Facebook, today, offered a glimpse into what our future might look like. The company shared its beliefs of developing a wrist wearable that would control its future Augmented Reality (AR) products and interfaces.
Facebook has announced support for physical security keys for iOS. The new feature offers a robust additional layer of security for Facebook users. The security key is available for all Facebook users.
Facebook has heavily criticized Apple for its upcoming anti-tracking ad changes. The company has published full-page newspaper ads that put Apple in a bad light, with Zuckerberg even claiming that this move will be disastrous for small companies.
Earlier this week, Kuo revealed Apple’s plan of introducing a $1000 mixed reality headset in mid-2022. Today, in an interview with The Information, Mark Zuckerberg has publically criticized Apple’s upcoming AR/VR headset.
Have you ever wondered why you suddenly got Airbnb ads on Facebook right after browsing some Airbnb places on your iPhone? Did you start seeing travel place suggestions on Facebook after checking out some tourism packages on TripAdvisor? No, Facebook isn’t using the device microphone to listen to your conversation. The social giant is using the off-Facebook activity option that allows partner apps and websites to share activity data with Facebook. If you are uncomfortable with it, here’s how you can disable it.
Facebook is reportedly working on a smartwatch with a focus on health and messaging to take on the Apple Watch. The smartwatch will also allow users to respond to their messages on WhatsApp, Messenger, and other Facebook-owned services like Instagram.
Facebook is reportedly working on an app similar to Clubhouse. A report details that Facebook’s version of the invite-only audio social network is in the ‘early stages of development,’ and could launch soon.
Facebook is in a battle with Apple over iOS 14’s app tracking transparency. Facebook says the feature if implemented, could cause damage to the whole advertising industry’s revenue and how it would change the internet for the worse. Today, Facebook has started to roll out additional prompts on iPhone, asking users for their permission to track app usage.
Facebook has locked horns with Apple over the recent iOS 14 privacy changes. The advertising industry lead by Facebook is against the new iOS anti-tracking feature that will come to force shortly. After facing lash back from Facebook, Apple postponed the new feature. However, it is soon set to come into force much to the dismay of advertising industry. Facebook could a legal route, and alleges Apple has “abused its power.”