Mark Zuckerberg Unveils Demo Video for the ‘Metaverse’ — Facebook’s Plan to Keep People at Home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday unveiled a demonstration video for the so-called “metaverse,” and said his company would rebrand as Meta to reflect the concept.

The metaverse — which is based on the concept of using Facebook’s Oculus headset to engage in day-to-day activities, eliminating the need to leave home in the future — would be about “connecting with people,” Zuckerberg told viewers of the video, which was released as part of Facebook’s annual developer event.

“Imagine if you put on your glasses or headset, and you’re instantly in your home space,” Zuckerberg said as he stood in a virtual setting with a tropical background. “It has an incredibly inspiring view of what you find most beautiful.”

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