These days the word ‘Meta’ is creating a buzz among the audience along with a sign of question mark (?) on each face. Have you noticed why we all are wandering confused with an introduction of the word ‘Meta’? What is it? How it’s bothering us? What is Google Discover.
Well, for a brief introduction let’s dive into an article and get to know more about the attention seeker word ‘Meta’.
What is Meta?
Meta is an incorporated trade name – An American multinational technology company situated in Menlo Park, California. Formerly Facebook, inc. was its identity. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all generated from it. The other products and services that are offered by Meta are Messenger, Facebook Watch, Facebook Portal, and Facebook.
October this year, the parental company facebook decided to edit its name to generate metaverse. Therefore, on October 28, the word Meta had been announced and it gets from the Greek language with the meaning ‘Beyond’ – It represents innovation.
Why has Facebook renamed its name, Meta?
The idea of rebranding Facebook is come up as a new version – it is to own the metaverse, a plan to deliver a 3D version of the Internet that is majorly in demand and maximum companies are favoring it over anything.
It has been in the reports that previously there was a lot more confusion on this topic because more than half of the world’s total population is active on Facebook.
Let’s see how it all happened?
After studies, on October 28, the company that owns Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp reshaped its name as Meta. During the annual conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the new name of the platform because according to him, the brand is strictly connected with only one product and it’s hard to represent everything that we are working on with just a single product.
Another important announcement is Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp will remain in its original name but the brand that produces and keep them up to date will now be familiar with Meta.
Meta: A new social connection
In 2021, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Meta, which is to get apps and technologies under one roof. Meta’s main concern to come into existence is to bring the metaverse to life and support people to connect different regions, communities and boost their business.
The metaverse is like a new experience for people. It is to expand today’s social experience and make it fun-loving, far better than the previous level. Through this, you can share your experience with another person even you’re far away and can perform work together online which is not possible in the physical world. This is like an evolution of a new chapter in our history.
This is a time to generate everything you want to do with virtual reality!!
With metaverse, virtual reality will be a new zone from social connection to the entertainment world, to gaming zone to fitness, education, and eCommerce.
When Facebook was launched in 2004, it gave a new idea to people on social connection. Now, Meta is giving a new vision beyond 2D screens to enlarge social technology.