Tag Archives: Mark Zuckerberg

Meta says WhatsApp more private than Apple’s iMessage

How to unsend an iMessage in iOS 16 Todd Haselton | CNBC Meta is targeting Apple‘s iMessage in a new advertisement that ratchets up the rivalry between the two companies. On Monday, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture of an ad in New York’s Penn Station that suggests Meta’s …

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Meta Horizon Worlds metaverse losing users, falling short of goals: Report

Horizon Worlds, Meta‘s flagship metaverse for consumers, is failing to meet internal performance expectations, according to The Wall Street Journal, which reviewed internal company documents. Meta initially aimed to reach 500,000 monthly active users in Horizon Worlds by the end of the year, but the current figure is less than …

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Mark Zuckerberg said he missed a giant shift in social networking

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on “An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors” in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on October 23, 2019. MANDEL NGAN | AFP | Getty Images Meta CEO …

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Zuckerberg takes veiled shots at Apple after releasing $1,499 headset

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg (L) and Apple CEO, Tim Cook Reuters Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday hinted that he sees Apple as Meta’s main competitor in virtual and augmented reality, which it calls the “metaverse.” The remarks came after the Meta CEO unveiled the company’s latest virtual reality headset, the $1,499 …

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Mark Zuckerberg debuts Meta Quest Pro VR headset that will cost $1,500

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., demonstrates an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and Oculus Touch controllers. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday that his company’s newest virtual reality headset, dubbed the Meta Quest Pro, will …

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Facebook scrambles to escape death spiral as users flee, sales drop

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee during An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 23, 2019. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images A year ago, before Facebook had turned …

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Zuckerberg announces event for Oct. 11 where new Meta headset expected

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., demonstrates an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset and Oculus Touch controllers. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Meta will hold its annual virtual reality conference, Connect, on Oct.11, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday. In an announcement …

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Meta Horizon VP Vivek Sharma leaving

Facebook is opening up Horizon World, its virtual reality world of avatars, to anyone 18 and older in the U.S. and Canada. Courtesy of Meta The vice president of Meta’s Horizon social media virtual reality software, Vivek Sharma, is leaving the company, a spokesperson said Friday. Sharma has been an …

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Meta to debut new VR headset in October, Zuckerberg tells Rogan

The Facebook Oculus Quest VR headset is comfortable and easy to use. Todd Haselton | CNBC Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that his company will debut a new virtual reality headset in October, typically the month the company holds its Connect VR conference. Speaking on an episode of the Joe …

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This Snapchat filter turned me into Mark Zuckerberg’s viral avatar

CNBC’s Sofia Pitt using Matt Reed’s HoriZuck Lens for Snapchat. Nightmares really do come true. Snapchat user Matt Reed has created a filter called HoriZuck Lens that will turn your face into Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s viral Horizon Worlds avatar. I tried it and it felt wrong. If you’re not …

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