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Mark Zuckerberg hasn't yet decided on Facebook's new name despite a 'metaverse' rebrand looming, a report says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg still hasn't picked a new name for Facebook's rebrand, journalist Casey Newton reports. Facebook's new name could be announced as soon as Monday, sources told Newton. The Verge reported Tuesday that Facebook would rebrand to focus on its "metaverse" ambitions. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg still hasn't settled on a new name for the company even though a rumored rebrand could arrive in a matter of days, ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, News, Trends, Newton, Zuckerberg, Casey Newton, Rebrand, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Newton The Verge


10 Things in Politics: Dems stall on voting rights

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:In voting-rights fight, progressive activists see a 'make-or-break moment' for changing the filibusterThe FDA is pushing forward on boosters for millions of AmericansFacebook's recent trademark filings hold clues to the company's new...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Florida, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Senate, China, Russia, Trends, Atlanta, Tesla, Joe Biden, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, New Hampshire


10 things in tech you need to know today

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. PayPal is reportedly exploring an acquisition of Pinterest. Pinterest soared as much as 19% on Wednesday after reports surfaced that PayPal is considering buying the social-media company for around $39 billion. Everything we ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Paypal, Cnn, Virgin Galactic, SEC, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Jeff Bezos


Facebook, don't change your name -- change your CEO

Facebook's reported move to change its name is a smart PR move, says Kara Alaimo, but won't get to the root of the problem -- the company's bankrupt reputation -- or magically create a brand in which consumers will place blind faith. Replacing Mark Zuckerberg as CEO is a different story, she contends.
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cnn, Kara Alaimo


Facebook is Planning To Rebrand the Company With a New Name

Facebook is planning to change its company name next week to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, The Verge reports, citing an unnamed source. From the report: The coming name change, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about at the company's annual Connect conference on October 28th, but could unveil sooner, is meant to signal the tech giant's ambition to be known for more than social media and all the ills that entail. The rebrand would likely position the blue Facebook app as one ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Tech, Instagram WhatsApp Oculus


Senator Asks Facebook CEO to Testify on Instagram and Kids

The senator leading a probe of Facebook’s Instagram and its impact on young people is asking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify in the Senate.
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Facebook rebrand: New horizons as Mark Zuckerberg plans changes

What's in a name? For Facebook, almost two decades of an eponymous social media network that has defined its entire identity, growing into a household name that dominated Big Tech.It dates back to Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm... [Author: [email protected]]
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Senator calls on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about Instagram and kids

Sen. Richard Blumenthal wrote to Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday, calling on the Facebook CEO or the head of Instagram to testify on the platform's harms on children.
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U.S. Senator Blumenthal Calls on Facebook's Zuckerberg to Testify

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat, called on Wednesday for Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to...
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Mark Zuckerberg Has Been Added To a DC Lawsuit Over the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine is adding Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to a lawsuit over the Cambridge Analytica data-mining scandal. From a report: Racine announced the addition on Twitter this morning, saying his investigation had revealed that Zuckerberg was "personally involved in decisions related to Cambridge Analytica and Facebook's failure to protect user data." The 2018 lawsuit accuses Facebook (and now Zuckerberg) of misrepresenting its policies around third-party dat...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Tech, District Of Columbia, Zuckerberg, Racine, Cambridge Analytica, Karl Racine, DC Lawsuit Over the Cambridge Analytica Scandal


New logo? Call itself ‘FCBK’? Bring back poking? How Facebook could rebrand

Can the social media giant rebrand itself without alienating users? Here are five suggestionsFacebook’s proposed rebrand comes at a crucial time for the company. On one hand, Mark Zuckerberg’s increasing focus on the “metaverse” seems to hint that he has ambitions far beyond simply destroying every non-Facebook industry on the planet. But at the same time, he also has to unveil this new unstoppable machine of death without scaring off too many regular Facebook users. How will he be able to manag...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Technology, Media, Social Networking


Report: Facebook to Change Its Name Next Week to Better Reflect Company's 'Metaverse'

Facebook is reportedly planning to change its name to better reflect Mark Zuckerberg's goal of creating a "metaverse," reports The Verge, claiming the change could come as soon as next week. From the report: The coming name change, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about at the company's annual Connect conference on October 28th, but could unveil sooner, is meant to signal the tech giant's ambition to be known for more than social media and all the ills that entail. The rebrand would l...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg, Roblox, Facebook Company, Frances Haugen, Better Reflect Company, Instagram WhatsApp Oculus


