Facebook changes its horizon
The group of social networks will change its name on October 28, according to a news report by the American media The Verge, relayed by Le Parisien and all the press. Mark Zuckerberg is expected to make his announcements at the company’s annual conference. Of course, Facebook will always be Facebook.
This announcement comes at a time when Facebook announced, a few days ago, to create new jobs in Europe to develop the “metaverse”, a new virtual environment that will offer a three-dimensional interface, like augmented reality glasses. Over 10 years, 10,000 jobs would be created in the United States to which 10,000 others in Europe.
The social network has concluded an agreement with a part of the French daily press to remunerate it for “neighboring rights”, we can read in Le Point, a few weeks after having signed similar agreements with Le Monde and Le Figaro. This agreement signed with the Alliance for the General Information Press (Apig), which represents national and regional dailies, “provides that Facebook obtains and remunerates licenses for neighboring rights.