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The black hole at the centre of the Metaverse

Peter Griffin
Thu, 04 Nov 2021

The black hole at the centre of the Metaverse
The awkward images of Zuckerberg encountering his virtual self were rich fodder for internet trolls. (Image: Supplied)
Peter Griffin
Thu, 04 Nov 2021
Mark Zuckerberg laid his cards on the table last week with the rebranding of Facebook as Meta and a showcase of products that will bring to life the Metaverse he is building.The news was greeted not with excitement, but a deluge of mocking, dystopian memes. The awkward images of Zuckerberg encountering his virtual self against a tropical island background and squaring off against a holographic Olympic gold medal fencer were rich fodder for internet trolls. But they illustrated that for all the billions Facebook has spent to date throu...

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