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Nearly Half Of Meta Job Cuts Were In Technology, Reorganisation Underway, Say Executives
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Nearly Half Of Meta Job Cuts Were In Technology, Reorganisation Underway, Say Executives

By Reuters Nov 12, 2022, 10:34 AM IST (Published)The executives said that the first mass layoff in the social media company's 18-year history affected staffers at every level and on every team, including those with high-performance ratings.Facebook owner Meta Platforms told employees on Friday that it would stop developing smart displays and smartwatches and that nearly half of the 11,000 jobs it eliminated this week in an unprecedented cost-cutting move were technology roles.Speaking during an employee townhall meeting heard by Reuters, Meta executives also said they were reorganizing parts of the company, combining a voice and video calling unit with other messaging teams.The executives said that the first mass layoff in the social media company's 18-year history affected staffers at eve...
Gaming

Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Bad Metaverse Graphics Backlash

Image: Meta / KotakuEarlier this week was supposed to be a celebratory time for the folks at Meta, as its reality-devouring project Horizon Worlds was now available in more countries. The occasion was marked by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself posting a “selfie” of his in-game avatar in front of a digital Eiffel tower. Sounds cute, right? Problem was, the graphics were comparable to what you’d expect from a children’s game like Roblox, not from a multi-billion dollar company’s efforts to shape our collective virtual future. The internet immediately roasted Mark Zuckerberg’s selfie to hell and back. And now, Zuck is here to do some damage control. Posting over on Instagram, for those of you who scrolled through enough recommended posts to see it, is an entirely new virtual rendition of ...