Facebook employees will be called Metamates; this is how the internet reacted

Employees of Meta (formerly Facebook) will now be known as Metamates instead of Facebookers. The development was confirmed by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a Facebook post. Zuckerberg has introduced a new motto for the company which reads “Meta, metamates, me”.

Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post, “Meta, Metamates, Me is about being good stewards of our business and our mission. It’s about the sense of responsibility we have for our collective success and for each other as teammates. It’s about taking care of our business and others. Ultimately, values ​​are not what you write on a website, but what we hold each other accountable to every day. I encourage you to reflect on these values ​​and what they mean to you as we begin to work on this next chapter for our business. »

The Meta website also says other things among the company’s six core values ​​are moving fast, focusing on long-term impact, building awesome things, living in the future, and being direct. and respectful to your colleagues.

The Meta boss also said that the term Metamates was given by the famous American author and cognitive scientist Douglas Hoftstadter after a Meta employee sent him a cold email for ideas after Facebook’s rebranding. as Meta.

Shortly after this news hit the headlines, netizens wondered if they could pronounce Metamates like Socrates. Some others have also shared absolutely tickling memes on the same topic.

Here’s how the internet reacted to Zuckerberg’s new announcement

(With contributions from Ankita Chakravarti)

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