Displaying items by tag: META

Monday, 13 June 2022 05:11

Greg Tomb heads Zoom as new president

Communications platform provider Zoom Video Communications has appointed 20 year industry veteran Greg Tomb as president.

Published in People Moves

The co-founder of UltraViolet, an American national gender justice advocacy organisation, has called on Meta chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg to step down following reports that she had heavied a newspaper to drop a report about her boyfriend.

Published in Strategy

Freelancing, crowdsourcing ad online job marketplace Freelancer.com has released its quarterly Fast 50 index for Q1 2022 which reveals that based on data from 351,000 jobs posted on its website during quarter one, jobs for NFTs were the leading growth category, seeing a 37% increase from 2,045 to 2,814 jobs in total. 

Published in Listed Tech

The Australian consumer watchdog has taken Facebook parent Meta to the Federal Court, accusing the company of placing false, misleading or deceptive ads for cryptocurrencies featuring Australian celebrities.

Published in Technology Regulation

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, says it will not fact-check claims made by politicians during the forthcoming Federal Election campaign in order to catch disinformation.

Published in Technology Regulation

The ABC's decision to force iview users to create accounts in order to use the service from 15 March onwards could well lead to suspicion that the broadcaster is being prepared for privatisation and commercial exploitation, the Australian Privacy Foundation says in an open letter to ABC chair Ita Buttrose.

Published in Strategy

Australia's consumer watchdog is seeking input from consumers, businesses and others as it examines legislative options to address the dominance of digital platforms.

Published in Technology Regulation

Ads containing election misinformation similar to that spread in the US are still getting past moderators at Meta (formerly Facebook), two researchers at an Australian technology think-tank say, based on an experiment they carried out.

Published in Technology Regulation

Social media giants Facebook and Snapchat reveal their data shows social media consumption is moving increasingly to highlighted content, and away from friends.

Published in Listed Tech

Meta states in an SEC filing it is considering leaving Europe if it can no longer exchange data from European users with the United States, following the Schrems II decision. This story is evolving, and since publication a response from Meta has been received which confirms the company is concerned it will be unable to share data between the EU and US, but denies its concern is over targeted advertising.

Published in Listed Tech
Saturday, 05 February 2022 14:58

Facebook parent Meta loses $332 billion in one day

Facebook's parent company Meta experienced its biggest one-day loss in trading since it debuted on Wall St in 2012. The company saw a whopping 26% slump, taking $332 billion $US237 billion) off its market value. Zuckerberg saw a $40 billion loss.

Published in Listed Tech

Australian billionaire mining magnate Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest AO has launched criminal action against Facebook over scam cryptocurrency advertisements that used his image, claiming Facebook has breached anti-money laundering laws.

Published in Market

Storage vendor Pure Storage will play a role in Meta’s new AI Research SuperCluster (RSC), which Meta touted to be the fastest AI supercomputer in the world.

Published in Resellers

Meta, the company that was previously known as Facebook, has shared predictions from five leaders across the Reality Labs, Portal, Workplace, People and Business Messaging teams, focusing on what's next, the metaverse and more!

Published in Business IT

The Federal Government will put in place new rules to force technology companies to identify anonymous online trolls, or be exposed to the risk of defamation payouts.

Published in Technology Regulation

Social media behemoth Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has announced that it will shut down its face recognition system and delete more than a billion individual facial recognition templates. However, this does not mean an end to the use of the technology altogether.

Published in Security

Facebook's parent company is now Meta, a Greek word for "after" or "beyond", and it is Facebook's way of redefining its future, embracing AR and VR, distancing itself from past Facebook scandals, staking a claim to be revolutionarily forward thinking, and more.

Published in Business IT

Singapore telco Singtel and telecommunications giant Ericsson are scheduled to go live with Singapore’s first 5G pilot network by the final quarter of this year.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:03

CSIRO, META get together to launch i-manufacturing hub

Collaborative research network group META has teamed up with the CSIRO to launch an Internet-enabled manufacturing hub aimed at opening up new business opportunities for Australian manufacturers and to increase productivity across their value-chains.

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