Top Stories this AM: Facebook reportedly planning to change Facebook's name; Netflix's Sarandos apologizes; Magic Johnson weighs in on NBA's unvaxxed

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: The artist formerly known as Facebook. Facebook is reportedly changing its name because it wants to be known for its "metaverse" focus. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will talk about the planned rebrand at Facebook's annual Connect conference, The Verge reported. On the road again... Alibaba's Jack Ma is on his ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, San Francisco, Newsletter, Trends, Spain, Netflix, Beijing, Alibaba, Nba, Johnson, Biden, Ted Sarandos, Jack Ma, Magic Johnson


An attorney general added Mark Zuckerberg to a lawsuit against Facebook. It means Zuckerberg could personally be on the hook for up to $1.7 billion.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images A district attorney general has added Mark Zuckerberg to a Facebook privacy lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in 2018 on behalf of people affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg could face huge potential financial penalties. The attorney general for the District of Columbia, Karl Racine, has added Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a respondent to a privacy lawsuit against the company.Racine first told The New York Tim...
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An attorney general wants to add Mark Zuckerberg to a lawsuit against Facebook that has a massive potential penalty of $1.7 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images A district attorney general wants to add Mark Zuckerberg to a Facebook privacy lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in 2018 on behalf of people affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. If added as a respondent, Zuckerberg could face potential financial penalties, The NYT reported. The attorney general for the District of Columbia, Karl Racine, wants to add Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a respondent to a privacy lawsuit against t...
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Jack Dorsey mocks Mark Zuckerberg's metaverse plan, saying it's dystopian

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey (left) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made fun of the "metaverse" on Tuesday. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants Facebook to become a "metaverse company." Dorsey agreed with a tweet saying the metaverse could be "a dystopian corporate dictatorship." Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has made fun of the "metaverse," a concept Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been pushing as the future of both...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Europe, News, Trends, Jack Dorsey, Neal Stephenson, Dorsey, Zuckerberg, Dystopian, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Mark Zuckerberg Joe Raedle Getty, Zuckeberg


10 Things in Politics: The real reason behind America's supply crunch

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:America is running out of everything because Americans are buying so much stuffBiden is ready to slash his massive $3.5 trillion economic plan With Phil Rosen. Container ships at the congested Port of Los Angeles. Mike Blake/Reuters 1. THE EC...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Washington Post, White House, US, America, Trends, Fbi, Gop, House, Port Of Los Angeles, Nebraska, Associated Press, Vietnam, Federal Reserve


Facebook plans to change its name as part of company rebrand – report

Rebrand could position tech giant’s social media app as one of many products under a parent company which oversees the likes of Instagram, WhatsApp and OculusSocial media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name next week, the Verge reported on Tuesday, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter.Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about the name change at the company’s annual Connect conference on 28 October, but it could be unveiled s...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Media, Social Networking, Social Media, Digital Media


Facebook is reportedly changing its name because it wants to be known for its 'metaverse' focus

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on stage at an Oculus developers conference in 2016. Glenn Chapmann/AFP via Getty Images Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name, The Verge reported Tuesday. The name change aims to recast Facebook as focused on building a "metaverse." Facebook could unveil the new name within the week, according to The Verge. Facebook is planning to change the name of the company next week, The Verge reported Tuesday evening.The new name will aim to recast ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, News, Trends, Neal Stephenson, Zuckerberg, Tech Insider, Verge Facebook, Getty Images Facebook, Katie Canales, Tyler Sonnemaker, Glenn Chapmann, Ready Player One Facebook, July Zuckerberg, Congress the Securities and Exchange Commission


Facebook about to rebrand under a new name, report claims

Facebook is about to announce a major company restructure that will see it operate under a new name, a report claimed on Tuesday.
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Social Media, Metaverse


Democratic senators say they don't trust Facebook with digital currency and urge the company to stop Novi launch

STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images Democratic senators on Tuesday called on Facebook to stop the launch of Novi, its new crypto wallet. Novi was launched earlier in the day for users in the US and Guatemala. "Facebook cannot be trusted to manage a payment system or digital currency," the senators said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Democratic senators on Tuesday called on Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to stop the launch of its new cryptocu...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, US, Trends, David Marcus, Guatemala, Zuckerberg, House Financial Services Committee, Sherrod Brown, Brian Schatz, USDP, Getty Images Democratic, Isabelle Lee, Diem


