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Meta’s Horizon Venues is now part of its Horizon Worlds

Meta is bringing two of its virtual spaces together: Horizon Venues and Horizon Worlds
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Facebook and TikTok add new ways for users to make money

There is keen interest in how the big social media platforms' systems for sharing money with creators are evolving.
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Facebook audio shakeup: podcasts and Spotify integration go

In April 2021, Facebook signified its intentions to do more with audio. Just over a year later, how's that going?
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Instagram will soon boost ‘original’ content in its app

Instagram boss Adam Mosseri has announced some of the next changes coming to Meta's app, including 'ranking for originality'.
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Apple takes aim at Meta for ‘hypocrisy’ over creator cuts

Meta recently announced the business model for virtual item sales in its Horizon Worlds virtual world: it will take up to 47.5% of the transaction fees.
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Report claims Meta paid for anti-TikTok PR campaign in the US

How worried is Facebook and Instagram’s parent company about TikTok’s growth? Pretty worried, judging by the Washington Post’s latest investigation.
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EU’s Digital Markets Act could focus on €75bn tech firms

The European Union has been working on its Digital Markets Act – the latest legislation attempting to regulate big technology companies – for some time.
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Music NFTs roundup: Instagram plans, OffBeat, SongBits…

How could NFTs make People Who Are Cross About NFTs even crosser? How about if Mark Zuckerberg is touting them for Instagram?
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Meta explores using voice commands to build virtual worlds

Facebook's parent company Meta has been showing off some of the work going on in its research labs around AI and metaverse technologies.
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Facebook Reels go global with more ways for creators to earn

News of Meta's grand ambitions for the Reels feature that began on Instagram, but is now crossing over to its other services - Facebook included.
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300k people are using Meta’s Horizon Worlds and Horizon Venues

A new stat from Meta's chief product officer reveals that, since early December last year, the number of visitors had grown tenfold to 300,000 people.
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Foo Fighters prep Meta gig while Brit Awards head to Roblox

Meta has been holding VR music events for a while now, but we sense a stepping up of its ambitions.