Tech Bytes: Senators vs. Meta

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Senators versus the metaverse. Meta boss Mark Zuckerberg is getting a letter from two democrats, asking the company to restrict it Virtual Reality app to adults. A report said Meta will soon open Horizon Worlds to teenagers. The senators are concerned the app could harm their mental health, Meta has not commented on the letter.

Microsoft is giving users more control over the personality of the Bing AI. There’s now a creative option, which gives more imaginative answers. And a precise option, for shorter replies.

Fujifilm is adding a new instant camera to its lineup. The Instax Mini 12 looks a lot like the Mini 11, but there’s a new lens feature that lets you twist to zoom instead of pushing a button. The camera can also be powered on and off by twisting the lens. It’ll be available this month for $80.