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The Head of Instagram Agrees To Testify as Congress Probes the App's Effects on Young People

Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, has agreed for the first time to testify before Congress, as bipartisan anger mounts over harms to young people from the app. From a report: Mr. Mosseri is expected to appear before a Senate panel during the week of Dec. 6 as part of a series of hearings on protecting children online, said Senator Richard Blumenthal, who will lead the hearing. Mr. Mosseri's appearance follows hearings this year with Antigone Davis, the global head of safety for Meta, the pare...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Senate, Tech, Connecticut, Davis, Meta, Zuckerberg, Richard Blumenthal, Blumenthal, Instagram and Facebook, Commerce Committee, Antigone Davis, Adam Mosseri


Trump says Mark Zuckerberg 'would often come to the White House trying to get goodies — he didn't do too well'

Former President Donald Trump and Meta CEO Mark ZuckerbergAlex Wong/Getty Images Trump took a swipe at Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday. In a Fox News interview with Sean Hannity, Trump lamented "big tech." "He would often come to the White House trying to get goodies — he didn't do too well," Trump said of Zuckerberg. In a meandering interview with Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity on Tuesday night, former President Donald Trump mocked Facebook founder and Meta CEO Mark Zucke...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, White House, Trends, Fox News, Meta, Donald Trump, Zuckerberg, Trump, Sean Hannity, Sean Hannity Trump, Jake Lahut, Kyle Rittenhouse, Mark ZuckerbergAlex Wong Getty Images Trump


Meta Delays Encrypted Messages on Facebook and Instagram To 2023

The owner of Facebook and Instagram is delaying plans to encrypt users' messages until 2023 amid warnings from child safety campaigners that its proposals would shield abusers from detection. From a report: Mark Zuckerberg's social media empire has been under pressure to abandon its encryption plans, which the UK home secretary, Priti Patel, has described as "simply not acceptable." The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has said private messaging is the "frontlin...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Instagram, Tech, Meta, Sunday Telegraph, Zuckerberg, Facebook And Instagram, Priti Patel, Antigone Davis


Here's what 14 top executives are saying about the 'metaverse'

Getty Images Tech leaders are increasingly using the vague term "metaverse" in earnings calls with investors.  Many are following the lead of Meta, who announced it would be focusing on building the metaverse. Executives had different expectations for what the "metaverse" will be when questioned in earnings calls. The "metaverse" has become a hot topic for executives, analysts, and investors alike, being mentioned in the earnings calls of more than 15 companies in the past few months alone. A...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Disney, Trends, Read, Innovation, Meta, Morgan Stanley, Sap, Blockchain, Zuckerberg, Walt Disney Co


Inside Mark Zuckerberg's 1,380-acre oceanfront Kauaʻi estate

Welcome back to Insider Weekly! I'm Matt Turner, the editor-in-chief of business at Insider.You might know a little about Mark Zuckerberg's Hawaiʻi estate thanks to the videos the Facebook cofounder has posted of himself shooting arrows and throwing spears there. Or maybe you remember the famous sunscreen-clad hydrofoil surfing session nearby.But as Tyler Sonnemaker reported this week, there's more to the story of Zuckerberg's nearly 1,400-acre Kauaʻi estate than your typical tro...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Texas, Microsoft, Newsletter, Trends, Hawaii, Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, Elizabeth Holmes, Zuckerberg, Mckinsey, Jpmorgan, Democratic Party


Understanding the different stock types is important when choosing which to include in your portfolio

When it comes to a company’s stock, not all shares are not created equal.fizkes/Getty The main stock types are common and preferred, each of which has benefits and drawbacks. Common stocks typically come with voting rights, while preferred stocks guarantee dividends. Stocks are also further classified by characteristics like industry, market value, growth potential, and volatility. Visit Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories. When researching stocks, you'll often run ...
Tags: Personal Finance, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Meta, Stock, Zuckerberg, Assets, Morningstar, Weiss, Brownell, Kensington Maryland, Zuckerburg, Defensive, Global Industry Classification Standard, Investing Strategy


