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Facebook: Expanding Our Work on Ads Fairness
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Facebook: Expanding Our Work on Ads Fairness

Today, we are announcing an important settlement with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that will change the way we deliver housing ads to people residing in the US. Specifically, we are building into our ads system a method — referred to in the settlement as the “variance reduction system” — designed…

Facebook: Introducing the Meta Avatars Store
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Facebook: Introducing the Meta Avatars Store

Earlier this year, we expanded our 3D Meta Avatars beyond VR, rolling them out to Facebook and Messenger—plus Instagram Stories and DMs. And today, we’re introducing the Meta Avatars Store, which will let you customize your avatar even further and be uniquely you. We know that many of you want to more fully represent yourselves…

Facebook: Matching Products to People with Meta Discovery Commerce
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Facebook: Matching Products to People with Meta Discovery Commerce

We are seeing a drastic shift in consumer behaviour and expectations. Accelerated e-commerce adoption during the pandemic introduced consumers to new ways of interacting with brands. Shopping is no longer a functional task; it’s now a personalised and engaging experience, with people looking to be inspired. While search engines and e-commerce sites are great at…

Facebook: Making VR More Social With Meta Horizon Home
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Facebook: Making VR More Social With Meta Horizon Home

For years, Home has existed as a transitory space. Home is the first thing you see when you put on your Meta Quest headset, and a familiar place to return to when you’re done exploring Zenith: The Last City or finished your latest Demeo dungeon crawl. But whether Home looked like a snowy mountain cabin…

Facebook: Inspiring Young People in Europe to Make the Internet the Kind of Place They Want to Be
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Facebook: Inspiring Young People in Europe to Make the Internet the Kind of Place They Want to Be

Today, we’re launching a new campaign across Europe, created in consultation with young people, to remind them of the tools they can use to control their experience and help keep them safe on Facebook and Instagram. Collaborating with Loulou João We’ve partnered with young designer Loulou João to create a series of fun videos that…

Facebook: Launching Crayta on Facebook Gaming In Western Europe
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Facebook: Launching Crayta on Facebook Gaming In Western Europe

Today, we are launching Crayta, a free-to-play cloud-streamed platform on Facebook Gaming in Western Europe, so that more people will have instant access to play cloud gaming with their friends, wherever and on whatever device they want. Developed by Unit 2 Games, a UK-based development studio that joined Meta last year, Crayta is a collaborative…