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The art of a good unicorn | Why startups can’t get enough of the Metaverse

The simulacra and simulation phenomenon were brought up by the French post-structuralist philosopher Jean Baudrillard, who said that society has “replaced all reality and meaning with symbols and signs, and that human experience is of a simulation of reality.” The real world has begun to emulate this idea. According to Baudrillard, “It is a question […]

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‘Facebook’s New Name Is Nothing More Than A Gigantic Bet On Metaverse’

In October last year, when CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that social media giant Facebook was transitioning to Meta Platforms, there were questions aplenty. Was it done to escape the regulatory blizzard that it had found itself in? Or was it about tapping into the promising metaverse space and reaping the first-mover advantage? Sascha Kraus, professor […]

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New Metaverse technology allows you to kiss and feel

Metaverse has allowed dreams and fantasies to become reality in the virtual world. Now, scientists have developed a technology which allows a person to “kiss” someone with feeling sensation in the mouth, lips and tongue. The new technology has been made possible through ultrasonic transducers to the virtual reality(VR) headsets. The secretive new technology reportedly stimulates […]

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Facebook-owner Meta to open first physical store in metaverse bet – Times of India

Meta Platforms Inc is set to open its first physical store where shoppers can try out and buy virtual reality headsets and other gadgets as the company plots a course to take its highly touted metaverse mainstream. The 1,550-square feet Meta Store at the company’s Burlingame campus in California opens on May 9, and will […]

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Sexual Assault in Metaverse is ‘Real’ and the Laws, Morals are Dangerously Hazy

BuzzCut is News18’s new series where we break down a recent trend on the Internet and delve deep into Internet-culture to understand why it’s causing a stir on the Internet. Even as the metaverse takes its fledgling steps into the mainstream, sexual harassment is already a thing within its virtual corridors, including in Mark Zuckerberg’s […]