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Facebook changes its name to Meta: 15 hilarious Twitter reactions after Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement

Highlights

  • Facebook Inc. has officially rebranded itself to Meta
  • The moves comes to align the company to Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse vision
  • The company has announced that social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will retain their branding

Facebook has renamed its parent to Meta, as announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the Connect 2021 event held on October 29th. The new name Meta is in line with the CEO’s vision to make Facebook a metaverse company rather than just a social media brand. This doesn’t come as a surprise since Zuckerberg had already announced in July that Facebook Inc. is planning a transition from a social media company to a metaverse firm within next five years.

Also read: Facebook changes company name to ‘Meta’ in rebranding exercise

Notably, Zuckerberg’s vision of metaverse involves virtual digital spaces, accessible through the Internet. At the Connect 2021 event, the CEO said, “We are a company that builds technology to connect. Together, we can finally put people at the center of our technology. And together, we can unlock a massively bigger creator economy.

As is expected, Twitter is having a field day with the latest rebranding exercise from the world’s biggest social media company. From Wendy’s changing its name to Meat to Twitter’s Jack Dorsey taking a pot shot at the new name, there are hilarious Twitter reactions to the latest development. Here are our top picks from hilarious Twitter reactions to Facebook changing its name to Meta.

Twitter reacts to Facebook changing its name to Meta

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Abhiman Biswas

Abhiman has over 8 years of experience in content development. He is a Senior Writer and Social Media Manager at Pricebaba. He covers technology news, feature articles, and tech reviews, apart from managing the official Facebook and Instagram handles. Despite a degree in marketing, his love for latest gadgets and technology steered him towards consumer technology coverage.