Tag: renames

  • In the middle of a crisis, Facebook Inc. renames itself Meta

    In the middle of a crisis, Facebook Inc. renames itself Meta

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Like many companies in trouble before it, Facebook is changing its name and logo. Facebook Inc. is now called Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short, to reflect what CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday is its commitment to developing the new surround-yourself technology known as the “ metaverse.” But the social…

  • Facebook renames itself Meta amid controversy

    Facebook renames itself Meta amid controversy

    Facebook unveiled a new name. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images Facebook said Thursday it’s rebranding itself as Meta to reflect the company’s focus on building the metaverse, a virtual world where people work, play, learn and connect with their friends and family. Meta will be a new corporate brand that will preside over Facebook and…