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This news item is part of the weekly top 5 news bulletin (from Week 4, Nov 2022) specially packaged for leaders of Nonprofits, Churches, and Faith-based Social Ventures.

Meta launches 'Xtadium' integrating VR into Live Sports like UFC, NASCAR

Meta released an interesting announcement about an app that they are adding into Meta quest that integrates VR virtual reality into live sports. The app is called Xtadium with an X in it instead of S. So I guess you call it Xtadium. Tough brand name. So what the app does is it gives you a feeling of sitting in the front row of a real life sports game. So you will feel like with your headset on, even though you’re at home, you will feel like you’re actually in the front row of the stadium. You can watch the game, the real game, like live game, and you can watch the audience and you know all of that with your avatar. It’s an integrated hybrid experience of real life footage and Metaverse coming together. So an interesting application, anything that combines two things, sports and news, is going to be adopted very well by the audience audience. That’s what we’ve seen in history. So let’s see if this helps Meta VR move forward.

Here is the full list of the Top 5 News Items from Week 4, November 2022 with source links from Instagram, TikTok, Meta, LinkedIn, Nike, Web3.

🗞️ News 1: Instagram allows you to add Music to your regular image posts on Feed 

Source: Instagram

🗞️ News 2: TikTok releases findings from Digital Parenting Practices 2022 survey

Source: TikTok

🗞️ News 3: Meta launches ‘Xtadium’ integrating VR into Live Sports like UFC, NASCAR

Source: Meta

🗞️ News 4: LinkedIn releases a new Brand Safety hub for its Audience Network ads

Source: LinkedIn

🗞️ News 5: [Web3] Nike launches .SWOOSH marketplace as part of its NFT plans

Source: Nike

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