What does changing the name “Facebook” to “Meta” mean?

What does changing the name “Facebook” to “Meta” mean?
What does changing the name “Facebook” to “Meta” mean?
Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the giant social networking site, “”, announced the change of the name of his company, to “Meta”, in a step that takes his company towards a new world of social networking.

The name of the “Facebook” application will remain unchanged, but it is the name of the parent company that has become “dead”, similar to the “Google” website that belongs to its parent company “Alpha Bit”.

Mark Zuckerberg’s social media group includes Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

What does the name “meta” mean?

This name is taken from a new technology that Facebook is working on called “metaverse”, which will change the shape of social networking sites in the future for more communication between users.

“Metaverse” is a technology that is currently causing a sensation in Silicon Valley among the giant technology companies, as it is based on the idea that users will live, work, and exercise within a virtual world, through the use of augmented reality technologies, and the use of virtual reality glasses.

The world of “Metaverse” is more like science fiction movies, where people can spend time together but in a virtual world.

The term “metaverse” originates from science fiction author Neal Stephenson in his 1992 novel “Snow Crash”, which describes a virtual space in which people interact through avatars.

Through “Metaverse”, you can share experiences with your friends virtually, such as playing sports or attending concerts, as well as working and studying.

Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus in 2014 was part of this plan, as it is a company working in the field of virtual reality technologies.

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