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Facebook's Metaverse Pivot

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  1. accelerator United Kingdom

    accelerator Well-Known Member

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    Hi All

    What do you think of Facebook's Metaverse pivot? Do you think they are going to be able to bring user adoption to novel VR products? This has traditionally been a tricky space. Here's the video for their vision of the metaverse:

     
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    articles.co.uk
     
  3. Murray

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    Seems horrifying
     
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    "Hey" sounds like something a human would say. That's how I should start this.
     
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  5. accelerator United Kingdom

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    I think there was a recent product leak of a smartwatch with an inbuilt camera, and this does seem like a good product idea in terms of facilitating video calling/conferencing.
     
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    When Facebook tries to be Apple
     
  7. Kaleido

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    A tragic hellscape of phoney human connection.

    Zuckerberg's virtual world of play pretend is a way of escaping the destruction he's wrought on the real one. Facebook has played a major role in fomenting ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, drumming up lynch mobs in India and Sri Lanka, amplifying white nationalism in the US and providing the anti-vaccine movement with a massive megaphone during a global pandemic. Rather than address this ruination, Zuckerberg wants us to all turn our attention to a land of make-believe where he's friends with rappers and you can watch Instagram stories on a pirate ship.

    Billionaires want to escape the world they ruined.
     
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