Mark Zuckerberg will announce at Facebook Connect that Facebook will become a “metaverse” company. That could be Facebook:
- Changing its name to Metaverse
- Creating a corporate holding company called Metaverse.
- Creating a virtual world to replace the Internet called Metaverse.
Metaverse, however, wasn’t a new idea. Neal Stephenson coined the word for his science fiction novel, “Snow Crash,” in 1992. I started my tech career as an QA intern at Fujitsu’s WorldsAway in 1997. One of many “metaverse” worlds during the dial-up days of the early modern Internet.
I’ll explain what the 1990s Metaverse was and what the Facebook Metaverse could be.Read more “1990s Metaverse VS Facebook Metaverse Explained”