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Facebook: Introducing Meta’s Next-Gen AI Supercomputer
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Facebook: Introducing Meta’s Next-Gen AI Supercomputer

We’re introducing the AI Research SuperCluster (RSC), which we believe is among the world’s fastest AI supercomputers that will accelerate AI research and help us build for the metaverse. RSC will help us build new and better AI models, work across hundreds of different languages, develop new augmented reality tools and more. Today we’re introducing…

Facebook: Teaching Internet Safety on Messenger Kids
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Facebook: Teaching Internet Safety on Messenger Kids

We’re launching Pledge Planets on Messenger Kids: an activity to help kids learn how to use the internet safely and practice making healthy decisions online. We developed the Messenger Kids Pledge and the Pledge Planets activities in close partnership with experts in online safety, child development and children’s media. Today we’re launching Pledge Planets on…

Facebook: Introducing the First Self-Supervised Algorithm for Speech, Vision and Text
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Facebook: Introducing the First Self-Supervised Algorithm for Speech, Vision and Text

We’re introducing data2vec, the first high-performance self-supervised algorithm that learns in the same way for speech, vision and text. With data2vec, we’re closer to building machines that learn about different aspects of the world around them without having to rely on labeled data. Today, we’re announcing data2vec, the first high-performance self-supervised algorithm that learns the…

Facebook: Joe Perkins Partnership Confirmed for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022
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Facebook: Joe Perkins Partnership Confirmed for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022

We have confirmed our 2022 garden sponsorship at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Meta Garden: Growing the Future will be rehomed in partnership with the UK’s National Forest. The interactive installation will bring to life the complex communication webs found in nature for visitors to experience through technology. We have commissioned award-winning landscape designer,…

Facebook: Tony Xu Joins Meta Board of Directors
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Facebook: Tony Xu Joins Meta Board of Directors

Meta today announced that Tony Xu, co-founder and CEO of DoorDash, Inc., has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Meta, said, “Tony has built a great service for millions of people to get food and more from hundreds of thousands of restaurants and small businesses.…

Facebook: Introducing Privacy Center | Meta
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Facebook: Introducing Privacy Center | Meta

We’re introducing Privacy Center, a new place to learn more about our approach to privacy across our apps and technologies.  Privacy Center provides helpful information about five common privacy topics: sharing, security, data collection, data use and ads. Privacy Center is now available to a limited number of people using Facebook on desktop in the…

Facebook: Healing and Rebuilding With Fellow Veterans
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Facebook: Healing and Rebuilding With Fellow Veterans

Like so many veterans, Jessica G. struggled with reintegration to “normal life” after serving in the Air Force. When Hurricane Harvey hit her hometown of Houston, she immediately got to work cleaning up with veteran volunteers from Team Rubicon, a nonprofit disaster response organization. After, she joined a Team Rubicon Facebook Group to continue her…

Facebook: Celebrate the Season With Holiday Features on Messenger
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Facebook: Celebrate the Season With Holiday Features on Messenger

To celebrate the holidays, we’re bringing festive features to Messenger, including new AR effects by beauty gurus Bretman Rock and Ashley Strong, along with holiday-themed word effects, a New Year’s Eve chat theme and seasonal soundmojis. We’re also rolling out holiday-themed backgrounds and gift wrap on Messenger using Facebook Pay on Android devices. And on…

Facebook: Social Trends Shaping the Future of Business
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Facebook: Social Trends Shaping the Future of Business

Meta leaders in Europe, Middle East and Africa share their outlook on the trends shaping the future of business. 2021 was the year we realised the changes brought on by the first global pandemic of the digital age are here to stay. We’re seeing technologies like augmented and virtual reality being used to create a…