The “Metaverse” Is Facebook’s Soulless Virtual Vision for the Future of Life and Work

Read Jacob Silverman’s criticism of Facebook’s version of The Metaverse and why he calls its the soulless version of future on The New Republic :

If you’ve skimmed the tech press in recent months, it’s been difficult to escape articles about the breathlessly overhyped promise of “the metaverse,” a vast digital space that combines virtual and augmented reality. For the consumer tech and entertainment industries, the metaverse has been deputized as the next big thing, hybrid virtual/physical worlds that provide environments for people to socialize, live, and work.

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