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Meta (formerly the Facebook company) builds technologies that help people connect, find communities and grow businesses. We're moving beyond 2D screens and into immersive experiences like virtual and augmented reality, helping create the next evolution of social technology.
Meta Platforms, Inc., doing business as Meta, and formerly named Facebook, Inc., and TheFacebook, Inc., is an American multinational technology conglomerate based in Menlo Park, California. The company owns and operates Facebook, Instagram, Threads, and WhatsApp, among other products and services.
Today at Connect 2021, CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced Meta, which brings together our apps and technologies under one new company brand. Meta’s focus will be to bring the metaverse to life and help people connect, find communities and grow businesses.
Nonprofits. Educators. The metaverse is the next evolution of social connection. Our company’s vision is to help bring the metaverse to life, so we are changing our name to reflect our commitment to this future. 3D spaces in the metaverse will let you socialize, learn, collaborate and play in ways that go beyond what we can imagine.
This release offers a unique opportunity for developers, while reflecting our commitment to open source, cross collaboration and innovation. Learn more about the technologies and platforms we create at Meta. We inspire to innovate and build the metaverse.
Meta partners with Hugging Face & Scaleway to Support Open Source. Nov 8, 2023.
Meta, parent company of the social network Facebook, the popular photo- and video-sharing network Instagram, and the instant-messaging services WhatsApp and Messenger. The name reflects an emphasis on the “metaverse,” where users interact in virtual reality environments.
Facebook (including the Facebook mobile app and in-app browser) Messenger. Instagram (including apps like Threads and Boomerang) Meta Portal-branded devices. Meta Platforms Technologies Products such as Meta Horizon Worlds or Meta Quest (when using a Facebook or Meta account) Shops. Meta Spark.
Meta Horizon Workplace Businesses Creators Developers Careers Investors Media Researchers Engineers Government, Politics & Advocacy Nonprofits Educators Our products empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas and offer support. Our Story When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect.
Essentially, the metaverse is a world of endless, interconnected virtual communities where people can meet, work and play. Laurent Gillieron/AP The term "metaverse" is the latest buzzword to...