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Facebook plans to change to a new name next week, what is the purpose of this?


Thursday, October 21, 2021 19:00 PM (GMT+7)

The social network’s “boss” is planning to change its name and their new name can be used as soon as next week. What is the purpose of this and are we about to say goodbye to the name “Facebook”?

Facebook is planning to change its name and maybe as soon as next week, you will be acquainted with a completely new name for this application that you use every day. This is information from “sources directly related to this”, according to The Verge. Major newspapers such as The Guardian, Forbes… also posted the same.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, plans to talk about the name change during the company’s annual conference on October 28, but the new name could also be revealed sooner.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. Photo: Josh Edelson/ AFP/ Getty Images.

According to technology news sites, the name change may be intended to position Facebook’s social networking application as one of many products under a parent company – the company that “looks after” applications such as Instagram, WhatsApp …

TechCrunch also posted that Facebook intends to change its name to focus on building a virtual universe (metaverse), demonstrating their ambition to not stop at social networks.

The name change, if true, comes at a time when Facebook is under a lot of pressure because it is said that it is putting “interests before people”, and that Facebook has a negative impact on children, Teenager…

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Facebook intends to change its name to build a virtual universe? Photo: Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Recently, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were also “down” for 5-6 hours, fueling rumors that they were having a hard time controlling their systems as the number of users increased.

Currently, it is difficult to say whether the Facebook application / website that we often use will change its name or not, or only the parent company is Facebook Inc. just change the name.

According to The Verge, Facebook’s new name is a well-kept secret, even for senior executives. Maybe the new name will be related to the word Horizon.

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Is the name Facebook about to become a thing of the past? Photo: Lionel Bonaventure/Getty Images.

Now a Facebook spokesperson told The Guardian that the company “does not comment on rumors or speculation”.

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