Green Bay Packers Stock Scam

I came across this interesting news item the other day . I vaguely remember reading years ago that residents of Green Bay own the team. I’m a New England Patriots fan, but whenever they get eliminated, I gravitate to a team in the NFC. The Patriots haven’t been eliminated often in recent years, but when they have, I found that Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers are the closest matches to the team. Green Bay is doing its best to lose me as a fair-weather fan. It started with the misinformation of...
Tags: Marketing, NFL, Scams, Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, Nfc, Zuckerberg, Green Bay, Packers, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, Favre, Green Bay Packers Stock Scam


United States: Caden, Shechtman & Zuckerberg Named Among Lawdragon 500's Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers 2022 List - Pryor Cashman LLP

Pryor Cashman celebrates the recognition of three of our own named top corporate employment lawyers in the U.S. by Lawdragon. In this 15th edition of the publication, Managing Partner Ronald H. Shechtman...
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Watch Mark Zuckerberg play Jenga and fist-bump in virtual reality using 'haptic gloves' that Facebook, now Meta, is building to let people feel objects in the metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg showing his 'metaverse' avatar during Connect 2021Facebook Mark Zuckerberg posted a video of a device in development for the metaverse. Haptic gloves would let people feel things like pressure and texture when touching virtual objects. The clip shows Zuckerberg using the gloves to virtually roll dice, play chess, and shake hands.  Mark Zuckerberg has been spotted wearing a VR headset many times before to see things in virtual reality. Now, a new video shows the CEO of ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Tech, Meta, Zuckerberg, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Metaverse


Hawaii scores highly for coastal protection, Honolulu mulls massive law enforcement, first responder campus, Zuckerberg donates $4.9M to Kauai Habitat for Humanity, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii shoreline ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHawaii gets a ‘B’ for coastal protection in Surfrider Foundation’s national report. The Surfrider Foundation’s 2021 State of the Beach Report gives Hawaii a grade of “B,” moving up from the “C” it received last year and ranking better than 67% of the coastal states surveyed, the national nonprofit environmental group announced last week. Star-Advertiser.Future USS Daniel Inouye to Pass by Hawaiian Islands on its Way to Homeport on Oʻahu. The future U...
Tags: Travel, Kaiser Permanente, Hawaii, Associated Press, King, Zuckerberg, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Oahu, Aloha, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Garden Island, Hilo


10 things in tech you need to know

Happy Monday, readers. We've got the low-down on what could be the most expensive holiday season ever, and Jeff Bezos' vision for humans in space.Without further ado… If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Download Insider's app - click here for iOS and here for Android. Mario Tama/Getty Images 1. This year's holiday shopping season could be the most expensive ever. As global supply chain issues persist, Amazon and Walmart are in a pricing battle to offer the lowest ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Home Depot, Spacex, New York, London, China, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Walmart, Iceland, Jeff Bezos, Biden


Icelandverse Ad Campaign Pokes Fun at Facebook's 'Meta-Morphosis'

In a bold move to bolster it's tourism sector, Iceland has decided to poke fun at a social media giant's decision to rename and re-focus itself into an AR/VR tech company.   In case you're not sure which company we're referring to, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg recently released a video announcing that they were renaming their company as 'Meta' in order to " bring the metaverse to life and help people connect, find communities and grow businesses." Iceland has decided to ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Featured, Advertising, Travel & Tourism, Iceland, Zuckerberg, Mark You, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Meta Morphosis


Inspired by Iceland: Introducing the Icelandverse

An Icelandic tourism body has parodied Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse announcement in a promotional video for the country. In the two-minute film, Zuck lookalike ‘Zack Mossbergsson’ pokes fun at Facebook’s Meta rebrand by introducing the ‘Icelandverse.’ Mimicking Zuckerberg’s hand gestures and stifled speech, Mossebergsson introduces his “revolutionary approach on how to connect our world – without being super weird.” Visiting Iceland is “enhanced reality without the silly headse...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Advertising, Iceland, Zuckerberg, Zuck, Zack Mossbergsson, Mossebergsson


The Facebook - now Meta - exec leading the metaverse mission reportedly said VR can be 'toxic,' and it will be 'practically impossible' to moderate how people behave

