Facebook Is Changing Its Name To Meta, And People Have Some Strong — Albeit Hilarious — Feelings About It

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“This all happened because Mark Zuckerberg never meta girl until college.”

Facebook just announced that they’ll be changing their name to “Meta.” In a virtual meeting about the corporation’s future, Mark Zuckerberg said he hopes they can eventually be seen as a “metaverse company.”

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According to Investopedia (a website I never thought I’d find myself perusing), a metaverse is “a digital reality that combines aspects of social media, online gaming, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and cryptocurrencies to allow users to interact virtually.”

This rebranding comes after a wave of scrutiny towards the company for its alleged spread of hate speech and misinformation. So as you can probably imagine, the internet has some thoughts. Here are 15 tweets that sum up people’s reactions:


Zuck has a bottle of Sweet Baby Ray’s on the bookshelf as he announces Facebook’s rebrand to Meta

If this isn’t proof we are in a simulation idk what is

06:57 PM – 28 Oct 2021

Twitter: @MYSTIC7

What do you think about the name change? Let us know in the comments 😏.

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