The world’s largest social network is going after click bait headlines. Will the one above survive?
The virtual-reality era officially begins on Monday. Facebook will start selling its $599 Rift, a VR headset it believes will change our lives — again.
The initiative behind some of the company’s most experimental apps has gone away, along with the apps it produced over the past year. Facebook says it will still encourage experimentation.
Being named the worst company in America two years in a row was a wake-up call for the video game maker. Interviews with current and former executives, employees and partners show how EA changed the way it worked as it tries to redeem itself.
Soon you’ll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world’s largest social networks are doing something about it.
The website has only been available to the public for a little over a month, but it’s already gaining attention among tech elite.
In Destiny, the newest video game from the creators of the blockbuster Halo franchise, players take the role of a “guardian,” a being with other-worldly powers tasked with protecting the last human city.
“You are Earth’s last hope,” a voice says in a June trailer for the game. “If you fail, everything you know — everything humans have ever known — will be gone forever.”
If you could, would you pay for Facebook?
That was one of the underlying questions users weighed in the past few months as they learned the world’s largest social-networking service had conducted experiments on nearly 800,000 people in 2012.
That controversial research into how posts affect users’ emotions is just latest in a long line of privacy flaps — and apologies — for the social networking giant.