Facebook Goes Meta: Twitter, Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey, and Others Take Shots at Rebranding

The parent company name of Facebook has been changed to “Meta,” as of Thursday, according to a company announcement.

After the rebranding exercise was announced, many users used it as an opportunity to voice their displeasure with the social media giant.

 Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, was in attendance.

Aside from it being confusing, he thought the brand-new company name referred to nothing. The title, in his words, was “self-referential”

Facebook Goes Meta

Zuckerberg and his team have hailed “Meta,” a term derived from the term “metaverse,” as the future of Facebook and the Internet. 

The exercise did not seem to impress Dorsey, however.

In his Twitter bio, he defined meta as “meta: referring to oneself or to the conventions of one’s genre; self-referential,”

The man was not alone in the room.

His levity was shared by everyone on the internet, including Twitter.

Facebook Goes Meta
Facebook Goes Meta

More than 23,000 people had retweeted the article, and it had received more than 1.64 lakh ‘likes’ on Facebook as of the time of publication.

Furthermore, @AOC made fun of Facebook by bringing up the privacy concerns of its users as well as the controversy surrounding the social media platform due to its alleged preference for profit over the removal of problematic content. Facebook users.

Outrage over Dorsey’s previous statement

There had been outrage over Dorsey’s previous statement that the idea of a’metaverse’ was ‘dystopian,’ The Martian Chronicles of Narnia, written by science-fiction writer Neal Stephenson in 1992, is where the term first appeared, according to a Twitter user.

End users were treated as citizens in a dystopian virtual world owned by corporations, in which a corporate dictatorship ruled.

“Snow Crash” is an acronym for “Snow Crash,” the user speculated.

“NARRATOR That’s what he was,” Dorsey replied to the tweet with a post of his own.

Facebook’s parent company will now be known as Meta.

But the billions of people who use its apps — Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp — will continue to use them under their current names despite the change in the name of the company.

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