Tag: meta

May 18 2022

Meta May Launch Crypto Exchange, Trademark Filings Show

May 18 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business meta trademark

Meta has filed five trademark applications in the U.S. for its rebranded Meta Pay payments product. The trademarks indicate that the company could be looking to launch a suite of...

May 13 2022

Why Facebook’s Former Crypto Head Is Starting His Own Crypto Startup?

May 13 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news facebook meta metaverse news

Following his resignation from Facebook, David Marcus, the company's former Crypto head has launched himself into the crypto world. The news was announced on his official Twitter handle on May 12th, 2022. Marcus defends his move to launch a crypto startup The news gained positive reactions with a lot of users commending the move and...

Meta’s Former Crypto Head David Marcus Launches Bitcoin Startup

David Marcus, who was known for heading crypto and digital finance operations of Meta (formerly Facebook), has unveiled his new startup, Lightspark.

Former Meta Executive Latest To Join Crypto Bandwagon

David Marcus, the former chief of payments and crypto at Meta, on Thursday announced his entrepreneurial foray into the Bitcoin ecosystem. He announced launching a startup Lightspark to explore, build and extend the capabilities and utility of Bitcoin, in the backdrop of his exit from Meta in November last year. All In On Bitcoin Marcus...

May 12 2022

Former Meta Lead Launches Bitcoin Lightning Company, Lightspark

David Marcus, former lead of Facebook Messenger, announced the creation of Lightspark, a Lightning Network infrastructure company.David Marcus, ex-Meta executive for Facebook Messenger, has announced the creation of his new company, Lightspark.Lightspark will focus on building, exploring and creating on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. Marcus notes his passionate belief that led to this...

May 11 2022

Meta & Polygon Partner on NFTs

May 11 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  business partnerships meta polygon

Meta has had a historic week, and they are now announcing that they would use the Polygon blockchain to expand their reach into the Web3 sphere. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, stated this week that Instagram will now support NFTs. Users of Instagram will be able to publish and share NFTs as early as this week. Meta's NFT move will be powered...

Criminals continue to scam people with fake crypto ads on Facebook using Martin Lewis’ images

May 11 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  crime crypto crypto scams facebook meta

Criminals continue to use Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis' image to defraud investors via Facebook Ads, despite Lewis settling a lawsuit with Facebook's parent Meta over the illegal use of his photos in such scams years ago, The Independent...

May 10 2022

Instagram ‘Starting to Test’ NFT Profile Images, According to CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Speaking to the co-founder and host of Impact Theory, Tom Bilyeu, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the social media giant will trial NFT functionality on Instagram this week. The news comes roughly two months after the tech billionaire first announced that NFTs are coming to Instagram at this year’s SXSW conference in March.

Metaverse Land Value Is Dropping – Should You Buy Now?

May 10 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  decentraland meta metaverse nft otherside

The prices of real estate in the metaverse has dropped to 15%. So, is this the best time to go for a buying spree? Metaverse is the buzzword of the future. As more people are clamoring for that immersive experience, they aim to build more into the virtual domain. Apart from Otherside, the most popular metaverse to date, all other...

May 09 2022

Instagram To Begin Testing NFTs This Week

Instagram is making preparations to accept non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a Facebook video that the network will begin testing the introduction of "digital collectibles" this week. Instagram To Begin NFT Testing For a long time, the writing has been on the wall for NFTs on Instagram. In March, Zuckerberg announced that NFTs...

Instagram Will Start Testing NFTs This Week

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta (FB), announced on Monday via video that Instagram will start testing non-fungible token (NFT) integrations over the week.

Instagram to Test NFTs This Week, Zuckerberg Confirms

Some U.S. collectors and creators will be able to share their NFTs on Instagram from this week. Instagram to Test NFT Support NFTs are heading to Instagram, Mark Zuckerberg has...

May 04 2022

Dfinity Slaps Meta With A Lawsuit For ‘Copying’ Its Infinity Logo

Dfinity Foundation has dragged Facebook’s parent company, Meta, to court for using an infinity symbol as its logo. Was it deliberate? Or, was Facebook - now rebranded to Meta - just too lazy to do its homework and verify if the logo it used for its modified entity was already taken. Well, it doesn't matter now, because Mark Zuckerberg and his team at...

May 03 2022

Dfinity is suing Meta over the use of “its logo”

Dfinity Foundation, the developer of Internet Computer Protocol (ICP), has dragged Facebook’s parent company, Meta, to court over its use of the infinity symbol as its...

May 02 2022

Why Is Meta Creating Physical Stores?

May 02 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  cryptocurrency news meta metaverse

Meta has announced that the Meta Store, the social media giant's first actual retail facility, will open in California this month. Meta, the parent company of social media giant Facebook, will launch a retail store on the San Francisco Peninsula selling virtual reality equipment. After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Meta, the social network company's new name and significant re-brand campaign, in October,...

Apr 30 2022

Meta NFT Marketplace: What We Know So Far

Apr 30 2022 Published at AirdropAlert under tags  faceboom meta news nft nft marketplace

Meta is going all out to mark its entry into the Metaverse. From its rebranding to launching a VR game, Meta is pulling all the big guns. Earlier this year, reports revealed Meta's plans to launch an NFT marketplace. This came as part of its vision for a bigger future for digital goods. While this […] The post Meta NFT Marketplace: What We...

Apr 29 2022

Cryptoweek: Musk, Meta, Ethereum’s Scalability & More

We’ve decided to collect the hottest news this week. Perhaps we’ll do this every week. No matter how hard we tried to hide from the main news about Elon Musk and Twitter, we failed (sorry). However, we are here to cover the other events: the BAYC robbery, new Ethereum scalability solutions, Zuckerberg’s plans for Meta, and much more. Elon and His Twitter...

Apr 28 2022

Meta (FB) Reports Q1 Loss Of Nearly $3 Billion – What Went Wrong?

Apr 28 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  ar facebook mark zuckerberg meta metaverse

Meta seems to be losing it in and it’s only the first quarter. But no, it’s all a part of the break-in period. Meta Platforms Inc. (FB) reported a loss of nearly $3 billion in earnings for the first three months of 2022. The financial report is for Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) that included VR and augmented reality. The revenue report...

Apr 26 2022

Meta Opens 1st-Ever Metaverse-Themed Brick-And-Mortar Shop In San Francisco

Metaverse has now traversed the mainstream. On May 9, Meta Platforms Inc. will be opening its first-ever physical metaverse-themed retail store in the San Francisco Bay Area. Samsung has opened up their first physical Meta store – and Meta is following through. Suggested Reading |...

Apr 12 2022

Meta Is Testing A New Digital Economy In Horizon Worlds — As Company Loses $10 Billion In The VR Market

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Meta, revealed that the company is experimenting monetization for the Horizon Worlds virtual reality app in order to enable developers to generate income. While the new virtual reality game is now only available to a select set of creators, it represents an essential next step in the company's long-term strategy of laying the groundwork for virtual social networking....

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