Meta Approves Four Programming Languages for Workers and Developers

Meta, the social ad biz better known as Facebook, on Wednesday endorsed four programming languages as preferred options for employees and for developers building software on its platform, now in the midst of reorientation toward data-rich virtual worlds.

Yet, memory safety may matter less to Meta in the near term than customer safety. A recent report titled “Taming the Hydra: Trust and Safety in the Metaverse,” by Everest Group, argues that enterprises participating in virtual world interactions will need to up their trust and safety game to avoid abusive behavior directed at virtual world avatars, data privacy problems, digital asset fraud, and mental/physical health problems for content moderators.

Read more in The Register

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