Twitter has laid off thousands of contractors responsible for jobs including content moderation and infrastructure services, Platformer’s Casey Newton reported. Around 4,400 of Twitter’s 5,500 contractors were laid off Sunday, Newton said in a tweet. Contractors were not notified directly and instead found out because they lost digital access to their work accounts, Newton said. The...
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You don’t need special glasses to see why Meta Platforms announced its latest mixed-reality headset, the Quest 3, on Thursday, just days before Apple is expected to unveil its own entry to the field. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has literally bet the company, and its name, on the metaverse, but the results so far have been disappointing. It’s been almost a decade since Meta, née Facebook, stepped...
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