Oct 28, 2021

Facebook changes its corporate branding to Meta

Posted by in categories: augmented reality, virtual reality

Well, it’s official. After 17 years of being called Facebook, the social networking parent company behind Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus has a new name.

Facebook’s corporate entity is now **Meta**.

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg announced the change at the company’s AR/VR-focused Connect event, sharing that the new title captured more of the company’s core ambition: to build the metaverse.

“To reflect who we are and what we hope to build, I am proud to announce that starting today, our company is now Meta. Our mission remains the same — it’s still about bringing people together. Our apps and our brands — they’re not changing either,” **Zuckerberg **said. “From now on, we’re going to be metaverse-first, not Facebook-first.”

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