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WhatsApp debuts Call Links, an easier way for users to connect for calls

WhatsApp was awarded one of the best all-around messaging apps out of nine competitors in our best messaging apps guide. So it comes as no surprise that the app is constantly adding new features. Today, "Call Links" is being added, giving users a new and convenient way to join or start a call. Call Links will...

The Meta Quest v44 update brings enhanced video features for creators

A new update, v44, is rolling out to Meta Quest owners. The update will feature new advanced video settings that are meant to empower and give creators more flexibility with their content. However, the new settings won't be available by default, and creators will need to pop into the experimental settings to enable it. Once the...

Facebook will roll out a new way to connect with Community Chats

Facebook will begin testing its Community Chats feature in Messenger, allowing users to create a Facebook Group and then have conversations using chat, video, and audio channels. Furthermore, there will be the added convenience of being able to invite people to the community through the Messenger app. According to Facebook, Community Chats will allow users to...

Meta Quest Pro gets leaked in new video ahead of its October announcement

In a month's time, Meta will hold its annual Connect event to talk about all things virtual reality. The one-day virtual event will primarily be for developers and creators, with educational sessions being available for on-demand viewing after the main keynote. While this in itself is exciting, there have also been rumors that Meta will...

Meta announces Connect event for October 11

Meta has announced its plans to hold a Connect event on October 11. The one-day virtual event will discuss various virtual and augmented reality topics. There will be information shared about the company’s latest technologies, and there will be educational developer sessions. While it has not been announced formally, after being rumored for quite some...

Meta and Qualcomm announce partnership with new multi-year agreement

After relying on its chips for its past products, it looks like Meta will continue its relationship with Qualcomm, signing a new multi-year "broad strategic agreement" with the company. The two companies announced the partnership during IFA 2022, intending to develop experiences leveraging Qualcomm's custom XR platforms for future Meta Quest projects. In addition, Meta and Qualcomm will...

Meta’s high-end VR headset will launch in October

Project Cambria has been in the works for quite some time. The VR headset was first teased at the Connect conference in October 2021 and since then, little bits and pieces of information have surfaced over the past year. Mark Zuckerberg, who is the co-founder and CEO of Meta (formerly Facebook) has now gone on...

Meta accounts are finally rolling out to Quest VR users

Back in July, Meta announced that it would no longer require its Quest VR users to sign up and log in with a Facebook account. The company announced plans to introduce Meta accounts giving users more flexibility. Well, four weeks into August, the company has finally made the new accounts available. While the update might not...

Instagram is internally testing a BeReal competitor

Nowadays, it's only a matter of time before an established company "borrows" features from a competitor. This is particularly true when it comes to social media apps. We have seen this trend explode in recent years, and now it looks like Instagram is back at it again. Leaker Alessandro Paluzzi has shared some images that show...

Meta Quest 2 will receive a $100 price bump starting on August 1

If you've wanted to get into virtual reality and have been contemplating when might be a good time, that time might be now. Meta has announced that its Quest 2 VR headsets will get a price increase starting in August. The price increase comes as Meta begins its next phase into VR with the upcoming...

Facebook gives creators access to musical powerhouses for monetized video content

Facebook is introducing a new way for creators to make revenue, and surprisingly, it's by using popular licensed music. The new Music Revenue Sharing feature will allow creators to use licensed music from some of the biggest stars in videos and earn ad revenue. For a creator to take advantage of this, they must make a...

Instagram shoppers can now slide into DMs for purchases

Instagram is always expanding, adding new features and tools that attempt to make the experience better. This not only applies to content, but Meta has also made improvements in order to keep its users safe. There is also the business side of Instagram, where small merchants thrive on the platform, selling their goods and services....