2020 Acquisitions Facebook News

Facebook to acquire Giphy for $400 million

Facebook has announced that they’ll be acquiring GIF-sharing and making site, Giphy.

2019 Calibra Facebook News

Facebook’s Calibra cryptocurrency digital wallet is coming in 2020

Facebook has announced its plans to launch a digital wallet called Calibra for its Libra cryptocurrency.

2019 Amazon Alexa Facebook Facebook Portal & Portal+ News Smart Displays Smart Home

Facebook’s Portal smart displays are now available in Canada

Facebook’s Alexa-powered smart displays are now shipping to those in Canada.

2019 F8 Facebook Instagram News Oculus Oculus Quest Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality

F8 2019 Announcements: Oculus Quest release, Messenger improvements & more

Facebook made a few announcements at their F8 developer conference. This year’s event had an emphasis on Facebook building a more privacy-focused social platform.

2018 Amazon Alexa Facebook News Smart Home

Facebook’s Portal smart displays are designed for video chat

Facebook has introduced their first hardware product and it’s a set of smart displays with an emphasis on video chat.

2018 Facebook News Oculus Oculus Go Oculus Quest Oculus Rift Virtual Reality

Oculus announces their first standalone headset with 6DOF, Oculus Quest

Oculus made a couple of announcements at their developer conference, Oculus Connect 5, including their most powerful standalone headset, Oculus Quest, updates to Rift and more.

2018 Facebook Instagram News

Instagram co-founders resign from company

Instagram co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have announced their departure from the company.

2018 F8 Facebook M News Oculus Oculus Go Virtual Reality

F8 2018 Day One Announcements: Oculus Go, new Facebook features & more

The first day of Facebook’s annual developer conference, F8 had a couple of announcements including the availability of Oculus Go, AR and improvements to Facebook itself and more.

2018 CES CES 2018 Facebook News Oculus Virtual Reality

Oculus Go headset to be built by Xiaomi

Oculus has announced that their upcoming Oculus Go headset will be manufacturer by Xiaomi as part of a partnership.

2017 Facebook News Oculus Oculus Rift Virtual Reality

Oculus introduces their first standalone headset, Oculus Go

Oculus made a few announcements at their developer conference, Oculus Connect including their first standalone headset, Oculus Go, updates to their Santa Cruz prototype and more.