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
May 9, 2022
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.
May 5, 2022
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?
May 4, 2022
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'.
April 21, 2022
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.
April 19, 2022
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.
March 31, 2022
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.
March 24, 2022
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?
March 16, 2022
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.
February 24, 2022
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.
February 23, 2022
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.
February 21, 2022