Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the new name for the social network, Meta, during the Connect conference.
The “Connect” event kicked off today with new ads from Facebook, where Mark Zuckerberg revealed the brand for the social network, and stressed that the company aims to engage social network users in the company’s technology, and also provide the opportunity for creators more, to reflect the “Connect” brand. Meta” the new vision of the company.
Mark stresses that the company’s new “Meta” brand reflects a broader concept of the company’s vision as an alternative to the limited Facebook brand, and the name “Meta” will refer to all the technologies and applications that the company is now offering to communicate with the broader metaverse concept.
What is the metaverse vision?
Facebook has faced a lot of criticism in the recent period, with a lot of intensive examination procedures for the social network as a result of the violations that were monitored by the company. Users’ information was also leaked through the social network.
A report from the Wall Street Journal also confirmed that the applications of Instagram and Facebook have become a bad influence on teenage users, which led the company to be subjected to a lot of pressure from the competent authorities demanding the process of dismantling the company to combat monopoly.
Here comes the role of the change that the Facebook network is heading towards, which simulates the experience of Google and the parent company Alphabet, as the company’s main vision expands from social networking to a broader concept known as the “Meta” brand, in which the company’s applications Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus glasses are included in the company’s new brand. .