Meta is holding its annual ‘Connect’ conference this week, focusing on all things metaverse. Not to mention a Snoop Dogg AI.
Talking of virtual worlds… Meta has announced that its Horizon Worlds is expanding beyond VR headsets to web and mobile.
As Elon Musk is finding out, persuading people to pay to use a big social-media platform is hard work.
“Meta welcomes the principles of transparency, accountability and user empowerment at the heart of the DSA,” blogged Meta’s Nick Clegg.
Indian music company Tips Industries has not renewed its licensing deal with Meta, according to chairman and managing director Kumar Taurani.
Instagram is expanding its music features, with users now able to add tracks from its licensed library to their carousel ‘grid posts’.
Earlier this year, Meta released MusicGen, a musical AI model that could use text prompts to create 12-second samples.
“Reels plays exceed 200 billion per day across Facebook and Instagram, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told analysts during Meta’s earnings call.
Meta has announced some notable changes to the way videos are created and found on Facebook, including renaming its ‘Watch’ tab.
Roblox is launching an open beta for the Meta Quest headsets in the coming weeks, marking its expansion into the world of VR.
The latest front in the legal debates around generative AI is a pair of copyright infringement lawsuits filed by three authors in the US.
The European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) sets new rules for digital services that are considered to be ‘gatekeepers’.