Now Facebook is ‘Meta’, Mark Zuckerberg announces the new name of the company


oi-Akarsh Shukla


Updated: Friday, October 29, 2021, 1:23 [IST]

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Washington, October 29. Social media giant Facebook has announced its new name. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the new name ‘Meta’ at the annual Connect conference on October 28. Let us tell you that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to rebrand the company with a new name to focus on the metaverse. Zuckerberg said during the meeting, “We have learned a lot from battling social issues and living under closed platforms. Now is the time for us to accept it and move on.


The social media platform popular worldwide by the name of Facebook will now be known as Meta. It is worth noting that for a long time Facebook was being considered for a new name, which was announced on Thursday. People in the world will now know Facebook as ‘Meta’. However, at the Annual Connect conference, Mark Zuckerberg also announced that Facebook’s apps and their brand are not being changed. According to media reports, the company’s name ‘Meta’ was suggested by Facebook’s former Civic Integrity Chief Samidh Chakraborty.

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What is Metaverse?
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday that he is rebranding the company as ‘Meta’. The new name underscores its ambitions to re-focus the world’s largest social network on building the ‘Metaverse’. Let us tell you that Mark Zuckerberg describes the ‘Metaverse’ as a virtual environment in which you can enter yourself. That is to say, the virtual world you see on your screen so far, this metaverse is much more than that. It will be a virtual world where, users will be able to enter themselves and execute any work or game. Facebook (now Meta) has hired thousands of engineers for this work. Apart from Facebook, many other companies are taking steps in this direction.

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Facebook will be known as Meta social media platform, Mark Zuckerberg announced

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