Meta has announced simple and impactful ways for creators and users of their Apps to learn about climate change and take action. In more than 30 countries, users can donate to and create fundraisers directly in Instagram Reels for more than 1.5 million nonprofits.
- Fundraise on Instagram Reels: Available today in more than 30 countries, you can donate and create fundraisers directly in Instagram Reels for more than 1.5 million nonprofits. Dave Burd also known as Lil Dicky, Maggie Baird, and Zyahna Bryant are among the many raising money to build awareness on environmental issues including climate change and sustainability, all the money raised using Fundraisers on Instagram goes directly to the organization.
- Visit the Climate Science Center: The center has newly added features, including highlighting everyday actions and solutions people can take and showcasing new data visualizations that show country-level emissions and curating new content. More than 200 million people have visited the Climate Science Center, now available in 150 countries.
- Show support for the environment:
- On Instagram, illustrator Ping Zhu has created stickers that encourage people to express their support for Earth Day and the environment. When someone uses one of the stickers in a Story, they’ll get added to a multi-author story that shows up in the first spot of the Stories tray at the top of Instagram.
- On Facebook, new profile frames are added that let people show their support.
- On Messenger, a custom sticker pack and 3D Avatar stickers are released, built just for Earth Day. Meta has also partnered with Ellen DeGeneres to bring an Earth Day-friendly version of her mobile game Heads Up! to video calling on Messenger and Instagram.
- Explore environmental VR content on Quest: Immerse yourself in conservation experiences across the globe with virtual reality apps and experiences from Meta Quest. Encounter endangered mountain gorillas in the volcanic jungles of northern Rwanda and walk with giant pandas rescued from the wilds of China, or sit with the children of Cabo Pulmo to learn how overfishing is impacting their local reef and livelihood.
- Shop secondhand on Facebook Marketplace: You can use Facebook Marketplace to buy, sell and thrift secondhand items in your local community and beyond — from bicycles and plants to clothes and home decor. As of this April, there are more than 700,000 environmentally-friendly and up-cycled items listed on Marketplace in the US.
News Source: Meta Newsroom