Facebook Rebrands As Meta to Emphasize ‘Metaverse’ Vision
Skeptics point out that it also appears to be an attempt to change the subject from the Facebook Papers.
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company is rebranding itself as Meta in an effort to encompass its virtual-reality vision for the future — what Zuckerberg calls the “metaverse.” Skeptics point out that it also appears to be an attempt to change the subject from the Facebook Papers, a leaked document trove so dubbed by a consortium of news organizations that include The Associated Press. Many of these documents, first described…