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Bitcoin Investors In Buying Spree As Prices Dip; SHIB Loses Despite Good News

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Money Team

Bitcoin (BTC) was trading at $46,862.24, down 3.19 per cent, according to Coinmarketcap.com. Shiba Inu launches beta version of its Decentralized Autonomous Organization.

Shiba Inu Burn At Christmas Party Removes 1.14 Billion Coins

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Money Team

The Shiba Inu coin burning exercise is expected to reduce the supply of the coin, which may help its price go up.


Metaverse: The Rise of The Unique Technology And What It Holds For Future

The Metaverse will potentially alter several sectors even further by introducing virtual reality (VR) based wearables that will introduce its users to an alternate virtual world from the confines of their homes.

US Attorneys Investigating Instagram Say It Ignored Research About Physical, Mental Health Of Young People

Nov 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Facebook's own research made it aware of the harms Instagram can cause teenagers (especially teen girls) when it comes to mental health and body image issues. US Attorneys are now investigating Meta Platforms.


Moderating Behaviour On Virtual Platform Can Be Impossible: Incoming Metaverse CTO

In an internal memo to employees, the incoming chief technology officer of Meta said while he would want to have "almost Disney levels of safety" on the platform, moderating people's behaviour at any meaningful scale is practically impossible.

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11 November, 2021

Instagram Testing New Feature That Lets You Take A Break From Using The App

Outlook Business Team

Instagram Chief Adam Mosseri said the idea behind the feature is to let users control their own experience on Instagram.


10 November, 2021

Sensitive Ad Targeting To Be Removed By Facebook Parent Company Meta

Associated Press (AP)

Meta, the parent company of Facebook said that it will remove ad targeting options on sensitive pointers such as health, race or ethnicity, political affiliation, religion or sexual orientation.


09 November, 2021

Plenty of pitfalls await Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ plan

Associated Press (AP)

Zuckerberg's promise that “you’re going to able to do almost anything you can imagine” in "metaverse" might not be such a great idea


09 November, 2021

Facebook Messenger To Now Have End-to-End Encrypted Voice And Video Calls

Outlook Business Team

Facebook Messenger has more than 1.3 billion monthly active users globally, it informs in its blogpost.


03 November, 2021

Facebook To Shut Down Face Recognition System, Delete 1 Billion People's Faceprint Data

Associated Press (AP)

A blog post from Facebook's Vice President Jerome Pesenti said that more than a third of Facebook's daily active users had opted in for its Face Recognition setting, now their faceprint data will be deleted.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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