Saturday, January 22, 2022

Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg, Chan to invest up to $3.4B for science advances

Washington: The company that runs the philanthropy of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is investing up to $3.4 billion to...

Editorial: Mega challenges of metaverse

As the world gears up for the next era of social media evolution — metaverse — an immersive experience that seeks to blur the...

Meta planning physical stores to showcase its products: Report

These devices are gateways to the metaverse, a futuristic digital world where people move from virtual to augmented versions of reality almost seamlessly, the report said.

Facebook, WhatsApp, Insta apps retain name, as parent finds a new one, Meta

Somewhat predictably, Zuckerberg downplayed that this rebranding, the first in Facebook's 17 years of existence, is to divert a barrage of bad PR.

Facebook changes its name to ‘Meta’

Oakland (US): Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company is rebranding itself as Meta in an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the...

Columbia police on a lookout for suspect resembling Mark Zuckerberg

The post shared by the police authorities on their Twitter and Facebook pages - Policía Nacional de los Colombianos - announcing a reward of $3 million has the internet in splits.

Facebook spent Rs 171 cr on Zuckerberg’s security in 2020

"He is synonymous with Facebook, and as a result, negative sentiment regarding our company is directly associated with, and often transferred to, Mr. Zuckerberg," read the statement.

Leaked Facebook data reveals that Mark Zuckerberg uses Signal

Recently, personal data of nearly 53.3 crore Facebook users, including 61 lakh Indians, reemerged online after a hacker posted the details on a digital forum.

Facebook CEO blames Trump, rioters for Capitol attack

"How is it possible for you not to at least admit that Facebook played a leading role in the recruitment, planning and execution of the attack on the capitol?" asked Democratic Representative Mike Doyle.

Zuck, Pichai, Dorsey defend platforms before US hearing

The House Energy and Commerce Committee was set to grill the tech honchos on Thursday over misinformation plaguing their online platforms.

Facebook to label Covid vaccine posts to combat misinformation

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a blog post Monday that labels will contain “credible information” about the vaccines and they will be in English and five other languages, with more languages added in coming weeks

Facebook CEO bets on more realistic digital avatars

Zuckerberg detailed his vision about the next decade in virtual and augmented reality, including future Oculus VR devices.

Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

Google has already struck deals with major Australian news businesses in recent weeks including News Corp and Seven West Media.

Zuckerberg, Pichai, Dorsey to face US misinformation hearing

"Whether it be falsehoods about the Covid-19 vaccine or debunked claims of election fraud, these online platforms have allowed misinformation to spread, intensifying national crises with real-life, grim consequences for public health and safety," Pallone said

Zuckerberg takes on Cook, says Apple ‘biggest competitor’

Stressing that Apple has every incentive to use their dominant platform position to interfere with how our apps and other apps work, Zuckerberg said that the company "increasingly see Apple as one of our biggest competitors".

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