• Facebook's New Corporate Name Is Meta, Do With That What You Will

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

    Facebook got a facelift. Nearly two decades since its inception - a lifetime for social networks - Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new corporate name after mild anticipation: Meta. The founder shared the news during the company's annual Connect conference, as well as in an open letter. "We are at the beginning of the next chapter for the internet," Zuckerberg said, "and it's the next chapter for our company too."
    "It's the next chapter for our company."
    Meta will encompass various technologies and apps, including Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook, which will retain its name. In its new...
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  • Facebook Changes Corporate Name to Meta

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The social network, under fire for spreading misinformation and other issues, said the change was part of its bet on a next digital frontier called the metaverse.
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  • Twitter's Jack Dorsey Retweets Wendy's Dunking on Facebook: ‘Changing Name to Meat'

    Twitter's Jack Dorsey Retweets Wendy's Dunking on Facebook: ‘Changing Name to Meat'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

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    Even Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey couldn't help getting in on the Facebook mockery.
    Facebook announced Thursday that they are changing their corporate name to Meta. The social media platform will still operate under the same name, but the overall company is getting a rebrand because of Mark Zuckerberg's focus on the “metaverse.”
    A couple of the brands had some fun ridiculing Twitter over the name change, but perhaps none were as blunt as Wendy's - changing its name to “Meat”
    Changing name to Meat
    - Meat October 28, 2021
    Into the Meataverse
    - Meat October 28, 2021
    Somewhat...
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  • You Won't Believe What Facebook Just Changed Its Name To

    You Won't Believe What Facebook Just Changed Its Name To

    1 month ago - By E! Online

    Facebook is ready for a big change.
    On Thursday, Oct. 28, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that his tech company is changing its name to Meta, while the social media platform will remain...
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  • Facebook Officially Changes Company Name to. Meta

    Facebook Officially Changes Company Name to. Meta

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 28: A sign with a new logo and the name ‘Meta' is displayed in front of Facebook headquarters on October 28, 2021 in Menlo Park, California. A new name and logo were unveiled at Facebook headquaters after a much-anticipated name change for the social media platform.
    “The company name is Meta.”
    “In what way?”
    “No, that's the name!”
    “What is?”
    “Meta.”
    “How?”
    “Listen, the name is Meta.”
    “You still haven't told me what's Meta about it!!!”

    Facebook is under a whirlwind of controversy, so they are going with a company-wide rebrand.
    And the new name they have...
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  • Mark Zuckerberg Unveils Demo Video for the ‘Metaverse' - Facebook's Plan to Keep People at Home

    Mark Zuckerberg Unveils Demo Video for the ‘Metaverse' - Facebook's Plan to Keep People at Home

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday unveiled a demonstration video for the so-called “metaverse,” and said his company would rebrand as Meta to reflect the concept.
    The metaverse - which is based on the concept of using Facebook's Oculus headset to engage in day-to-day activities, eliminating the need to leave home in the future - would be about “connecting with people,” Zuckerberg told viewers of the video, which was released as part of Facebook's annual developer event.
    “Imagine if you put on your glasses or headset, and you're instantly in your home space,” Zuckerberg said as he...
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  • Facebook renames itself Meta

    Facebook renames itself Meta

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    OAKLAND, Calif. - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company is rebranding itself as Meta in an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the future, what Zuckerberg calls the “metaverse.”
    Skeptics point out that it also appears to be an attempt to change the subject from the Facebook Papers, a leaked document trove that has revealed the ways Facebook ignored internal reports and warnings of the harms its social network created or magnified across the world.
    Zuckerberg says he expects the metaverse to reach a billion people within the next decade. The metaverse, he says, will...
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  • Facebook Is Changing Its Name To ‘Meta' - “From Now On We're Going To Be The Metaverse First, Not Facebook First”

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said the company is changing its corporate name to ‘Meta' a move that was hinted at in recent weeks and follows the company's plans to invest billions of dollars in the next iteration of computing that the social media giant's CEO has dubbed the Metaverse. The move also comes as the company...
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