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Facebook Changes Company Name To Meta

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Facebook on Thursday announced that it has changed its company name to Meta.

The name change was announced at the Facebook Connect augmented and virtual reality conference. The new name reflects the company’s growing ambitions beyond social media. Facebook, now known as Meta, has adopted the new moniker, based on the sci-fi term metaverse, to describe its vision for working and playing in a virtual world.

“Today we are seen as a social media company, but in our DNA we are a company that builds technology to connect people, and the metaverse is the next frontier just like social networking was when we got started,” Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.

The company also said in announcing the new name that it will change its stock ticker from FB to MVRS, effective Dec. 1.

Meta’s stock price was up more than 3% on Thursday.

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TV3’s Cookie Tee And Anita Akuffo Allegedly Fighting Over Thiery Nyann : Blogger Drops Insight

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Anonymous Instagram blogger and influencer Aba The Great has revealed that Cookie Tee of Media General and Anita Akuffo of Anita Akuffo are currently at odds over Thiery Nyann, a sports journalist.

According to Aba The Great’s post, Thiery Nyann comes from a good and wealthy family and has a sizable inheritance, so it’s no surprise that Cookie Tee and Anita Akuffo are currently squabbling over who will win his heart.

The bogger went on to say that Thiery Nyann has already been accused of cheating by his alleged girlfriend, Cookie Tee.

She wrote; My guys out here, how do you feel when ladies fight over you? How’s the feeling like? 😂😂😂😂 dude fine like wine 🍷 he’s got very sizable family inheritance 💰 too 🤗.
So who wins our favorite sports presenter, Mr Nyan? Anita Or Cookie? Already My Nyan is receiving Slaps from Cookie for cheating, girl got temper I guess, that could let her loose some points, u know 😂😂😂 If he is single and a good catch, fight for him oooo 😂😂😂
Let the best lady win 😎

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‘I Am Looking For A Man Who Can Cook And Clean 24/7’ : Bridget Otoo

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Bridget Otoo, Ghanaian media personality, has revealed what she looks for in a man before marrying.

Otoo, who works for Metro TV, says she’s looking for a man who will cook and clean all day.

Bridget, 37, has received criticism online in recent years for her single status and her constant advocacy for Ghana’s LGBTQI community.

She took to Twitter to admit that she doesn’t know how to cook and that she would be willing to give any man a chance if he accepted her proposal of cleaning and cooking 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

She wrote;

‘I’m looking for a Ghanaian man, marriageable material who can cook and clean 24/7 to marry.

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‘West Side Story’ Banned In Saudi Arabia And Kuwait Over LGBTQ Character

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The recently released “West Side Story” remake will not be screened in at least two countries over a nonbinary actor feature.

The movie was initially scheduled to open in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 9, just ahead of its North America release on Dec. 10. However it has not been granted a release certificate in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Censors in other Middle Eastern nations like Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates reportedly requested cuts to the new film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical. However, Walt Disney and 20th Century Studios have decided not to make the cuts, an insider told The Wrap.

The studios reportedly do anticipate that the film will be released in some other countries in the Middle East.

The reason for the ban of the New York-set “Romeo and Juliet” take has not been specified, but The Wrap suggested it’s due to Anybodys, a teenage character written to be transgender and played by actor Iris Menas, who identifies as nonbinary.

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