Can’t help but think this is true.
Facebook and Mark are so intwined having him launch meta just transfers all the negative sentiment they were trying to dispel over to Meta.
Portal is a fantastic product with WhatsApp integration and it should be in everyones homes. It should be and omnipresent as the echo or Google home but it isn’t. People don’t trust Facebook and use them because there is no other valid option, no matter what you call them the feeling is the same.
A challenge to the name already…
I’m assuming the Facebook lawyers weren’t concerned given they already owned a company with the same name.
It won’t happen but I would love it if they had to call Meta something else in the US like Hungry Jacks in OZ
Late to the party but my favourite so far:
Carmack dissing his own employer? lol
Or was that meatverse?
I like the attention you went to to rearrange the letters, not just rewrite them in a different font. Gold star
There’s a wild story about him, Jack Dorsey, and a Goat - here’s a Google search link.
You know this will be called Mehta in South Asia
Okay the real reason I come on this thread was because this thread needs to be renamed to Meta Platforms Inc.
Is Facebook ever going to get good PR
Yes. When it shuts down and/or sells off Instagram and WhatsApp
To play Devil’s advocate here. In my domain, Facebook Research/AI actually does a lot of useful and impressive work that they open source for anyone to use - even commercially.
I think their role in genocide kind of cancels all of that out. They really don’t need you to throw yourself under the bus and play devil’s advocate.