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Meta Plans “Zuck Bucks” for Facebook, Instagram Users

Mark Zuckerberg is looking to develop virtual coins, nicknamed “Zuck bucks” by staff for users of Facebook and Instagram. Facebook’s parent group, Meta, is looking to develop a range of virtual products – including digital tokens and “creator coins” –...

How the Metaverse Will Transform the Future of Work

The frenzy surrounding the metaverse may make the term seem like the latest trendy tech buzzword. But the term actually goes far back into theories of how reality will be affected by the internet. Ever since science fiction writer Neal...

Meta Threatens to Take Down Facebook and Instagram in Europe

Meta might just take social media sites Facebook and Instagram off the market for its European users. Regulators from the continent are currently deciding how to regulate the way data travels from Europe to North America since the last such...

Facebook in Trouble: Declining Users and $230 Billion Stock Crash

Facebook's parent company Meta's market value crashed on Thursday, falling over 25%. This was the company's worst trading session in history and a dramatic sign of a sea change across social media that has seen a massive amount of Facebook...

Meta, Facebook’s Parent Company, in Talks to Acquire Two Greek Startups

The Facebook parent company, Meta Platforms, is reportedly in advanced discussions for acquiring two Greek startups, it emerged on Tuesday. According to reports, discussions are at an advanced stage for the acquisition of Accusonus, Inc, a Greek startup company that...

Meta Says its New AI Supercomputer Will be Fastest in the World

Meta says that its new AI supercomputer project is underway and that it will be the fastest technology of its kind before the end of 2022. The AI Research SuperCluster (RSC) is set for completion by mid-2022 and the tech...

Hotel Heiress Paris Hilton Starts Metaverse Business on Roblox

Hotel heiress and reality television star Paris Hilton launched her own metaverse business on Roblox on Tuesday. Hilton is parlaying her success as a celebrity DJ and party host, a role that regularly fetches her $1 million dollars a night...

Zuckerberg Uses Greek Word “Meta” to Rebrand Facebook

"Meta" is not only a Greek word that is overused in technology; it's now also the word chosen by Mark Zuckerberg, in his attempt to rebrand Facebook's bruised image. The word is used in speaking about internet data ("metadata")...

Varoufakis Claims Zuckerberg Stole “Meta” Name for Facebook

Yanis Varoufakis, the former finance minister of Greece, accused Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg of stealing the word "Meta" from a left-wing think-tank. Posting on Twitter, Varoufakis said: "Hands off our mέta, our Centre for Postcapitalist Civilisation, Mr Zuckerberg. You, and your...

Facebook “Meta” Name Change Brings Backlash

Facebook's announcement of its new name "Meta" on Thursday has already brought widespread backlash across social media. The social media Goliath debuted its new corporate name during the company's annual Connect Conference. CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared in a video livestreamed...