Category: Meta

Facebook Owner Meta Files Trademark Applications for ‘Meta Pay’ Covering Crypto Services

Meta Platforms Inc., formerly Facebook, has filed five trademark applications for “Meta Pay.” The filings cover a wide range of cryptocurrency services. The company is renaming Facebook Pay to Meta Pay. Trademark Applications for Meta Pay Meta Platforms Inc., formerly Facebook,......

Meta Brings Metaverse-Like 3D Ads to Facebook and Instagram

Meta is bringing interactive 3D ads to Facebook and Instagram feeds, inspired by the metaverse pivot the company has begun to execute since its name change. This is possible due to a new integration in Meta’s AR (Augmented Reality) publishing library......

Instagram Is Working on Bringing NFTs to the Platform in the ‘Near Term,’ Says Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg

In December 2021, the CEO of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, discussed how the firm was looking into non-fungible token (NFT) technology during an ask-me-anything (AMA) session. Three months later, at the South by Southwest (SXSW) event in Texas, Meta’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg......

Aptos, Led by Meta’s Ex-Employees, Gets $200 Million to Build a Scalable Blockchain System

Aptos, a new startup created by some of Meta’s former employees involved in the Diem project, has announced it has raised $200 million for its upcoming goal of creating a scalable blockchain system. The investment, conducted in a strategic funding round,......

Content Subscription Service Onlyfans Adds Ethereum-Based NFT Profile Feature

The internet content subscription service Onlyfans has announced the launch of a feature that leverages non-fungible token (NFT) technology. The newly-added feature, introduced on Thursday, gives Onlyfans members the ability to display authenticated NFTs as their profile pictures. Onlyfans Steps Into......

Grayscale Report Sees Metaverse as Potential $1 Trillion Business Opportunity

Grayscale, a leading cryptocurrency asset manager, seems to have set its gaze on the metaverse as a business opportunity. Yesterday the company released a report where it examined the feasibility of this interconnected virtual world and how these economies can provide......