Bolt posted a hilarious message on his social media account following a
six-hour long technical hitch at Facebook.
Bolt took it to his Twitter account wondering why his image
had to be used in place of an incident which
Facebook, Instagram and the widely-used
WhatsApp messaging service are gradually returning to normal after an
hours-long global outage that disabled the Facebook-owned social media
platforms for some six hours.
In a post on rival platform Twitter on
Monday evening, Facebook confirmed its apps were coming back online and
apologised to users
Members of Parliament said they will throw out a bill seeking to charge Kenyans for creating social media groups.
The National Assembly’s Committee on Information Communication Technology (ICT) committee chair William Kisang said the Bill is not implementable and will not see the light of the