Meta introduced Thursday (June 23) that it’s rebranding Fb Pay to Meta Pay, bringing the provide according to the corporate’s rebranding that started final yr.
In a weblog publish, the corporate mentioned that customers who beforehand arrange Fb Pay will not must make any modifications — they will nonetheless have the service, proper beneath the brand new title.
The publish mentioned that Meta Pay will nonetheless enable individuals to buy, ship cash and donate cash as earlier than throughout numerous Meta companies, together with Fb, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, together with wherever the Fb Pay button would have appeared earlier than.
The change will begin within the US and roll out internationally, though no timeline has been offered by the corporate. Meta famous that it sees a “fantastic opportunity” to work on monetary merchandise that join individuals to the digital economic system.
“It’s as important to us that sending and receiving money is as simple, fast and cheap as sending a message to anyone, anywhere,” the corporate wrote. “And that we offer reliable and convenient ways to pay for goods and services anywhere in the world.”
PYMNTS just lately wrote that Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered a brand new overview of 4 digital actuality (VR) headset prototypes the corporate is creating.
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Zuckerberg mentioned the purpose is to make “presentations that are visual and realistic like the physical world and far more advanced than the traditional computer screens we use today.”
One of many fashions proven known as Butterscotch, which has a decision of 60 pixels per diploma. In keeping with Zuckerberg, this could enable one to “comfortably read the smallest letters on the eye chart”.
Zuckerberg additionally mentioned that one other product within the works is taking a look at “depth of focal length.” He mentioned this could be totally different from the traditional display, which is ready at a distance and permits the person to deal with just one place.
He mentioned digital and augmented actuality (AR) entails specializing in issues “very near and far away,” and he mentioned “eye-tracking” know-how might assist with that. In his estimation, they wanted to repair “visual distortion” in software program rapidly sufficient that folks would not discover it.