Browsing: Metaverse

  • Facebook and its other apps(Instagram and WhatsApp) will be operating under the Meta umbrella.
  • Facebook is now working towards building a “metaverse”.
  • People in a metaverse might use a headset to enter a virtual world connecting all sorts of digital environments.

On Thursday October 28, 2021, social networking giant Facebook changed its name and rebranding itself as Meta. But do you really know what “meta” means? Well, the word “meta” comes from the Greek word meaning “beyond”.

As a result of rebrand, Facebook and its other apps(Instagram and WhatsApp) will be operating under the Meta umbrella.

While unveiling the new brand, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg said the company is broadening its reach beyond social media into areas like virtual reality (VR).

According to Zuckerberg, Facebook as a company has been looking at and reporting on its business as two different segments, one for its family of apps, and one for …