Company veteran Andrew Bosworth will be the CTO of Facebook's new parent company, Meta, starting next year. Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images Meta's, Andrew Bosworth said VR can be "toxic," especially for minorities, per a March memo. He also wrote that content moderation is "practically impossible" at a meaningful scale. The reported memo comes as Bosworth preps to lead Meta into the metaverse using VR and AR tech. Andrew Bosworth, Facebook veteran and future C...
Tags: Facebook, News, Disney, Trends, Tech, Harvard University, New York Times, Meta, Financial Times, Cto, Andrew Bosworth, Zuckerberg, Bosworth, Boz, Tech Insider, Metaverse


Zuckerberg is most worried about Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony and others as the main competition for the 'metaverse'

Mark Zuckerberg showing his 'metaverse' avatar during Connect 2021. Facebook Facebook's parent company, Meta, is spending billions every year in an attempt to create "the metaverse." Its main competition, the company said, is from Microsoft, Sony, Apple, Epic Games, and Google. The "metaverse" concept that Meta is pursuing is similar to online gaming worlds, with 3D avatars. Facebook's parent company, Meta, is investing $10 billion this year alone in creating "the metaverse...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Microsoft, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Epic, Sony, Vr, Virtual Reality, Ar, Augmented Reality, Meta


Iceland tourism body roasted Mark Zuckerberg's metaverse ambitions and infamous sunscreen photo in a parody video

Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook Connect 2021. Facebook Iceland tourist body released a new ad on Thursday. The video is a parody of Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that Facebook was changing its name to Meta. It pokes fun at Zuckerberg's ambitions to make Meta a metaverse company. An Iceland tourism body on Thursday released a promotional video of the country directly parodying Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.In the video a Zuckerberg lookalike - dubbed "Zack Mossbergsson" - pokes fun at the s...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Tourism, Meta, Iceland, Zuckerberg, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Facebook Connect 2021 Facebook Iceland, Zack Mossbergsson


Facebook's latest crisis is the product of an employee revolt about how Mark Zuckerberg and the social network manage its real-world harm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in New York City on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Facebook is in the midst of a PR firestorm after leaked materials shed light on internal research into the harms it can cause. Part of that scrutiny has notably come from company insiders, including whistleblower Frances Haugen. Their stories signal that there are many more employees conflicted about working at the firm. Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is currently swept up in another storm of...
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Facebook changing its name to Meta damaged its already battered reputation, a study found

Facebook replaces its old sign with its new logo and name, Meta. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook changed its corporate name to Meta in October. Public trust in Meta dropped 5% after the rebrand, a Harris Poll report found, per Fast Company. Meta is in a PR crisis following reports based on documents leaked by whistleblower Frances Haugen. Facebook's big rebrand to Meta had the exact opposite effect most rebrands are meant to have, according to a new report from The Harris Poll, a...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Congress, Trends, Meta, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Whistleblower, Zuckerberg, Rebrand, Tech Insider, The Harris Poll, Haugen, Metaverse, Isobel Asher Hamilton


Facebook follies: Plenty of pitfalls await Zuckerberg's 'metaverse' plan

When Mark Zuckerberg announced ambitious plans to build the "metaverse" — a virtual reality construct intended to supplant the internet, merge virtual life with real life and create endless new playgrounds for everyone — he promised... [Author: [email protected]]
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Plenty of Pitfalls Await Zuckerberg's 'Metaverse' Plan

Mark Zuckerberg promises that the virtual-reality “metaverse” he’s planning to build will “let you do almost anything.”.
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How Andrew Bosworth, Mark Zuckerberg’s old teaching assistant at Harvard, rose to become his key lieutenant in building the metaverse

Facebook's incoming CTO Andrew Bosworth. Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images Andrew Bosworth is a key executive at Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook. Bosworth will become CTO of Meta next year and will play a key role in its metaverse ambitions. He has been at the company since 2006 and has become one of Mark Zuckerberg's key lieutenants. Andrew Bosworth, also known as "Boz" inside the company formerly known as Facebook, is lined up to play a key role i...
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Astrology & The Metaverse

By now, everyone everywhere has heard someone suggest that we are living in a simulation or some kind of matrix. Facebook changed it’s name to “Meta” and Zuckerberg released his vision of The Metaverse, which you can watch below. “Metaverse” … Read More...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Meta, Astrology, Zuckerberg, Pluto in Aquarius


Google sank billions into flailing 'moonshot projects' after it rebranded to Alphabet. Facebook, now Meta, could face the same fate.

