The Metaverse is coming - Blog - 94.9 The Wave
October 21, 2021 | by: jeffromard

The Metaverse is coming

 Facebook is planning to hire up to 10,000 workers in Europe to build a “metaverse” that will combine virtual and augmented reality technologies in a new online realm. The company says development will take place over 5 years. The idea behind the metaverse is to create a space similar to the internet, where users (via digital avatars) can walk around and interact with one another in real time. In theory, users could sit around a virtual meeting table with remote colleagues, then walk over to a virtual Starbucks to meet up with a friend who lives in another country. The tech giant is also planning a rebrand with a new name focused on the development of the metaverse