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World  /  Published 17.02.22

Facebookers out, in with Metamates

Google’s employees are called Googlers. Amazon’s workers are known as Amazonians. Yahoo’s employees were Yahoos. So it was a conundrum for employees at Facebook, long known as Facebo...
By Mike Isaac, Sheera Frenkel in San Francisco

Science Tech  /  Published 06.02.22

Facebook's first-ever decline in active users

Blame metaverse (sort of) Telling a farmer that crypto is the future is not very different from telling the average Facebook or Instagram user that the metaverse will be big sometime in the future an...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 06.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Has Mark Zuckerberg’s futuristic Metaverse lost its sheen?

Lost charm Sir — Social media has become an inextricable part of our lives. The 21st century saw a meteoric rise in the popularity of platforms like Facebook and Twitter, both of which have a s...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 04.02.22

6 reasons why Meta is in a spot

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, suffered its biggest one-day wipeout ever Thursday as its stock plummeted 26% and its market value plunged by more than $230 billion. Its crash followed ...
By Mike Isaac

Science Tech  /  Published 24.01.22

Instagram is trying out creator subscriptions

Instagram is trying out a subscription model with a small group of creators, who can choose their monthly subscription fee and add a new subscribe button to their profile. It is a way forward to allow...
By Mathures Paul

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Science Tech  /  Published 23.01.22

Mission metaverse

Fact: Microsoft has acquired game developer Activision Blizzard for $68.7b, which is among the biggest splurges ever for a tech company. Fact: Metaverse is on the mind of Microsoft. Fact: Activision...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.22

The original Facebook

Why is an ostrich egg like a Twitter feed? This may sound like one of Mad Hatter’s imponderable queries from Alice in Wonderland, but in reality, the answer is quite simple: they are both means ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 20.12.21

Co-opting India: Meta’s bid to reinvent Facebook

If you want to bury a controversy, come to India. There is a convergence of interests here. A government acquiring a reputation for minority-baiting and a social media company being charged with allow...
By Sevanti Ninan

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.21

The metaverse and the disembodied self

Ever since Facebook rebranded itself as Meta last month, a concept that was first mooted in a 1992 science fiction novel by Neal Stephenson has become perhaps the most discussed and debated term in cy...
By Samantak Das

Science Tech  /  Published 08.11.21

Bid to get back the hip and cool

A few days ago, the public got a glimpse into Mark Zuckerberg’s fear that Facebook might shrivel into irrelevance. In a conference call to discuss Facebook’s financial results, Zuckerberg...
By Shira Ovide


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