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Zuckerberg Uses Greek Word “Meta” to Rebrand Facebook

"Meta" is not only a Greek word that is overused in technology; it's now also the word chosen by Mark Zuckerberg, in his attempt to rebrand Facebook's bruised image. The word is used in speaking about internet data ("metadata")...

Varoufakis Claims Zuckerberg Stole “Meta” Name for Facebook

Yanis Varoufakis, the former finance minister of Greece, accused Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg of stealing the word "Meta" from a left-wing think-tank. Posting on Twitter, Varoufakis said: "Hands off our mέta, our Centre for Postcapitalist Civilisation, Mr Zuckerberg. You, and your...

Facebook “Meta” Name Change Brings Backlash

Facebook's announcement of its new name "Meta" on Thursday has already brought widespread backlash across social media. The social media Goliath debuted its new corporate name during the company's annual Connect Conference. CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared in a video livestreamed...

Facebook to Change its Name to Meta

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that the company will be renaming itself Meta. The announcement came with a redesigned logo resembling a slightly skewed horizontal infinity symbol. The Facebook social media app will keep its name, as well...

Facebook CEO Announces Metaverse called “Horizon”

In what many around the world see as an effort to take attention away from a slew of recent problems, many of them brought to light by a whistleblower, the media behemoth Facebook announced a new creation, a "metaverse"...

Facebook Set to Announce New Name Today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to unveil the company's new name as well as its restructuring at Facebook's yearly Connect Conference, which will be held on Thursday. Many believe that the restructuring plan for Facebook, as well as its...

Leaked Facebook Papers Show the Company Did Not Act to Stop Capitol Riot Calls

The fallout from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's leaked internal documents continues. CNN reported on Friday that documents from the leak show that the company did less to stop the Jan. 6 Capitol Riots than they'd previously admitted. Facebook's COO Sheryl...

Trump Launches New Media Company and “TRUTH Social” App

Former US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday he’s launching a new media company with its own social media platform, after he was banned from Twitter and suspended from Facebook after a group of his supporters stormed the US...

Facebook Announces 10,000 New EU Jobs for “Metaverse” Platform

Facebook is planning to hire 10,000 people in the EU to develop a so-called "metaverse," it announced on Monday. This is an online world where people can game, work and communicate in a virtual environment, often using VR headsets. Facebook...

Facebook Whistleblower Charges Firm Aware it Spreads Hate

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, the former employee of the firm who released a bombshell on Sunday when she spoke freely to "60 Minutes" about the media behemoth's policies, charged in Congressional testimony on Tuesday that it "is operating in...