That Was Fast: Meta Drops NFTs on Facebook and Instagram
Arkadiusz Strzala, 14 March 2023, 14:10
NFT has been removed from Meta's list of interests and current work. It will not further develop the technology, and will close support for it on Facebook and Instagram.
Xbox Games on Virtual Screen; Xbox Cloud Gaming to Join Meta Quest Store
Kamil Kleszyk, 12 October 2022, 15:11
The announcement of the Meta Quest Pro goggles wasn't all that yesterday's Meta Connect 2022 event brought, with the announcement that Xbox Cloud Gaming is entering VR. This is the result of a partnership that Microsoft has established with Meta.
Oculus Games Recorded Great Sales on Christmas 2021
Adrian Werner, 31 December 2021, 15:33
This year's Christmas was very successful for VR games. The growth in the category is mainly due to the Oculus platform.
Intel Develops Software to Use LAN Hardware for Metaverse
Arkadiusz Strzala, 15 December 2021, 15:07
Metaverse will require a lot from hardware. Intel takes a step towards this technology and announces the ability to share computing power between devices, including those from competing companies.
More People Watch Streams on Facebook Than on YouTube
Miriam Moszczynska, 29 October 2021, 17:40
According to a Streamlabs report, Facebook Gaming has managed to overtake YouTube Gaming in terms of viewership over the past three months. However, both platforms are far from the streaming king that is Twitch.
Facebook is No More; Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Meta
Miriam Moszczynska, 28 October 2021, 20:40
During today's Facebook Connect presentation, the platform's creator Mark Zuckerberg announced a name change for his social network that clearly references the metaverse.
Mark Zuckerberg has More Problems; Lawsuit Over Cambridge Analytica
Michal Ciezadlik, 21 October 2021, 18:43
The Attorney General of the District of Columbia has decided to include Mark Zuckerberg in the investigation of the Cambridge Analyica scandal. Facebook Inc. CEO was allegedly „personally involved” in decisions related to the company.
GTA 5, LoL and Valorant are the 'Holy Trinity' of Streaming
Jacob Blazewicz, 21 October 2021, 18:02
Twitch and Facebook Gaming viewership is up significantly from last year, thanks to, for example, GTA 5 and New World.
Facebook Plans to Rebrand
Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 October 2021, 14:23
Unconfirmed information has surfaced that Facebook is looking to rebrand. If true, we should know more details soon. It may have something to do with planned expansion into a metaverse.
Facebook Crash; Messenger and Instagram Not Working [UPDATED]
Agnes Adamus, 04 October 2021, 19:31
Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram are down. There was a global crash around 5:30 AM PT that has not been resolved as of yet.
Facebook's VIPs are Allowed More
Arkadiusz Strzala, 14 September 2021, 13:52
Not everyone is equal on Facebook. Slightly different rules apply to famous people, celebrities and politicians. They can post much more than the rest of us.
Corporations Will Introduce Mandatory Vaccinations for Employees
Michal Ciezadlik, 29 July 2021, 14:41
Stationary employees at Google and Facebook will have to get a mandatory vaccination if they want to return to work on the companies' campuses and offices.
Facebook Has a Problem, 4 Million Devices May Cause Skin Irritation
Arkadiusz Strzala, 28 July 2021, 15:38
Owners of Oculus Quest 2 VR goggles are reporting health problems. More than 4 million devices may be affected. What's Facebook's response?
Facebook Has a Problem - Ad Revenue Could Drop as People Don't Want to be Tracked
Arkadiusz Strzala, 15 July 2021, 17:30
Mark Zuckerberg may not be happy with the changes in the new version of iOS. After the June update, Facebook's ad revenue may drop significantly. The reason is the lack of consent of users to track their online activities.
WhatsApp Has a Serious Security Problem
Jacob Blazewicz, 14 April 2021, 21:30
WhatsApp has another problem. This time it's a security vulnerability that enables someone to easily block our access to our account.
Facebook Will Not Warn Users Affected by Data Leak
Evil96, 09 April 2021, 15:15
Facebook has no plans to warn users whose data got leaked online. The website believes it has done everything it can to take care of security.
