Metaverse: ideas from Web Summit

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  • Thursday, 11 Nov 2021

A man wears Virtual Reality (VR) goggles during the Web Summit in Lisbon on Nov 3, 2021. Several Web Summit panellists enthused that the metaverse could do away with the more dispiriting aspects of the Internet, like our addiction to staring at screens. — AFP

LISBON: There was no bigger buzzword at this year’s Web Summit than the “metaverse”, a virtual reality version of the Internet that Facebook, among others, is keen to build.

Here are some key ideas from last week’s conference about how the metaverse could evolve.

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