Mark Zuckerberg
Opinion  /  Published 20.12.21

Co-opting India: Meta’s bid to reinvent Facebook

If you want to bury a controversy, come to India. There is a convergence of interests here. A government acquiring a reputation for minority-baiting and a social media company being charged with allow...
By Sevanti Ninan

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.21

The metaverse and the disembodied self

Ever since Facebook rebranded itself as Meta last month, a concept that was first mooted in a 1992 science fiction novel by Neal Stephenson has become perhaps the most discussed and debated term in cy...
By Samantak Das

Science Tech  /  Published 08.11.21

Bid to get back the hip and cool

A few days ago, the public got a glimpse into Mark Zuckerberg’s fear that Facebook might shrivel into irrelevance. In a conference call to discuss Facebook’s financial results, Zuckerberg...
By Shira Ovide

Science Tech  /  Published 07.11.21

Meta match

What is metaverse? A space where physical and digital worlds come together and representations of people — avatars — interact. How important is Meta to metaverse? Facebook or Meta&rsquo...
By Mathures Paul

World  /  Published 06.11.21

Facebook faces new anti-trust lawsuit

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, downloaded a popular new app, Phhhoto, on August 8, 2014, and took a selfie. Other Facebook executives and product managers soon followed suit. It th...
By New York Times News Service in San Francisco


Opinion  /  Published 03.11.21


Facebook wants its users to like it again. The tech titan’s chief executive officer, Mark Zuckerberg, announced a rechristening last week: the holding company behind the digital behemoth would n...
By The Editorial Board

Science Tech  /  Published 03.11.21

Metaverse was there before Zuckerberg’s Meta

A few days ago, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook has been renamed Meta and the focus will be on developing a metaverse experience, a concept borrowed from sci-fi touchstones like Snow Crash and...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.21

Letters to the Editor: SC forms panel to probe Pegasus snoopgate

Mind the minders Sir — The Supreme Court order for an independent probe into the possible use of the Israeli spyware, Pegasus, to spy on Indian citizens is welcome (“Fresh air”, Oct...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 30.10.21

FB renames itself Meta

Facebook rose to prominence over the past two decades with some of the world’s most recognisable branding: a big blue-and-white letter F. No longer. On Thursday, the social networking giant too...
By Mike Isaac in San Francisco

Science Tech  /  Published 30.10.21

Facebook rebrands as Meta

BackRub became Google: Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stuck with the name for some time. Cadabra became Amazon: During its early days, the name was Cadabra but Jeff Bezos wanted a more accurate ...
By Mathures Paul


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