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Meta is building a digital voice assistant for Metaverse push

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces their new name, Meta, during a virtual event in October 2021 in this file photo. (Image credit: AP Photo) Facebook parent company Meta Platforms Inc is building a digital voice assistant to help people interact hands-free with physical devices, such as the company’s Portal video-calling device

Metaverse app allows kids into virtual strip clubs

Some apps in the virtual-reality metaverse are “dangerous by design”, the NSPCC has warned in response to a BBC News investigation. A researcher posing as a 13-year-old girl witnessed grooming, sexual material, racist insults and a rape threat in the virtual-reality world. The children’s charity said it was “shocked and

Meta shares sink 20% as Facebook loses daily users for the first time

Meta’s social networks battle video platforms for users’ time Quarterly loss from metaverse investment totals $3.3 billion   Facebook’s user growth faltered in the latest quarter, the first stagnation in the social network’s history, part of dire earnings that caused Meta Platforms Inc.’s stock to collapse 20% in pre-market trading

Facebook-funded cryptocurrency Diem winds down

Meta’s experiment with cryptocurrency, Diem, is shutting down. The Diem Association, which runs the project, announced the sale of assets of the cryptocurrency venture to Slivergate Capital Corporation for $182million. Launched as Libra in 2019, the project quickly ran into opposition from policy-makers. The association said it became clear from

Facebook Removes 16,000 Accounts for Buying-Selling Fake Reviews.

Britain’s competition watchdog said on Friday social media company Facebook removed 16,000 groups that were selling and buying fake reviews of various products and services, the second time the regulator had to intervene. Facebook has also made further changes for detecting and removing paid content which could mislead users on