Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name

Publication Title
The Verge
Publication/Creation Date
October 19 2021
Alex Heath (creator)
Facebook (contributor)
Mark Zuckerberg (contributor)
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"Facebook is planning to change its company name next week to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.

The coming name change, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about at the company’s annual Connect conference on October 28th, but could unveil sooner, is meant to signal the tech giant’s ambition to be known for more than social media and all the ills that entail. The rebrand would likely position the blue Facebook app as one of many products under a parent company overseeing groups like Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and more"

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Finding The Metaverse (2021)
Date archived
October 27 2021
Last edited
November 8 2021
How to cite this entry
Alex Heath. (October 19 2021). "Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name". The Verge. Vox Media Inc.. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5510