The American Meta loses a round against the German gendarme of the competition

AFP, published on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 11:05 am The social networking giant Meta, parent company of Facebook, suffered a setback on Tuesday in European justice where it challenges the ban imposed by the German competition policeman on the use of users’ personal data. A competition authority “may, in the exercise of its powers, … Read more

Instagram is fined 405 million euros in the EU

The social network Instagram, a subsidiary of the Meta group, the parent company of Facebook, has been fined a record 405 million euros for failures to process the data of minors, the Irish regulator announced on Monday, which acts in the European Union name. “We adopted our final decision last Friday and it includes a … Read more

Fly over France like a bird

The cliffs of Étretat have been digitally recreated to allow spectators to move around the site as they wish with a virtual reality headset. fly view The virtual reality attraction Flyview takes us on a jetpack to discover 360-degree landscapes of breathtaking beauty. Boarding. In the Opéra district of Paris, a discreet shop window hides … Read more

Meta, out of growth, begins a high-risk transition

TO ANALYSE – For the first time in ten years, Meta’s turnover fell. Mark Zuckerberg announces that the group must do “more with less”, while it is in the midst of a transformation of its social networks to take on TikTok and has embarked on the construction of its metaverse. It’s an earthquake in the … Read more

“I have not signed anything with Meta”, this message shared in mass on Facebook has no use

In its terms of use, Facebook does not hide its data collection. DADO RUVIC / REUTERS Many identical messages are posted by users on Facebook, containing several misinformation. As a bonus, it has no legal value. For the past few days, hundreds of similar messages have been circulating on Facebook:I didn’t sign anything with Meta. … Read more

After ten years on the stock market, Meta is no longer the darling of tech

By Chloe Woitier Posted on 05/17/2022 at 7:18 p.m., Update on 05/17/2022 at 7:18 p.m. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook with his employees in Silicon Valley, California at the opening of the NASDAQ stock exchange on May 18, 2012. Jim Tanner/REUTERS If the Californian group has been able to multiply its valuation up … Read more

Meta adds the ability to hang out with friends in the Metaverse

It is now possible to invite friends to your “virtual home”. From a terrace in the mountains to a space station, the choices of the place are multiple. Users of Oculus virtual reality headsets will soon be able to visit each other’s homes, one more stone in the building that the social networking giant has … Read more

Meta Increases Accuracy of Automated Image Generation with “Make-A-Scene”

By Louis Madelaine Posted on 07/15/2022 at 17:31, Update on 07/15/2022 at 17:57 Through a combination of sketches and text, “Make-A-Scene” creates precise, high-definition images. META-AI Meta AI is developing a tool that allows users to generate an image from text input and through sketches. If you draw a sketch of a sandy beach under … Read more

Meta launches a “metaverse academy” in France at the start of the 2022 academic year

Present in Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Nice, this “metaverse academy” will train twenty students per city and per class. Meta, parent company of Facebook, and Simplon, a school training in digital professions, will launch in France at the start of the 2022 academic year a “metaverse academy“, announced Sunday the two organizations in a joint … Read more

A company named Meta is suing Facebook

Meta, an American company active in the immersive technology sector, filed a complaint on Tuesday July 19 against Meta (formerly Facebook) for flagrant acts of unfair competition. Meta sues Meta. A bizarre case opposing a small American company, founded twelve years ago, to the social network giant, renamed in October 2021. “META, a small company … Read more