Facebook Messenger Introduces AR Group Effects


Group Effects is a new feature available now on Facebook Messenger and Messenger Rooms that allows Facebook users to interact with a variety of AR experiences during group video calls. “Group Effects provide a more engaging and interactive way to connect with your friends.

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How to create a Facebook group

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Starting a Facebook group is a pretty easy process. Computing Guides Social Media create a facebook group Facebook Facebook Groups social media apps social media sectionHere's what you need to know.


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How Different Age Groups Can Use Virtual Reality


Users from every age group can use VR but may use it for different purposes. These suggestions are not grounded in medical science, but they provide information on which age groups the hardware best suits. Common Virtual Reality Applications Based on Age Group.

SCOTUS To Biden: Is NSO Group a Foreign Agent?

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nso group nso biden whatsapp software pegasus malware law crime spyware espionage gizmodo sovereign immunityThe United States Supreme Court wants the Biden Administration’s take on whether or not civil litigation laws apply to the world’s most infamous surveillance for hire firm. Read more.

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How to use tab groups in Safari

Digital Trends

With the new changes to Safari, you can now create tab groups for easier browsing management. Here's how tab groups work and how you can quickly set them up. Apple Computing How-To how to make tab groups Safari Safari Safari tab group guide tab groups

How NSO Group's iPhone-Hacking Exploit Works

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Volkswagen Group to Train 10,000 Employees in VR This Year

Road to VR

Volkswagen Group and VR studio Innoactive revealed the global, multi-brand automotive company is planning to train 10,000 employees this year alone using virtual reality. Volkswagen Group first deployed its Volkswagen Digital Reality Hub Group last year, a VR platform designed to help the company’s employees collaborate across the Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA and Volkswagen brands. The post Volkswagen Group to Train 10,000 Employees in VR This Year appeared first on Road to VR.

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How to use Windows 11 Snap Groups

Digital Trends

Snap Groups is one of the newest Windows 11 features to help boost productivity. Computing How-To How To Use Windows 11 Snap Groups Microsoft Multitasking Snap Windows Windows 11Here's how to use Snap droups in Windows 11 to improve yours.

How To Make A Group Chat On iPhone


It's no secret that messaging on the iPhone is a smooth process, but it may not be so straightforward when it comes to setting up group chats. Technology

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How to Ensure Your VR Workout Covers Each Muscle Group

VR Fitness

Here's what you need to know about each critical muscle group! It can be hard to balance your VR workout routine when you first start out. Continue reading on VR Fitness Insider.

NSO Group's Spyware Breached a Journalist's iPhone After Apple Sued

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NSO Group, the creepy spyware firm known for selling its services to authoritarian governments throughout the world, is in trouble again. A new report shows that the company’s most notorious malware, Pegasus, was used to hack the iPhone of a Jordanian journalist in December.

What is Embracer Group? Gaming’s new megapower, explained

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This is what you need to know about Embracer Group, the company that just acquired Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal. Features Gaming Crystal Dynamics Deep Silver Eidos Montreal Embracer Group Koch Media nordic games Saber Interactive THQ Nordic

Hacker Group Claims Extraordinary Access to User Authentication Firm Okta

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Hacker group LAPSUS$ posted images on its Telegram channel overnight claiming it achieved administrator access to Okta, a user authentication and data management company.

Facebook Revamps Groups, Rolls Out Discord-Like Channels


Facebook's new feature Channels looks a whole lot like Discord -- made all the more evident by the brand's use of gaming groups in official screenshots.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.08.02): Facebook creates Metaverse group and prepares to launch its smartglasses, and more!

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Facebook Reality Labs creates a group focused on working on the “metaverse”. The group is composed of executives that come from different teams within the company because the metaverse should be the transformation of the whole Facebook in an immersive setting.

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Dozens of Salvadoran Journalists Were Surveilled Using NSO Group's Spyware

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Notorious Israeli surveillance company’s NSO Group’s Pegasus software appears to have been used once again in an authoritarian spying campaign despite recent reports the company itself is hemorrhaging cash over rising debt and growing international scrutiny.

Apple Files Lawsuit Against Israeli Surveillance Company NSO Group

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Apple has filed a lawsuit against Israeli surveillance-for-hire company NSO Group over its Pegasus spyware that has been used to target Apple devices.

Amazon Sues Facebook Group Admins Over Massive Fake Reviews Plot

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Amazon has filed lawsuits against the administrators of over 10,000 Facebook groups that are allegedly part of a network to recruit individuals to leave fake reviews for products on Amazon in exchange for money or free products.

NSO Group's Spyware May Have Been Used to Target U.S. State Department Officials

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Apple recently revealed a new policy that would notify users if their devices were the targets of a state-sponsored attack conducted using spyware from Israeli surveillance-for-hire firm NSO Group.

