MANG? TOMORROW? Now that Facebook is Meta, what comes after FANG?

Financial Twitter wants to know what’s next after FANG. Will it be MANG? TOMORROW? SLEEVE?

By Bloomberg

For financial analysts and journalists, it is the acronym that has been unavoidable for the past five years: FANG. Now its usefulness is in grave jeopardy.

The F, Facebook Inc., will change its name to Meta. And all of Financial Twitter wants to know what comes next. MANG? TOMORROW? SLEEVE? Spell the acronym with the new Facebook logo and you can get a tropical fruit.

There is precedent for the nickname to stick as a useful abbreviation for larger tech companies, even when their members aren’t being talked about. The G, formerly Google Inc., remained long after its name was changed to Alphabet Inc.

And Netflix Inc., the N, is rarely included in any discussion of megacap technology. That distinction usually goes to Microsoft Corp., whose M was never able to decipher the mix of letters, save for a few attempts with the clumsy Faamg. One user proposed to ditch Netflix and replace it with a larger-cap company: Tesla Inc.

At least one account reminded the twitterverse that MANGA stands for comic books and graphic novels.

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