Imagine a three-dimensional online world where you teleport from your office in Singapore to a conference room in London, shop at digital replicas of your favorite clothing stores, and play virtual golf with friends. For some, this ambitious version of the Internet, known as the Metaverse, is the future of human interaction. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg renamed the company his Meta Platforms and is pouring billions of dollars a year into efforts to dominate this “next frontier.”
But it’s unclear what a unified virtual universe will look like, or if people really want it.
https://www.straitstimes.com/business/invest/is-the-metaverse-worth-waiting-for Is the Metaverse Worth the Wait?