Tag: Meta

  • Meta Mayhem and Social Media Blackouts

    Meta Mayhem and Social Media Blackouts

    “Is Instagram down?” you type furiously on Twitter or WhatsApp, and chances are, if you’re asking that question, the answer is probably a resounding “yes”. In its many years of being a functioning platform, Instagram is kind of known for crashing. It’s not the ideal legacy, but don’t worry, they’re working hard to make sure…

  • Avengers Assemble: Tech Titans Join Forces to Defend Democracy

    Avengers Assemble: Tech Titans Join Forces to Defend Democracy

    Initiate menacing music. In the pulsating heart of digital media, where truth and illusion dance a complex tango, the crusade against misleading content is in full swing. The leaps and bounds in artificial intelligence (AI) have sounded the alarm bells about the surge of deepfakes—media mirages crafted to fool the eye—and their potential to shake…

  • The fall of threads: A case of social media glut?

    The fall of threads: A case of social media glut?

    July 5 saw the release of Threads. Owned by Meta, the text-based application was created as an alternative to Elon Musk-owned Twitter (now called X). The application instantly became a hit, achieving 30 million users in less than 24 hours and 100 million in 5 days. However, the app immediately saw a downturn and hasn’t…

  • Meta Expands ‘WeThinkDigital’ to Gilgit-Baltistan

    Meta is expanding its digital literacy program, ‘WeThinkDigital’, to Gilgit-Baltistan in collaboration with Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) and the Gilgit-Baltistan Department of Education. The program aims to equip the people who live in one of the most marginalized regions in the country with the necessary skills to become responsible digital citizens. With the expansion of the WeThinkDigital…

  • WhatsApp announces exciting new features!

    WhatsApp announces exciting new features!

    WhatsApp has announced some new and exciting changes to its app recently. One of the highly anticipated features include Reactions, which will now make it easier for participants in a group to share their opinions without typing anything. Additionally, WhatsApp will now allow group admins to delete messages from the group if they find them…

  • Meta plans community lab to strengthen Pakistan’s ecosystem

    Meta plans community lab to strengthen Pakistan’s ecosystem

    Facebook parent Meta and the government-owned working group agreed to explore idea of setting up a community lab in Pakistan by collaborating with academia, incubation centers, startups, and telecom service providers, a statement said on Saturday. The lab would offer a platform to develop and test innovative technology solutions to help grow the connectivity ecosystem…