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Goodbye Facebook, hello Metaface? Social media giant plans name change

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20.10.2021

Facebook is set to change the name of its company as early as next week in a signal of intent as it transitions from a social network to a company focused on the metaverse, according to a story in The Verge.

The tech publication, which cited a source with direct knowledge of the plan, said that founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg would discuss the new name at Facebook’s annual Connect conference on Thursday 28 October, though the identity could be revealed before then.

When contacted by Campaign, a Facebook spokesman said: “We don't comment on rumour or speculation.”

Zuckerberg said in July that he wants to transition Facebook into a “metaverse company”.........

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