#91 - Why Facebook has become Meta | Curio

#91 - Why Facebook has become Meta

24 mins | Nov 10, 2021

Today's episode from 10th November 2021. Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a name change for Facebook and his vision for the metaverse. It comes at a time his company is under intense scrutiny, with questions around how the ​tech giant treats its users privacy and online safety. Will Meta be any better? Later on, we've all been in a position where we're under pressure to learn something really fast. Short of having the Bradley Cooper Limitless pill, what can you do? We've got a three-step guide on how to learn any subject quickly. Tech giant Facebook is being renamed Meta after Mark Zuckerberg's bold vision of a future governed by the metaverse. But, the project is already attracting criticism from academics and experts concerned about significant privacy and online safety issues. From the Financial Times, Hannah Murphy and Madhumita Murgia critically examine the company's next steps, from the astronomical costs to analysing appropriately moderate virtual spaces to ensure safety for all. Get to grips with this important life hack. When you’re in over your head, there are ways to quickly understand what is important and go from incompetent to in control. This instalment of Nir and Far provides steps that will help you to understand everything there is to know about a subject you know nothing about. Wake up with Curio is a different kind of morning show that gives you the context behind the news and gets you motivated for the day ahead, every Monday - Friday

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