44 min

Meta’s Andrew Bosworth on moving Facebook to the metaverse Decoder with Nilay Patel

    • Business

Facebook announced a major corporate rebrand by changing its company name to Meta. The new name is meant to solidify the social media giant’s longterm bet on building the metaverse. On this episode of Decoder, vice president of Reality Labs Andrew Bosworth talked with The Verge’s Alex Heath about Facebook’s rebrand to Meta, how content moderation will work in the metaverse, and the hardware journey from virtual to mixed reality, and eventually, AR glasses.

Links:
Mark Zuckerberg on why Facebook is rebranding to Meta
Facebook is spending at least $10 billion this year on its metaverse division
Eight things we learned from the Facebook Papers
Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name

Transcript:
https://www.theverge.com/e/22517027

Credits:
Decoder is a production of The Verge, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network. Today’s episode was produced by Creighton DeSimone and Andrew Marino and we are edited by Callie Wright. Our music is by Breakmaster Cylinder. 
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Facebook announced a major corporate rebrand by changing its company name to Meta. The new name is meant to solidify the social media giant’s longterm bet on building the metaverse. On this episode of Decoder, vice president of Reality Labs Andrew Bosworth talked with The Verge’s Alex Heath about Facebook’s rebrand to Meta, how content moderation will work in the metaverse, and the hardware journey from virtual to mixed reality, and eventually, AR glasses.

Links:
Mark Zuckerberg on why Facebook is rebranding to Meta
Facebook is spending at least $10 billion this year on its metaverse division
Eight things we learned from the Facebook Papers
Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name

Transcript:
https://www.theverge.com/e/22517027

Credits:
Decoder is a production of The Verge, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network. Today’s episode was produced by Creighton DeSimone and Andrew Marino and we are edited by Callie Wright. Our music is by Breakmaster Cylinder. 
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

44 min

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