Facebook's CEO Preferred to Use Signal
, 07 April 2021, 14:52
Mark Zuckerberg, known for not talking much about his private life, takes his privacy seriously. After his phone number was leaked, it was revealed that he registered an account with Signal, a competitor to Facebook-owned WhatsApp.
Walter Isaacson Believes Facebook and Twitter Make Money on Enraging Users
Bart Swiatek, 11 March 2021, 18:29
According to the American writer and biographer Walter Isaacson - author of the biography of Steve Jobs - social media specifically heat up the emotions to make money on them.
Facebook Ad Advertises User Tracking
Arkadiusz Strzala, 01 March 2021, 14:03
Facebook has released an ad video that attempts to warm up the image of ad tracking. It is mainly aimed at Apple device users and related to the introduction of App Tracking Transparency.
Facebook Loses Users in the U.S., but Still Earns a Ton
Konrad Sarzynski, 30 October 2020, 15:50
Facebook published a report for the third quarter of 2020. Despite many controversies surrounding the website, advertising revenue rose by 22% compared to the previous year and the number of active users (daily active users) increased by 12%.
Facebook Reveals Its Own Free Cloud Gaming
Paul Wozniak, 26 October 2020, 20:37
Facebook Gaming now offers a cloud game streaming service. For now, it will offer free productions and there will be no dedicated subscription. Facebook announced that it does not intend to compete with services such as GeForce Now and Google Stadia.
Cancel Your Facebook Account, Lose Your Oculus Games
Bart Swiatek, 26 October 2020, 20:02
After the integration of Facebook and Oculus accounts, if we decide to temporarily shut down or delete the former, we will also lose access to games bought for the latter.
Farmville Leaves Facebook After 11 Years
Paul Musiolik, 28 September 2020, 19:20
11 years after its launch, Farmville disappears from Facebook. The decision was made due to the imminent end of support for Flash.
Oculus Quest 2 Preorder, Prices and Reviews
Arkadiusz Strzala, 17 September 2020, 15:37
Pre-orderss of Oculus Quest 2 have launched. The new version of the VR set made by Facebook is faster, lighter and will be available in October.
Engineer Leaves Facebook Saying the Company Makes Money on Hate
Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 09 September 2020, 15:16
One of Facebook's software engineers decided to give up his job in the company because, in his opinion, the company makes money on hatred and its only goal is profit.
Facebook Sues Dealer of Fake Likes on Instagram
Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 31 August 2020, 15:44
Facebook has taken legal action against a developer selling likes on Instagram.
Apple Blocked Facebook Update
Dameredet, 29 August 2020, 18:47
Facebook has asked Apple to give up the 30% revenue share but has been refused. The company meant to help small businesses.
Facebook Will Earn Less on iOS 14 as Our Data Will be Better Protected
Bart Swiatek, 27 August 2020, 17:59
Facebook reported that the changes that Apple plans to introduce in the iOS 14 operating system could contribute to a very significant decrease in revenues from Audience Network advertising. It may turn out that further offering it on Apple's platform will be pointless.
Facebook is a Threat to Public Health? Specialists Warn
Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 August 2020, 18:22
A lot of information on Facebook can be a health hazard. Avaaz is presenting a report on the increase in harmful content related to the pandemic and medicine in general.
Oculus Rift Will Require Facebook Account
Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 13:44
Facebook plans to integrate the Oculus Rift platform with its social network. From October this year, new VR goggle owners will have to log in to the system using their Facebook account. In January 2023 the Oculus Rift system will be shut down and the only option to log in will be an FB account.
Facebook Sued for Ulawful Collection of Biometric Data
Karol Laska, 13 August 2020, 19:32
The California state court has received serious accusations that Facebook is illegally collecting biometric data of Instagram users.
Reels - Facebook Launches Competition for TikTok
Jacob Blazewicz, 05 August 2020, 22:27
Facebook officially revealed Reels - a new Instagram feature and competition for TikTok. The service is available in over 50 countries.
Facebook and Instagram Will Enable Blocking of Political Ads
Bart Swiatek, 10 July 2020, 13:19
American Facebook and Instagram users have been given the opportunity to block advertising related to politics, elections and social issues.
PlayStation Boycotts Facebook as Part of #StopHateForProfit
Jacob Blazewicz, 03 July 2020, 16:44
Sony Interactive Entertainment has decided to temporarily suspend its PlayStation-related Facebook and Instagram activities. This is another company that has supported #StopHateForProfit in the fight against disinformation and hate speech.