Genius Media Group Is Suing Google For Antitrust

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Joining the national pile-on of entities suing Google for antitrust is Genius Media Group, which announced a lawsuit on Wednesday night related to the search giant’s ad exchange practices. genius media group lawsuit antitrust companies google sites ad exchange

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Amazon sues 10,000 Facebook groups over fake reviews

Digital Trends

Amazon is going after thousands of Facebook groups that it accuses of setting up schemes for the creation of fake reviews for products on its shopping site.

Unsurprisingly, the NSO Group's Malware Is Targeting Activists Again

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The iPhones of nine Bahraini political activists were recently hacked using the NSO Group’s spyware Pegasus, according to a new report put out by researchers. malware nso group nso pegasus espionage citizen lab technology internet spyware computer surveillance politics data breaches

VR Therapies Launches Immersive Physical Fitness Program for UK Senior Living Groups

XR Today - Virtual Reality

The UK immersive firm secured seniors with a 6-month programme with financial help from the local charity group Northamptonshire Sport, the National Lottery, and Sport England. The firm’s RendeverFit solution encourages movement among senior living groups.

This Virtual Being Music Group Released An AI-Generated Album, And It’s Not Bad


Fictional musical groups like Alvin and the Chipmunks and Jossie and the Pussycats, though vastly different from the types of acts we see today, lead the way for future fictional musicians, including The Gorillaz, Dethklok, and numerous others. . Yona, one of the first characters developed and leader of the group, was “fed” the works of Margaret Atwood, as well as publications pertaining to teenagers and city life.

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Use This Tool to Check If Your Phone's Been Hacked by the NSO Group's Spyware

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If you’ve been watching the news this week you may have heard something about the NSO Group, an Israeli spyware firm that currently stands accused of helping bad actors to hack journalists, politicians, and human rights activists throughout the world.

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Facebook’s redesign of Groups borrows from a popular, younger rival

Digital Trends

Meta is testing a few new UI changes to Facebook Groups and adding a new 'channels' feature as well. Computing News Social Media Facebook Facebook Groups Meta social media apps social media section

Advocacy Groups Launch Initiative to 'Stop' Facebook

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As Facebook weathers an ongoing PR shitstorm composed of various interlocking crises, a number of public advocacy groups have launched a website that asks Americans to help put the screws to the tech giant.

Google Swipes Left on Dating App Company Match Group

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Google wants to remove dating apps Tinder, Hinge, OkCupid and others from its Play Store after getting caught in a legal battle with the owner of the apps, Match Group Inc.

Apple Developers Join The WebVR Community Group

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Today, Brandon Jones from Google (who is one of the chairs in the official WebVR Community Group ,) noticed that developers from Apple have officially joined the group. In the Community Group there are 147 non-Chair participants as of the time of this writing. Notably Jones was quick to point out on Twitter that “group participation does not necessarily imply a commitment to implement” but it’s still a step in the right direction.

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Warner Music Group, OpenSea Partner for Web3 Marketing

XR Today - Virtual Reality

On Thursday, the Warner Music Group (WMG) announced a collaboration with OpenSea, a peer-to-peer NFT marketplace, to secure the global music label with Web3 infrastructure.

How to Create a Group Launch on Oculus App


With the Oculus app , users can easily go through the steps on the Oculus phone app, create a link for the group launch, and share that with their friends through social media such as Discord, Facebook, or private chat. Steps to Create Your Group Launch. Choose “Create Group Launch.”.

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Google is making it easier to save Tab Groups in Chrome

Digital Trends

Google is updating the Tab Groups feature so that you can save your tab groups, rather than having to recreate them each time you quit the web browser. Computing Chrome Google Google Chrome tab groups web browser

How to use Spotify Supergrouper to create fun music groups

Digital Trends

Spotify Supergrouper allows music fans to create music groups comprising their favorite artists. Here's how you can create your dream group. Guides Mobile Music Spotify Spotify app Supergrouper

How to make a group FaceTime call

Digital Trends

FaceTime is the most popular venue for group audio and videoconferencing for Mac and iOS. Apple How-To Mobile FaceTime facetime group callToday, you can include up to 32 participants. Here's how to do it.

NSO Group’s Spyware Reportedly Used in Attempted and Successful Phone Hacks of Journalists and Activists

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A list of more than 50,000 phone numbers and a subsequent investigation has led a consortium of 17 news organizations to believe that NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware was used to attempt or successfully carry out hacks on the phones of journalists, human rights activists, and more.

Signal Rolls Out Encrypted Group Video Calls

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Signal, the encrypted messaging app beloved by tech privacy enthusiasts around the world (including Edward Snowden ), is taking on the world of group video calls.

Facebook Will Now Let Groups Appoint "Experts" in an Effort To Combat Misinformation

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Sick to death of the misinformation that has been running rampant on its platform for years now, Facebook announced on Tuesday that it plans to roll out new measures aimed at curbing the spread of fake news by allowing group administrators to appoint designated “experts” in their spaces.