FACEBOOK CHANGES ITS NAME, IT’S META
Finally, the company Facebook is changing its name. Its boss, Mark Zuckerberg, announced on Thursday at the Facebook Connect event that the parent company of the Facebook network, Instagram and the Messenger and Whatsapp applications will now be called Meta . He chose a name of Hebraic origin that means “to rise, to advance”.
The founder of the tech giant, accused of putting profits before humans by a whistleblower and many elected officials, chose “meta” – He chose a name of Hebraic origin that means “to rise, to advance.” and a new blue logo in the shape of a horizontal “8,” which represents in the Talmud the number of Perfection .
This year, Facebook will invest 10 billion dollars in the metaverse. This represents about one month of revenue for the Californian firm. The Meta group has also announced its intention to recruit 10,000 people in Europe in five years, in order to contribute to the growth of this virtual world.
According to Mark Zuckerberg, the metaverse represents the future of the Internet, after computers and cell phones, to which the public will have access to interact, work or be entertained via technologies (augmented reality glasses, virtual reality headsets, etc.).
The logo keeps the blue color and plays on the infinity symbol.
Many people through Twitter mock Mark Zuckerberg, comparing Facebook to the big tobacco groups, which were caught in the storm of the cancer disease as Philip Morris in Altria.