Mark Zuckerberg showing his 'metaverse' avatar during Connect 2021 Facebook Google rebranded in 2015 to invest in ambitious projects like Loon, Nest, and Waymo. But many of its projects have shuttered, sunk cash, or been reabsorbed into Google. Facebook, now Meta, will need to make sure it doesn't face the same fate. Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is betting big on the metaverse.That's why it changed its name: to reflect its goal of expanding into what will succeed the ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Bloomberg, Meta, Loon, Cnbc, Alphabet, Zuckerberg, Google Facebook, Facebook Google, Whitney Tilson, Tilson, Tech Insider


Facebook Faces New Antitrust Lawsuit

The suit, filed by the now defunct photo start-up Phhhoto, accused the social network of stalling on a deal and then putting it out of business. From a report: Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, downloaded a popular new app, Phhhoto, on Aug. 8, 2014, and took a selfie. Other Facebook executives and product managers soon followed suit. The social network then made overtures to integrate Phhhoto. But the interest of Facebook's top executives in Phhhoto was just a show, according to a law...
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To Build the Metaverse, Meta First Wants To Build Stores

One of Mark Zuckerberg's first steps toward building the metaverse may be physical instead of virtual. From a report: Meta, the social media company formerly known as Facebook, has discussed opening retail stores that will eventually span the world, said people with knowledge of the project and company documents viewed by The New York Times. The stores would be used to introduce people to devices made by the company's Reality Labs division, such as virtual reality headsets and, eventually, augme...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Tech, The New York Times, Meta, Zuckerberg, Zuckerberg Facebook, Reality Labs, The Times They, Metaverse Meta First Wants To Build Stores


Mark Zuckerberg downloaded and used a photo app that Facebook later cloned and crushed, antitrust lawsuit claims

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images The founders of Phhhoto filed an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook's parent company, Meta. The suit accuses Facebook of cloning and then crushing the app. It "strung Phhhoto along" with the promise of a partnership that never materialized, the suit says. The founders of a photo-app startup filed an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook's parent company, Meta, The New York Times first reported on Thursday.In 2014, Champ Ben...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Trends, Competition, The Times, Antitrust, Meta, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Zuckerberg, Phhhoto, Joe Osborne, Photo App, Tech Insider


Facebook Wants to Open 'Welcoming' Retail Stores Where People Can Experience the 'Metaverse'

Facebook, now rebranded to Meta, is looking to open physical retail stores where customers will be able to experience the wide range of products it has to offer, such as Oculus headsets, in a "welcoming" and "judgment-free" experience, according to a new report from The New York Times. The report says that Facebook executives began floating the idea of a physical retail store last year, but following the company's rebrand to "Meta," the project is now gaining a little more steam. Early design...
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Facebook Finds New Way to Avoid Apple's In-App Purchases With Creator Subscription Links

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg today announced changes to Facebook's "Subscriptions" tool, which will see Facebook testing Apple's App Store guidelines in an effort to secure more money for content creators. With Subscriptions, content creators can allow their fans to sign up to pay them a monthly subscription fee, similar to Patreon. Going forward, Facebook is implementing a "promotional link" in the Facebook app for iOS that will allow Facebook users to subscribe to content creators without using...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Epic, App Store, Zuckerberg, Google Apple, Facebook Finds New Way


Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes a swipe at Apple and says Facebook is reducing its subscription fees to help creators earn more money

Facebook employees in Menlo Park, California. Tony Avelar/AP Photo Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company will provide more ways for creators to earn money and build a following on Facebook. Facebook's subscription service, which launched last June, provides a revenue stream for people to support creators on the platform. Zuckerberg's post also comes amid tension with Apple, which installed privacy measures to hinder user data tracking from companies like Meta. Meta is upda...
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The 16 biggest scandals Mark Zuckerberg faced over the last decade as he became one of the world's most powerful people

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in April 2019. Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg saw Facebook through a financially successful decade. But despite that success, the decade was increasingly marked by scandals and congressional hearings. Zuckerberg and his company, now renamed Meta, face major scrutiny from the public and lawmakers. Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg spent the decade overseeing Facebook's rise in prominence in daily life. From the company'...
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