Meta develops an AI to generate videos from text prompts
Meta has unveiled the logical next step for 'text to image' AI technology: a text-to-video creative AI called Make-A-Video.
September 30, 2022
Meta hits back at Epidemic Sound copyright infringement lawsuit
Earlier this year, production music company Epidemic Sound sued Meta in a $142m copyright infringement lawsuit.
September 28, 2022
Rightsholders play catalogue hokey cokey with Resso and Meta
In, out, in, out, shake it all about! It being your music catalogue if you're a rightsholder wanting to make a point when negotiating...
September 21, 2022
European Commission hints at plans for metaverse regulation
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has published her '2022 State of the Union Letter of Intent' setting out plans for potential regulations ahead.
September 15, 2022
Leak reveals Instagram’s concerns over falling Reels engagement
The report is based on internal research from Meta: a document titled 'Creators x Reels State of the Union 2022' published in August.
September 13, 2022
Irish regulator fines Instagram €405m over children’s privacy
Instagram has been fined €405m ($403.2m) by Irish regulator the Data Protection Commission (DPC) following an investigation.
September 6, 2022
Report: Saregama ditches Meta platforms for YouTube Shorts
Last week, Indian music company Saregama announced a deal to make its catalogue available for use on YouTube Shorts globally.
September 5, 2022
Meta adds Reels features and expands Horizon Worlds rollout
Intensifying competition around short videos is spurring a blizzard of new features across TikTok, Instagram/Facebook, Snapchat and others.
August 17, 2022
WMG posts 7% revenue growth and renews its deal with Meta
Warner Music Group is the latest music company publishing its financial results for the second quarter of 2022 – its fiscal Q3.
August 10, 2022
Meta releases BlenderBot 3 chatbot for ‘in the wild’ tests
It has built and released a chatbot called BlenderBot 3 for people (initially only in the US) to interact with.
August 8, 2022
Meta financials reveal a year-on-year decline in revenues
News that the FTC wants to block its acquisition of music VR app Supernatural wasn't the only piece of bad news for Meta yesterday.
July 28, 2022