Monday, January 30, 2023

Meta

WhatsApp now has native standalone app on Windows

Meta-owned WhatsApp’s new app on Windows no longer requires users to link their phones to send, receive, and sync messages.According to The Verge, an update on WhatsApp’s site revealed the refreshed Windows app is out of beta and available...

Now everyone can cross-post Reels from Instagram to FB

With an aim to enhance user experience, Meta-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram has announced that it is rolling out new features and updates to Reels, including cross-posting from Instagram to Facebook.On the microblogging site Twitter, the photo-sharing platform’s head Adam...

Meta to ban political ads in final week for US midterm elections

Meta (formerly Facebook) has announced to disable new political, electoral and social issue ads a week before the voting in US midterm elections in November. Ads that have previously run before the restriction period will be allowed to run during...

Meta, NCW partner Farhan Akhtar’s MARD to boost for women safety online

Meta and the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday partnered with actor Farhan Akhtar's MARD (Men against Rape and Discrimination), to announce the launch of a reporting campaign "Don't Hesitate, Do Report, Stay Safe" to improve the online...

Meta shuts Pakistan hackers targeting Indian officials via honey trapping, malware

Meta (formerly Facebook) has cracked down on a cyber espionage operation linked to state-sponsored bad actors in Pakistan that targeted people in India, including military personnel and government officials, with various methods like honey trapping and infiltrating their devices...

Mark Zuckerberg, Sandberg set to be deposed in Cambridge Analytica lawsuit

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg are set to be deposed in a Cambridge Analytica lawsuit, the media reported. According to a court document, Zuckerberg will have to answer questions for up to six hours, while Sandberg could...

Now anyone can migrate WhatsApp chats from Android to iOS, vice versa

Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has announced that it now allows users to transfer their chat history from Android to iOS and vice versa for all users. On the micro-blogging platform, the company also shared a link that tells how to...

Installation art company Meta sues Facebook over trademark violation

Meta, a small business operating in the immersive and experiential technology industry since 2010, has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for trademark violation, alleging that Mark Zuckerberg's name change violated its established brand. The installation art company said that for...

Meta took down over 27 mn pieces of bad content in India in March

Meta (formerly Facebook) took down 24.6 million pieces of content across 13 policies for Facebook and over 2.7 million pieces of content across 12 policies for Instagram in the month of March, in accordance with the IT Rules 2021. Between...

Meta empowers 1.5 mn nonprofits in Instagram Reels on Earth Day

Meta has announced that people in more than 30 countries can donate and create fundraisers directly in Instagram Reels for more than 1.5 million nonprofits. In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Meta (formerly Facebook) said that it is...