Facebook Acquires Creators of The Order: 1886
Bart Swiatek, 23 June 2020, 10:54
Facebook bought the development studio Ready At Dawn, known for its action adventure game The Order: 1886 and the VR successful title Lone Echo.
Microsoft Pulls the Plug on Mixer
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 June 2020, 21:57
Microsoft ceases further development of the streaming platform Mixer. Users of the service will have to move to Facebook, although not all recognizable streamers can take advantage of this offer.
New Convenient Way to Delete Old Facebook Posts
Smoczy, 03 June 2020, 13:44
Facebook begins releasing a tool to help manage our content. With it, we can, for example, delete our old posts.
Revolt of Facebook Employees
Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 02 June 2020, 12:06
In response to Mark Zuckerberg's assurance that he would not moderate Donald Trump's entries, Facebook employees organized a virtual protest.
Facebook and Google Will Allow for Remote Work Until End of the Year
Kuszu, 11 May 2020, 11:37
Google and Facebook will give their employees a choice and allow home office work until the end of this year. However, if someone has the need, they can work in the office beginning with June or July.
Facebook Doesn't Give up Advertising on WhatsApp
Bart Swiatek, 27 April 2020, 11:11
It seems that Facebook has not abandoned its plans to introduce ads to WhatsApp. The company wants this type of content to be personalised using data obtained on its social website.
Turns out Sensitive Data of 270 Million People are Not Worth Much
Smoczy, 22 April 2020, 16:42
The profiles of millions of Facebook users have leaked to the Dark Web. They could be bought in the form of a list for 500 euros.
Facebook Adds Private Space for Couples and Tournaments for Gamers
Smoczy, 09 April 2020, 14:45
Facebook is increasingly developing its offer for gamers, presenting the tournament wizard. In addition, the App Store has a new communicator for couples.
Facebook Announces New Messenger With Video Calls for Windows and macOS
Laty, 03 April 2020, 12:36
Today, Facebook released the Messenger application for desktops and laptops. The new version of the app is designed to facilitate video contact with family and friends and improve remote working.
Last Week in Gaming – Catch up With all the Important News (March 9-15)
Mathias Zulpo, 16 March 2020, 11:33
Catch up with last week’s news and features to get back into the gaming loop again. From March 9 to March 15, 2020, here’s everything you need to know.
Australia Sues Facebook; Up to 529 Billion Australian Dollars at Stake
Bart Swiatek, 10 March 2020, 13:36
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC), the Australian authority responsible for privacy, has sued Facebook for negligence related to the Cambridge Analytica affair. The lawsuit concerns the disclosure of private information of over 300,000 users, which may result in a fine of nearly 530 billion Australian dollars.
Messenger for iOS Just got Four Times Smaller and Twice as Fast
Bart Swiatek, 03 March 2020, 12:12
Facebook informed that iOS devices have received a new Messenger application. The program was developed under the so-called LightSpeed Project and is four times smaller and twice as fast as the previous version.
Facebook Will Ban Some of the Coronavirus Medicine Ads
Bart Swiatek, 26 February 2020, 14:47
Facebook has announced that it intends to ban several advertisements of COVID-19 coronavirus medicine, which are said to spread fear and play on user emotions. The company does not want the website to be used for disinformation and making money from the commotion associated with this epidemic.
Facebook Will Pay Its Users for Voice Sample Recordings
Bart Swiatek, 21 February 2020, 13:00
Facebook will pay users for voice recordings. The aim of the initiative is to improve speech recognition technology. In the past, the company was caught eavesdropping on customers without their knowledge.
Facebook Lite Gets Dark Mode
Peter Doron, 17 February 2020, 13:39
Facebook implements Dark Mode in subsequent applications. After Messenger and Instagram it was time for Facebook Lite. Seems like dark mode in the base Facebook mobile app is a matter of time.
Bug in Facebook App Switched on the Camera Without User's Knowledge
Bart Swiatek, 13 November 2019, 13:17
In one of the latest versions of the Facebook app for iOS, there was a bug, which in some cases resulted in the camera starting automatically. There is no evidence that the program was recording or taking pictures of something. The error was fixed in yesterday's update.