10 things in tech you need to know today

Apple Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Apple has taken the wraps off its new MacBook Pro. For the computer's first redesign in five years, Apple has done away with the TouchBar, and has reintroduced MagSafe charging (farewell, USB-C chargers). See what else was unveiled yesterday, from next-gen AirPods to m...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Instagram, Microsoft, Washington, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Wall Street Journal


Mark Zuckerberg's mysterious new 'metaverse' project is hiring 10,000 people

Zuckerberg described his vision to The Verge in July, saying that one “can think about the metaverse as an embodied internet” where...
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Facebook says its hiring 10,000 people in Europe to help build Mark Zuckerberg's 'metaverse'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (left) walks past a crowd with virtual reality (VR) headsets. Facebook Facebook said it would create 10,000 jobs in Europe over five years to make a "metaverse." The metaverse is a theoretical virtual space where people can access the internet. Mark Zuckerberg said this summer he wants Facebook to become a "metaverse company." Facebook plans to create 10,000 jobs across the European Union (EU) over the next five years in pursuit of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's vis...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, UK, News, Trends, Eu, Ireland, Vr, Zuckerberg, European Union EU, Facebook Facebook, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Sophie Zhang


Facebook says it's hiring 10,000 people in Europe to help build Mark Zuckerberg's 'metaverse'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (left) walks past a crowd with virtual reality (VR) headsets. Facebook Facebook said it would create 10,000 jobs in Europe over five years to make a "metaverse." The metaverse is a theoretical virtual space where people can access the internet. Mark Zuckerberg said this summer he wants Facebook to become a "metaverse company." Facebook plans to create 10,000 jobs across the European Union (EU) over the next five years in pursuit of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's vis...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, UK, News, Trends, Eu, Ireland, Vr, Zuckerberg, European Union EU, Facebook Facebook, Tech Insider, Metaverse, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Sophie Zhang


Facebook to hire 10,000 in EU to work on metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg is a leading voice on the metaverse - a virtual reality version of the internet.
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New Internal Documents Contradict Facebook's Claims that AI Can Enforce Its Rules

Today in the Wall Street Journal, Facebook's head of integrity, Guy Rosen, admitted that from April to June of this year, one in every 2,000 content views on Facebook still contained hate speech. (Alternate URL here, with shorter versions here and here.) Head of integrity Rosen was calling that figure an improvement over mid-2020, when one in every 1,000 content views on Facebook were hate speech. But at that same moment in time Mark Zuckerberg was telling the U.S. Congress that "In terms of f...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Tech, Journal, U S Congress, Facebook Inc, Rosen, Wall Street Journal Facebook, Guy Rosen, New Internal Documents Contradict Facebook


Facebook announces 10,000 European Union jobs to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been a leading voice in Silicon Valley hype around the idea of the metaverse, which would blur the lines between the physical world and the digital one. Facebook bought Oculus, a company that makes virtual reality headsets, for $2 billion in 2014 and has since been developing Horizon, a digital world where people can interact using VR technology. Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, announced earlier this year that it had raised $1 billion in new funding, wi...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, News, European Union, Silicon Valley, Fortnite


Two Facebook whistleblowers have publicly attacked the company this year. Here's how their claims overlap.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Two Facebook whistleblowers, Sophie Zhang and Frances Haugen, have publicly criticised the company in 2021. Zhang told Insider she sees a common link between their criticisms of the company - profit. Both whistleblowers say Facebook under-resources countries it doesn't consider important. Facebook has been rocked by a public relations nightmare after whistleblower Frances Haugen leaked internal documents to The Wall Street Journal...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, News, Congress, Russia, US, Trends, Iran, Cnn, Ethiopia, The Guardian, Capitol Hill, Wall Street Journal, Whistleblower, Zhang


Facebook claims it uses AI to identify and remove posts containing hate speech and violence, but the technology doesn't really work, report says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Facebook's artificial intelligence removes less than 5% of hate speech viewed on the social media platform. A new report from the Wall Street Journal details flaws in the platform's strategy to remove harmful content. Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said that the company dangerously relies on AI and algorithms. Facebook claims it uses artificial intelligence to identify and remove posts containing hate speech and violen...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Congress, Trends, Report, Violence, Algorithm, Ai, Hate Speech, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Rosen, Facebook Employees, Color of Change, Facebook Algorithm