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What the Tech? What is the Metaverse?

We’ve heard a lot about the Metaverse in recent weeks. Facebook changed its company name to Meta, a few years after spending billions of dollars on the virtual reality platform Oculus. So what is the Metaverse? And who wants to go? The Metaverse is a virtual world where people interact with one another. Sort of like life inside a video game….

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram suffer worldwide outage

FILE – In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York’s Times Square. Facebook prematurely turned off safeguards designed to thwart misinformation and rabble rousing after Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the 2020 elections in a moneymaking move that a company whistleblower alleges contributed to the deadly…

Whistleblower: Facebook chose profit over public safety

In this Sept. 16, 2021, photo provided by CBS, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen talks with CBS’ Scott Pelley on “60 Minutes,” in an episode that aired Sunday, Oct. 3. (Robert Fortunato/CBS News/60 Minutes via AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook prematurely turned off safeguards designed to thwart misinformation and rabble rousing after Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in last year’s…