Facebook changes its name: Are business names and trademarks the same thing?

The technology giant had announced on Oct 28 that it would be changing its name from Facebook to Meta Platforms.
The technology giant had announced on Oct 28 that it would be changing its name from Facebook to Meta Platforms.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - The word "meta" has been in the spotlight recently, as part of the new name of Facebook's parent company.

The technology giant had announced on Oct 28 that it would be changing its name from Facebook to Meta Platforms.

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