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This news item is part of the weekly top 5 news bulletin (from Week 1, Sep 2022) specially packaged for leaders of Nonprofits, Churches, and Faith-based Social Ventures.
Meta released a couple of interesting announcements about Horizon World VR. First is the airing of an Immersive comedy VR show called Surrounded, which will air and be released on Meta Quest 2 headsets on September 9. So it’s interesting to see how Meta is getting into the content production space and combining it with the Metaverse plans that they have for the company being Meta’s production, it will also be available on Facebook, Instagram and Messenger, do have a look at the details. It’s nice to see this trend evolving. The second announcement is about Horizon worlds expanding to more countries in Europe, especially to France and Spain, but it’s going to be only in English for the moment. But the expansion in Europe is happening as announced by Meta. We will link to all the details in the show notes. Have a look.
Here is the full list of the Top 5 News Items from Week 1, September 2022 with source links from Twitter, Meta, WhatsApp, YouTube, Ethereum, Web3.
🗞️ News 1: Twitter launches new Circle feature & integrates Podcasts into Spaces
🗞️ News 2: Meta’s immersive VR Comedy in Horizon World & European expansion
🗞️ News 3: YouTube releases details about Playback Speed trends on the platform
🗞️ News 4: WhatsApp gets an end-to-end shopping feature with JioMart products
🗞️ News 5: [Web3] The big Ethereum merge: dates, info & details you need to know
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