Zuckerberg

Enter the Zuckerverse? Social media churns with new names for Facebook

Zuckerverse. Timesuck. Faceplant. They’re just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group n...

Facebook

Understanding the “metaverse”?

Facebook, which is under fire from regulators and lawmakers across the world, is planning to rebrand itself with a new name that focuses on the metaverse, well connected tech publi...

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram

The Verge: Facebook plans to change its name

Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, the Verge has reported, citing a source with dir...

Facebook

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook plans to hire some 10,000 new employees across the EU over the next five years, the social media giant has said, to help build the so-called metaverse – a nascent on...

US Senator asks Facebook CEO to retain documents linked to testimony

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to preserve all documents related to testimony last week from company whistleblower France...

Platform News: EduTech

EdTech platform Emeritus raises $650 million from SoftBank, Accel, others

Emeritus, an EdTech platform used by some of the world’s top universities and other educational institutions for online courses, has said it raised $650 million in a funding round ...

Platform News: Social media titan, Facebook

Facebook’s slowdown warning hangs over strong ad sales,

Facebook Inc has said it expects revenue growth to “decelerate significantly,” sending the social media giant’s shares down 3.5% in extended trading even as it re...

Facebook

Facebook sets up new team to work on the ‘metaverse’

Facebook is creating a product team to work on the “metaverse,” a digital world where people can move between different devices and communicate in a virtual environment...

Platform News: Social media titan, Facebook

Facebook expands Shops to WhatsApp, Marketplace in commerce push

Facebook Inc is expanding its “Shops” feature to its messaging app WhatsApp in several countries and to Facebook Marketplace in the United States, the company said on T...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook reveals new features for creators to earn money from e-commerce sales

Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said the company will build new features starting with Instagram for content creators to earn money from recommending products ...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook takes on Clubhouse, unveils upcoming audio products

Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook planned to launch several audio products, including Clubhouse-style live audio rooms and a way for users to find and play podcasts.

Audio Streaming app, Clubhouse

Clubhouse closes new round of funding that would value app at $4 billion

Audio-chat app Clubhouse closed a new Series C round of financing, the company said during its weekly town hall yesterday, without disclosing the amount raised.

Platform News: Social Media Giants, including Facebook, Google and Twitter

American lawmakers fume over Big Tech’s answers on misinformation

In their first appearance before Congress since Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, the chief executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter were asked by lawmakers whether their ...

Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Dorsey called out for trolling Congress during hearing

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey tweeted his frustration with lawmakers’ questions on the social media platform during a hearing about misinformation, leading one member of congre...

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