WhatsApp gets revamped interface, new colors, icons, and better dark mode

Meta has unveiled a series of updates for WhatsApp, aiming to give the platform a fresh, approachable, and simple look. These changes mark the first major overhaul since 2021. Continue reading “WhatsApp gets revamped interface, new colors, icons, and better dark mode”

Meta unveils AI Image and Text generation tools for business

Meta has introduced advanced generative AI features tailored for advertisers, aiming to support businesses in their growth endeavors. These features offer comprehensive image and text generation capabilities to aid advertisers at every stage of their journey. Continue reading “Meta unveils AI Image and Text generation tools for business”

Instagram gets four new sticker packs for Stories

Meta has introduced new sticker packs for Instagram Stories, offering fresh ways to connect with your friends over your interests. These stickers include: Continue reading “Instagram gets four new sticker packs for Stories”

Meta unveils ‘Meta Horizon OS’ open app platform for mixed reality

Meta has introduced Meta Horizon OS, a mixed reality operating system powering Meta Quest headsets. Continue reading “Meta unveils ‘Meta Horizon OS’ open app platform for mixed reality”

Meta AI powered by Llama 3 now available across its apps

Meta has unveiled the launch of ‘Meta AI,’ powered by Meta Llama 3. This new AI assistant is touted as the smartest one yet and is now accessible in multiple countries through Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger. Continue reading “Meta AI powered by Llama 3 now available across its apps”

Instagram gets nudity protection in DMs to combat sextortion

Meta has introduced new tools on Instagram to fight against sextortion and intimate image abuse. To develop these tools, Meta has collaborated with experts who have experience in combatting these crimes. Continue reading “Instagram gets nudity protection in DMs to combat sextortion”

Instagram adds Editing, Pinning, and Theme options to Direct Messages

Meta today has announced new features for Instagram DMs, making it easier to connect, express yourself, and manage your inbox. Here’s what’s new: Continue reading “Instagram adds Editing, Pinning, and Theme options to Direct Messages”

LG and Meta strengthen collaboration for XR Business expansion

LG Electronics is strengthening its partnership with Meta Platforms to boost its efforts in extended reality (XR). The goal is to blend their strengths in products, content, services, and platforms to push innovation in customer experiences within the growing virtual realm. Continue reading “LG and Meta strengthen collaboration for XR Business expansion”

Meta launches WhatsApp helpline tool to combat misinformation

Meta has announced a new collaboration with the Misinformation Combat Alliance (MCA) to introduce a fact-checking helpline on WhatsApp. This initiative aims to counter the rise of misleading content, particularly deepfakes, which can deceive people about important public matters. Continue reading “Meta launches WhatsApp helpline tool to combat misinformation”

Meta expands ‘Take It Down’ to more countries with new tools to combat sextortion

Meta today announced new measures to combat online exploitation for Safer Internet Day this year. These efforts aim to empower teens, parents, and educators, raise awareness, and provide resources to prevent sextortion. Continue reading “Meta expands ‘Take It Down’ to more countries with new tools to combat sextortion”

Meta to Label AI-generated images on Facebook, Instagram, and Threads

Meta today announced its collaboration with industry partners to establish common technical standards for recognizing AI-generated content, encompassing both video and audio formats. Continue reading “Meta to Label AI-generated images on Facebook, Instagram, and Threads”

Xbox Cloud Gaming Beta app is now available for Meta Quest devices

Microsoft has announced that the Xbox Cloud Gaming Beta app is now available for Meta Quest devices (Meta Quest 2, 3, or Pro headset users), opening up new gaming possibilities and allowing them to stream games without the need for a console or TV. Continue reading “Xbox Cloud Gaming Beta app is now available for Meta Quest devices”

Instagram gets Reels download feature for public accounts

Instagram, owned by Meta, has introduced a new feature allowing users to download Reels from public accounts. This feature enables users to save Reels to their camera roll, but it’s important to note a few details. Continue reading “Instagram gets Reels download feature for public accounts”

Instagram gets improvements to reels, feed photos, and more

Meta-owned Instagram has announced several upgrades to enhance the user experience across various content formats. These improvements cover Reels, feed photos, carousels, and stories, along with additional insights for content performance evaluation. Continue reading “Instagram gets improvements to reels, feed photos, and more”

Meta launches ad-free subscription plans for Facebook, Instagram in Europe

Meta has introduced a new subscription option in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland to adhere to evolving regulations in the region. Continue reading “Meta launches ad-free subscription plans for Facebook, Instagram in Europe”