The Verge reports:
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. A spokesperson for Facebook declined to comment for this story.
Read the full article. This sounds much like what Google did with Alphabet in 2015.
— The Verge (@verge) October 20, 2021
Take it back to the roots and rebrand as Hot Or Not.
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) October 20, 2021
— Nick Fish (@nicholasrfish) October 20, 2021