Facebook could not secure @Meta handle on Instagram – a motorbike magazine beat them

Facebook employees unveil a new logo and the name 'Meta' on the sign in front of Facebook headquarters on Oct 28, 2021 in Menlo Park, California. — TNS

Facebook announced Oct 28 its corporate name changed to Meta, but it won’t be called that on Instagram – a social media platform it owns.

Instead, Meta will be known as @WeAreMeta on Instagram. Another company already owns the Instagram rights to Meta – a Denver motorcycle magazine that has had the @meta handle for seven years.

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