Facebook Current Affairs, GK & News

Facebook rebrands as ‘Meta’

Facebook Inc. has changed its name and logo to Meta Platforms Inc. on October 28, 2021. Highlights Facebook Inc. has been renamed to Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta to reflect its commitment to develop the new surround-yourself technology called as “metaverse.” However, the social network will still be called as Facebook. Chief executive, senior leadership ..

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Facebook launches Creator education programme in India

Facebook launched the largest “creator education and enablement programme” in India on September 30, 2021. Key Points This programme will provide an opportunity to content creators, on its platform and Instagram, to learn, earn and grow their communities. While addressing the 2021 edition of ‘Creator Day India’, Instagram Head Adam Mosseri noted that India is ..

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What is a METAVERSE?

Facebook Inc is set to invest $50 million to partner with organizations in order to build metaverse, which is a digital world where people can use different devices to communicate and move in a virtual environment. Highlights Facebook is the world’s largest social network that has invested heavily in virtual reality and augmented reality. It ..

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Facebook India launched ‘Small Business Loans Initiative’

Facebook India has launched a new initiative called the “Small Business Loans Initiative” on August 20, 2021. Key Facts This initiative was launched in partnership with online lending platform, Indifi. It will extend help to small and medium businesses (SMBs) who advertise on Facebook in order to get quick access to credit with the help ..

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Facebook bans Taliban supporting content

Social media giant, Facebook, banned the Taliban and all the content supporting it from its platforms after designating the Taliban as a terrorist organisation. Highlights Facebook has a dedicated team of Afghan experts that is monitoring and removing content linked to this Islamic insurgent group. Taliban has been using social media to spread its messages ..

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