Why you should care about Facebook’s big push into the metaverse

[ad_1] It’s the next big breakthrough in technology. It’s a joke. It’s a marketing strategy. It’s a techno-dystopian nightmare. It’s the metaverse — defined most simply as a virtual world where people can socialize, work, and play — and Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes it is the future of the internet and of his trillion-dollar … Read more

Your Hot Take on Facebook’s Rebrand Says More About You

[ad_2] Oh look, Facebook has decided to change its name. Leave aside the fact that it actually hasn’t (Facebook will still be called Facebook–it’s a corporate rebrand, like with Alphabet/Google), this was the starting pistol for the usual tsunami of sneering from our industry, and a cacophony of cackling from the wider world. Nothing sets … Read more

Meta or meh? Facebook’s new rebrand; Friday’s daily brief

[ad_2] Search Engine Land’s daily brief features daily insights, news, tips, and essential bits of wisdom for today’s search marketer. If you would like to read this before the rest of the internet does, sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox daily. Good morning, Marketers, not gonna lie. My bet was on … Read more

The DeanBeat: Facebook’s ambitions to be the metaverse

[ad_1] Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg‘s decision to change his corporation’s name to Meta yesterday at the Facebook Connect online event was a historic moment. The decision faced heavy criticizism and turned into a meme. Seamus Blackley, co-creator … Read more

Facebook’s Name Change Goes Meta

[ad_2] From Wall Street to Main Street to Capitol Hill, everyone is mad at Facebook. The company has been under fire since a trove of leaked internal documents shed light on its struggles to prevent real-world harm, from political unrest to teen suicides. Everyone has something to say about Facebook, and almost none of it … Read more

Leaked Videos Appear To Offer the First Glimpse Of Facebook’s Oculus Pro – IGN

[ad_1] New leaks from Oculus appear to show a first look at the rumored Oculus Pro VR headset, The Verge reports. Videos and images from the servers of Facebook, which owns Oculus, first leaked to Reddit before being downloaded by The Verge. The videos show CG characters interacting with a new, darker VR headset and … Read more