Goal: why in Israel they ridicule Facebook’s new corporate name

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The name change that Facebook announced this week has caused numerous jokes in Israel.

And is that Meta, the new corporate name of the company founded by Mark Zuckerberg, in Hebrew means “muertO.

So many users have posted sarcastic comments and jokes about “Dead Facebook” on Facebook and Twitter.

“In Hebrew ‘Meta’ means ‘dead.’ The Jewish community will ridicule this name for years to come,” Nirit Weiss-Blatt, a technology expert, said in a tweet.