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Facebook’s troubled cryptocurrency project will likely end

More than two years after it was first announced, the Facebook-sponsored cryptocurrency formerly known as Libra appears to be coming to an end. The Diem Association set up by Facebook to manage the digital token is exploring a sale of its assets after meeting resistance by regulators who opposed the initiative, according to a new…

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How to enable Facebook’s dark mode on iPhone

nikkimeel/Shutterstock.comFacebook’s dark mode on iPhone turns your entire social media experience dark, giving profiles, pages, newsfeeds, and everything else a sleek, mysterious appearance. Here’s how to enable (and disable) dark mode. RELATED: How to Enable Dark Mode on Facebook Desktop Activate Dark Mode in Facebook on iPhone To turn on Facebook’s dark mode on your…

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Facebook’s video speed-dating service is shutting down January 20th

Facebook’s New Product Experimentation (NPE) team is often quick to abandon apps that don’t find traction, and a video speed-dating service it has tested over the last nine months is next for the chopping block. The company told Sparked users the experiment will shut down on January 20th. “We started building Sparked in late 2020…

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Facebook’s Working on a Universal Translation Engine that Can Understand 128 Different Languages

You know those futuristic translator devices that they have in sci-fi movies, which enables characters from entirely different universes to converse, in real time, without the need for any prior knowledge of the local tongue? That could soon be a reality, with Facebook’s AI research team today unveiling their latest work on an improved language…

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Facebook’s Ridiculous New Ad Reveals Its Vision of the Metaverse. It’s Everything Wrong with the Company

If you’re Facebook, and the grand vision for your company is that people will spend hours a day wearing headsets, living and working in virtual reality, you’re going to need some headsets to sell to them. Arguably the best headset–for consumers, at least–is the Oculus Quest 2, made by Facebook. Well, technically it’s made by Meta,…

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Why Facebook’s Metaverse Is A Privacy Nightmare

A metaverse largely run by Facebook—sorry, Meta—doesn’t sound like fun to me. With Facebook’s ambitions to create hardware and other technology for the so-called metaverse, it means more sensors in people’s homes, collecting vast amounts of data. You’re then trusting Facebook to keep data private. At a time when many are moving to delete Facebook—or at least reduce…

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Why Facebook’s Metaverse Is A Privacy Nightmare

A metaverse largely run by Facebook—sorry, Meta—doesn’t sound like fun to me. With Facebook’s ambitions to create hardware and other technology for the so-called metaverse, it means more sensors in people’s homes, collecting vast amounts of data. You’re then trusting Facebook to keep data private. At a time when many are moving to delete Facebook—or at least reduce…

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Facebook’s Rebrand Has a Fundamental Problem

Facebook’s decision to rebrand is an ill-timed move but not for the reason you might think. The author argues that the real problem is that Facebook is re-branding before its vision is a reality. Right now, social media remains the core of the company’s operations and revenues. By adopting a brand name that is based…

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Meta shutters Facebook’s facial recognition system

Receive free Facebook Inc updatesWe’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Facebook Inc news every morning. Facebook will shutter its facial recognition system and delete data collected from 1bn users that has been used to identify them in photos posted on the platform, citing growing regulatory scrutiny of the field.…

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Facebook’s Name Change Goes Meta

From Wall Street to Main Street to Capitol Hill, everyone is mad at Facebook. The company has been under fire since a trove of leaked internal documents shed light on its struggles to prevent real-world harm, from political unrest to teen suicides. Everyone has something to say about Facebook, and almost none of it is…