In the middle of a crisis, Facebook Inc renames itself Meta

Like many companies in trouble before it, Facebook is changing its name and logo.

Facebook Inc. is now called Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short, to reflect what CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Oct. 28 is its commitment to developing the new surround-yourself technology known as the " metaverse." But the social network itself will still be called Facebook.

Turkish intelligence saves Iranian pilot from Tehran agents

An Iranian pilot has thanked Turkish intelligence units for saving him from getting kidnapped by Iranian agents in Turkey in his interview with the Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera.

"Iranian intelligence agents tried to drug me and take me back to Iran. I am thankful to Turkish authorities for saving me from the kidnapping attempt," Mehrdad Abdarbashi said.

Facebook's Name will be Changed, According to a Technology Publication

Facebook plans to change the company's name, according to Fox Media's The Verge blog, citing a source directly involved in the decision. There is no official confirmation. The blog claims that this will happen at the company's annual conference on October 28, when CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to speak on the issue.

The publication assumes that this may happen sooner.

Young Turks surf on internet 4 hours a day: Survey

Turkish youngsters watch TV two hours a day and spend four hours a day surfing the internet, according to a survey by the Turkish Youth Non-Governmental Organizations' Platform.

The survey, conducted with some 8,000 volunteers between 15 and 30 years of age, showed that three out of every 10 young Turk want to set up their own business.

Facebook 'operating in the shadows', says whistleblower as U.S. lawmakers demand probes

U.S. lawmakers pounded Facebook on Oct. 5, accusing CEO Mark Zuckerberg of pushing for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety, and they demanded regulators investigate whistleblower accusations that the social media company harms children's mental health and stokes divisions.

Social Media Crash: What will be the Consequences?

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are already working. There is no information about compromised user data after nearly six hours of application shutdown. An hour ago, the hearing of the former Facebook employee began in the US Congress, who revealed inside information and accused Zuckerberg and the company of putting profit above security.