Parent company Facebook starts metaverse academy in France

Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook, is going to start a special metaverse academy in France with a digital training organization. The training must be completed before the new academic year begins, according to the companies. The metaverse is seen as one of the most important major technological developments, and refers to a digital … Read more

‘Facebook is investigating departing Sandberg for deploying staff for its own projects’

Facebook’s parent company is investigating outgoing CEO Sheryl Sandberg, business newspaper The Wall Street Journal reported. Meta Platforms checks whether employees of the social media company have been deployed by Sandberg for its own projects. At the beginning of this month, Sandberg announced that he would step down as operational director later this year. Also … Read more

Facebook and Instagram have closed access to the song of Eurovision winners to Russian residents

Western social networks Facebook and Instagram (banned in the Russian Federation; owned by the Meta* corporation, which is recognized as extremist and banned in the country) have blocked access for Russian residents to the song Stefania, which was performed at the Eurovision 2022 contest by the Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra. Representatives of Ukraine took first … Read more

Number of Facebook users increased again

The number of Facebook users has risen slightly again, parent company Meta reported Wednesday evening. A decline in the number of daily active users was reported for the first time in the last quarter of 2021, after which the price collapsed by a quarter. The current 1.96 billion was slightly more than the market expected. … Read more

Yandex and VK removed Instagram and Facebook from search results

The Yandex.Poisk and Poisk Mail.ru services (part of the VK group of companies) removed the official social sites Instagram and Facebook (banned in the Russian Federation; owned by the American corporation Meta Platforms. Inc., recognized as extremist in Russia) from search results. The sites Meduza, Mediazona, and Current Time (recognized as foreign media in Russia) … Read more

The court allowed the use of Facebook and Instagram not involved in illegal activities

The decision of the Tverskoy Court of Moscow to ban the activities of Facebook and Instagram (owned by Meta – recognized as extremist, banned in the Russian Federation) in Russia as extremist does not restrict the use of these social networks for non-prohibited activities, is indicated in the motivational part of the court decision. The … Read more