Fb’s announcement that the corporate would henceforth be referred to as Meta unleashed a torrent of hilarity on Twitter from firms, folks and even the social media large itself.
Fb Inc. is now referred to as Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for brief, to mirror what CEO Mark Zuckerberg mentioned is its dedication to creating the brand new surround-yourself expertise often known as the ‘metaverse.’ However the social community itself will nonetheless be referred to as Fb.
Fb, Instagram and WhatsApp — that are utilized by billions world wide — will preserve their names beneath the rebranding critics have referred to as an effort to distract from the platform’s dysfunction.
Whereas critics pummelled Fb over the change, claiming the rebranding goals to distract from the corporate’s scandals, the web nonetheless had giggle.
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Meat jokes had been all the trend, with US hamburger chain Wendy’s tweeting shortly after the information: “Altering title to Meat.”
A tweeting wit beneath the deal with @NicoTheMemeDude queried: “Is that this the start of the Meataverse?”
To which Wendy’s retorted: “very meta.”
Meta’s newly minted Twitter account, which already accrued 13.5 million followers, cordially chimed in: “Good to meat you, @Wendys.”
pitched renaming our model to zometa however the thought was rejected without delay
— zomato (@zomato) 1635488934000
Not attempting to be too meta, however Tweeting to let you recognize The Social Community is at present streaming.
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) 1635480273000
Amazon Prime Video
Meta (2021) https://t.co/mtHEJwsYzm
— Prime Video (@PrimeVideo) 1635451230000
Considering of adjusting our title to Methi
— Swiggy (@swiggy_in) 1635486409000
@Meta see you within the ✨metaverse✨ https://t.co/Ph7m75LdQb
— Instagram (@instagram) 1635452761000
As a result of we like to preserve it easy: The Fb firm is now @Meta! WhatsApp remains to be @WhatsApp! https://t.co/R9TDn4cMxA
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) 1635452836000
BIG NEWS lol jk nonetheless Twitter
— Twitter (@Twitter) 1635459151000