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Apple will temporarily stop taking a 30 percent cut on Facebook event fees

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Facebook is turning VR into a platform — but some indie developers fear its power

Facebook’s Oversight Board won’t launch in time to oversee the election — and activists aren’t happy

Facebook says it ‘mistakenly’ suspended hundreds of activists’ accounts

Facebook will reject political ads claiming an early victory in November

2020 election chaos

Leaks from internal Facebook meetings show Mark Zuckerberg on his back foot

A summer of the CEO defending his decisions to angry employees

Facebook says it could restrict content to stop violence around Election Day

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A guide to platform fees

Facebook will let people claim ownership of images and issue takedown requests

Facebook estimates it has helped more people register to vote in 2020 than it did in 2016

How the F-Factor diet became the center of an Instagram influencer feud

Facebook will stop recommending health groups

Facebook combines Messenger and Instagram chats in new app for small businesses

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Mark Zuckerberg on why he doesn’t want to ‘put an Apple Watch on your face’

How Facebook’s CEO is thinking about the future of augmented reality, virtual reality, and more

Facebook Connect 7: the 5 biggest announcements

Oculus Quest vs. Oculus Quest 2: what’s the difference?

VR Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell games are coming

The original Myst is coming to VR

A remake for the Oculus Quest

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Connect 7: All the news from Facebook and Oculus’ big VR / AR event

Facebook is discontinuing the Oculus Rift S

The Oculus Quest 2 has an optional, more comfortable head strap

Facebook will let creators put their AR effects in Messenger and Portal

Oculus Quest 2 review: better, cheaper VR

The new default for VR, if you’re okay with Facebook

Oculus’ new Quest 2 VR headset starts at $299 and ships October 13th

Facebook’s first ‘smart glasses’ will be Ray-Bans, coming next year

How to watch Connect, Facebook and Oculus’ big AR/VR event