From Facebook to Meta

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In the following activities, we learn about Mark Zuckerberg and invent a back cover of his biography. And while talking about applications appreciated by young and old, we are interested in the application design process keeping in mind the importance of the notion of inclusion in design.

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In recent weeks, Facebook inc. announced that she was becoming Meta. What concrete impact on user accounts? No. In fact, the social media giant changed its business name to stand out from the name of the Facebook app, which it will remain, as the company also has other platforms like Instagram and Whatsapp. 

Why Meta? 

“Earlier this year, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he wanted to build the Metaverse. The metaverse is the extension of the virtual world to the real world. And Meta wants to be part of this new vision of the Internet, where we are no longer just Internet spectators, but also a stakeholder. " 

Source: Radio-Canada

For now, this change, which has taken a lot of space in the news of the various media, does not seem to affect us, but what will it be in a few months, or a few years?

Until then, let's use this news as a pretext for interesting activities to be enjoyed with the students!

 

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In the following activities, we learn about Mark Zuckerberg and invent a back cover of his biography. And while talking about applications appreciated by young and old, we are interested in the application design process while keeping in mind the importance of the notion of inclusion in design.

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