Iceland aims to change Zuckerberg’s Facebook “meta” name in a new parody tourism video

Inspired by Iceland, a communication platform that promotes Iceland and its products, we’re aiming for a video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing that the name of the high-tech giant has been changed to meta in the latest advertising campaign.

On Thursday, the communications platform owned and operated by Business Iceland Marketing video On YouTube to promote domestic tourism.

This video is with Zuckerberg’s October video promoting “Metaverse,” “Hybrid of Today’s Online Social Experiences,” and “Immersive Experiences Expanded to Three Dimension or Projected into the Real World.” It’s like creepy. “

It’s just like Zuckerberg, sitting in a large, minimalist house with open windows overlooking a picturesque view.

It looks perfect even with a matching black sweater and haircut, similar to what Zuckerberg wore in his own meta-ad.

“Hello, and welcome to this very natural setting,” the speaker begins the video. “Today I’d like to talk about an innovative approach to how to connect our worlds, without super-strangeness,” he continues before the camera pans into a stunning snow scene.

“And what do you call this a new chapter in human connectivity?” He said before declaring “Iceland Bath”, “strengthening the real reality without using stupid headsets.” Ask for the location.

The video then promotes Iceland’s “fully immersive” experience. For example, “wet real water”, “connected real human beings”, “real moss you can see, the sky you can see with your eyes”. , “And” a volcanic rock that can be caressed. “

The parody goes beyond what was inspired by the Icelandic video and can be seen in the accompanying statement.

“Iceland Bath is built on several volcanoes, in addition to government, industrial, natural and academia experts,” said Sigridur Dogg Gudmundsdottir, Head of Visit Iceland, in the video. Press release.

“There is something that everyone can enjoy, with its vast open spaces and captivating nature. We are proud of what has been built and are excited about what’s coming next. Today Beyond the possibilities, beyond the constraints of the screen, create new opportunities and experience new things in reality. It’s a future that involves going out into the real world, “added Gudmundsdottir.

Facebook Inc. announced that it will officially change its name to Meta on October 28, shortly after the company endured leaks and so-called whistleblower complaints about company-wide practices.

In the accompanying news release, Facebook Said From December 1st, the stock market will be changed from FB to MVRS.

Social media giants have faced criticism in recent months about how it handles Internal investigation It’s about the Instagram platform and how it can harm the mental health of teens.

Facebook and Zuckerberg also face leaks and internal criticism of how the company handled content moderation.Report published by The Wall Street JournalIn particular, websites such as Breitbart, Western Journal, and The Epoch Times have revealed the existence of Facebook’s internal research, which argues that reach on the platform should be curtailed.

Jack Phillips contributed to this report.

Catabella Roberts


Katabella Roberts is a reporter currently based in Turkey. She focuses primarily on the United States and covers the news and business of The Epoch Times.