Meta CEO Zuckerberg steadfast on metaverse plans despite $13.7B setback

    During a Q4 earnings call, Mark Zuckerberg said he saw no reason to deviate from the company’s long-term metaverse strategy. Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company has no plans to change its long-term strategy for the metaverse, despite operating losses for its Reality Labs business peaking in 2022. Meta on Feb. 1 released earnings showing that…

    Facebook now lets users post NFTs and other digital collectibles

    Meta now allows users include digital collectibles on Facebook. Meta’s move expands NFT features from its initial launch point on Instagram to Facebook, with more than 2.9 billion users. Social media giant Meta said it now allows users to post their digital collectibles and NFTs to their Facebook accounts. Meta, the parent company for Facebook…

    Instagram rolls out NFT support to 100 countries, while FLOW token soars at 44%

    Social media giant Meta has started to roll out NFT support on Instagram across 100 countries after integrating with Coinbase Wallet and Dapper, as well as it will also add support for NFT-focused blockchain Flow. The price of the FLOW token has surged nearly 44% over the day following Meta’s announcement. Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO…

    Vitalik Buterin says corporate metaverses will “misfire” while venture capitals piles in

    Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of the world’s largest smart contract platform Ethereum, has criticized “existing corporate attempts to intentionally create the metaverse,” in a series of Sunday tweets primarily aimed at Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta Platforms. Facebook’s pivot towards the technology under the Meta Platforms rebranding is destined to “misfire” said Buterin, due to a lack…

    Meta announces metaverse NFT wallet and Meta Pay

    Social media Meta is working on a wallet for the metaverse as the company is expanding its NFTs test and launching new features for creators on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also confirmed that Facebook Pay was renamed Meta Pay., “Ideally, you should be able to sign into any metaverse experience…

    Meta brings fashion to the metaverse in partnership with luxury brands

    Meta is bringing luxury fashion into the metaverse with the announcement of a digital fashion marketplace dedicated to its virtual avatars. Outfits of three high fashion brands – Balenciaga, Prada, and Thom Browne – could be worn across Meta-owned platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger. Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Instagram‘s director of fashion partnerships…