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Meta to start labeling AI-generated images from companies like OpenAI, Google

Meta to detect and label images generated by other companies' artificial intelligence services

Meta surges with record $196 billion gain in stock market value

Meta added $196 billion in stock market value, the biggest one-day gain in Wall Street history

Meta's Sheryl Sandberg to exit board after 12 years

Responding to Sandberg, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he looks forward to "a new chapter together".

Instagram lays off 60 jobs ahead of court hearing

Instagram, owned by Meta, has reportedly terminated 60 technical program manager positions, as revealed by a recent report from ‘The Information’. This decision aims to streamline the company's structure by eliminating a layer of management. The affected employees are granted a two-month period to seek alternative positions within the company. Failure to secure a different role within this timeframe will result in the termination of their employment.

How to edit sent messages in Messenger

Meta has recently rolled out a highly-coveted feature for Messenger, the ability to edit sent messages. With this new update, users can now freely edit any messages they have sent within 15 minutes of sending that message.

Messenger adds default end-to-end encryption

Messenger, the instant messaging app by Meta, is launching end-to-end decryption on all messages and calls by default. With end-to-end encryption, messages and calls can only be seen by the sender and the recipient. Not even Meta will be able to see encrypted messages, as per the company.

Meta unveils new AI-powered creative tools for Facebook and Instagram

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has recently announced two new AI-powered creative tools for Facebook and Instagram users. Built on Emu, Meta's foundational model for image generation, these two tools - Emu Edit and Emu Video - provide users with new ways to edit photos and generate videos using text prompts.

Mark Zuckerberg injured in martial arts training, undergoes knee surgery

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has undergone knee surgery following an injury sustained during his martial arts training. Zuckerberg tore one of his anterior cruciate ligaments, or ACLs while preparing for an upcoming MMA fight scheduled for early next year.

Instagram fuelling youth mental health crisis: US states' lawsuit

Dozens of US states are suing Meta Platforms and its Instagram unit, accusing them of fuelling a youth mental health crisis by making their social media platforms addictive

May 12, 2023
May 12, 2023

Facebook users reportedly encounter 'auto friend request' bug

The glitch appears to occur when one user visits another person's profile, triggering an unsolicited friend request to be sent from the visitor to the profile owner.

May 9, 2023
May 9, 2023

A brief look inside Meta's recent youth safety initiatives

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has announced that in their ongoing effort and commitment to youth safety online, a series of youth safety initiatives to protect young people while using their apps are currently in place and are constantly reinforced.

May 4, 2023
May 4, 2023

Messenger users reportedly lost all media and files

Many individuals have lost all files and media shared through the messaging platform, leaving them without access to important documents, photos, and videos.

April 20, 2023
April 20, 2023

NID should be essential to open Facebook accounts: Telecom Minister

To prevent fake identities and false information from spreading on Facebook, the Minister suggested that Facebook authorities should take effective measures to verify the authentication of Facebook IDs with national IDs or mobile numbers. 

April 6, 2023
April 6, 2023

Meta releases AI model that can identify items within images

Facebook-owner Meta published an artificial intelligence model on Wednesday that can pick out individual objects from within an image, along with a dataset of image annotations that it said was the largest ever of its kind

April 5, 2023
April 5, 2023

Meta introduces fact-checking course in Bangladesh

Meta has recently introduced a free introductory fact-checking course for journalists in Bangladesh as well as in the Asia Pacific region, along with the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) of Poynter Institute.

March 25, 2023
March 25, 2023

7 hidden Facebook features you didn't know about

Aside from the most basic functions such as posting, commenting and reacting, Facebook has a myriad of hidden features that most active users don't know about. Here are some of the more helpful ones. 

March 14, 2023
March 14, 2023

Meta to cut another 10,000 jobs and freeze 5,000 open roles

This comes just four months after the company laid off 11,000 employees in November last year. The first wave of layoffs will affect Meta's recruiting organization, followed by tech roles in April and business roles in May.

March 11, 2023
March 11, 2023

Meta digitally empowering women in Bangladesh

Facebook-parent Meta has been working with partners in Bangladesh to support programs to empower women through economic and digital awareness.

March 9, 2023
March 9, 2023

Meta to fire thousands of employees soon: reports

Meta Platforms Inc., the company behind Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, is reportedly planning on firing thousands of employees in a new round of layoffs that may begin next week.

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