Mark Zuckerberg Posted a Video About Facebook’s Name Change but People Can’t Take Their Eyes off What’s on His Shelves

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Mark Zuckerberg has changed Facebook’s name to something a little more futuristic, but it’s not the new name that everyone’s been obsessing over… 

It’s what they can see in the background of his Facebook Live video…

Now, many have taken to the internet to share comments about the unusual item.

And some think it proves he isn’t human…

Scroll on to take a look for yourself…

Now we all know who Mark Zuckerberg is, and pretty much every one in the world has had a Facebook profile at least once in their life…

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Founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2004, it is considered one of the Big Four media giants alongside Amazon, Apple, and Google.

For a long time, Facebook dominated the internet.

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In the early ’00s, pretty much everyone was a Facebook addict, spending hours writing on one another’s walls and “poking” each other.

The 2010 biographical drama movie, The Social Network, told the story of how the company was founded by Harvard student, Mark Zuckerberg. The movie starred Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, and Justin Timberlake.

The movie portrayed Zuckerberg as a shrewd businessman, and he seems to have taken on that persona pretty well over the years…

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And one of the areas in which the Facebook empire has truly excelled is through clever choices of acquisitions.

Back in April 2012, Facebook acquired Instagram.

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The purchase cost one billion dollars and was one of the most expensive social media spends to date. But it’s clear that it paid dividends, as Instagram has only grown in popularity since 2012.

And that wasn’t their only buy that seems to have worked in their favor…

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In 2014, Facebook acquired the chat platform, WhatsApp, for a whopping nineteen billion dollars. Woah. 

By adding a suffix to their names.

When loading up the likes of Instagram and WhatsApp, users will now see the suffix “from Facebook” underneath.

Just so we don’t forget who owns them, right?

Some suspect that there’s a specific reason for the change.

They believe that Facebook is hoping to utilize its sister companies, Instagram and Whatsapp, as a means of gaining some cool points.

As result of his dominance in the world of social media…

Zuckerberg’s success has continued to grow and so has his wealth…

As Zuckerberg is now a centibillionaire.

This means his fortune has surpassed 100 billion dollars, the Guardian reports.

He joins the ranks of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.

It’s a truly mind-boggling amount of wealth.

The news of Zuckerberg’s wealth status followed his announcement that he would be launching a rival to TikTok.

The TikTok alternative is Instagram Reels.

People can’t get enough of them.

It’s safe to say that Mark Zuckerberg’s social media empire is one of the most successful out there.

But it seems he wants a change from the well-known “Facebook” that everyone knows and loves…

He announced on Thursday, during a Facebook Livestream event…

That the rebranding of the company will also include a name change.

But people weren’t exactly impressed…

“Starting today, our company is now Meta,” Zuckerberg announced…

Apparently linking in with the company’s plans to build a virtual reality “metaverse,” which is currently in development. Where people can interact with each other as avatars.

Zuckerberg added that their old name “just doesn’t encompass everything we do” anymore.

“Our mission remains the same—it’s still about bringing people together,” he explained. “But now we have a new North Star, to help bring the metaverse to life, and we have a new name that reflects the full breadth of what we do and the future that we want to help build.”

“Today we’re seen as a social-media company, but our DNA is building technology to connect people,” said Zuckerberg, “and the metaverse is the next frontier.”

And while there has been a lot of talk surrounding the new name since Zuckerberg’s big announcement…

It’s something else in the video that seems to have caught the attention of social media users.

During the virtual presentation, many viewers were drawn towards an unusual bookend that appeared to be on the shelf behind him…

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They shared their thoughts on Twitter about it.

That’s right… BBQ sauce… As a bookend.

Now, this might look a little strange to some, but if you think about it, it’s damn good product placement!

I’m sure sales of Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce will be booming!