Jeffrey Young [writing for EdSurge](

> Facebook (er, I guess now Meta) announced that it would partner with Coursera and edX to help push Meta’s curriculum in augmented and virtual reality, which it calls the [Spark AR Curriculum]( A spokesperson for edX, which started as a nonprofit by Harvard and MIT but [is in the process of being sold to for-profit 2U](, said the group would share more information about the partnership and its broader shifts in the coming weeks.

So it comes to this: Harvard and MIT sell off nonprofit edX, which [pivots to Facebook](