NSThe news started coming out on Wednesday, 20th, indicating that Facebook was Plan to change the name. One of the reasons is the company founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s desire to focus on it development of “Metaverse”, an idea that does not seem to be welcomed by the leader of one of the competitors.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter, took advantage of a Twitter post to leave out a bit of “anomaly” for Zuckerberg.
It all started with a Twitter user posting that Zuckerberg was “tired of leading a company” and that he “wanted to lead a country.” In another post by the same user, the term metaverse is mentioned in Neal Stephenson’s book “Snow Crash” as “a corporate-owned virtual world where users are treated as citizens in a corporate dictatorship dystopia”.
This user asked “What if Neil is right?” Dorsey, prompting Dorsey to share the post, and to play the “narrator,” simply wrote that the author “was right.”
While this is Dorsey’s view of Zuckerberg’s goals, the metaverse is believed to be a future version of the internet that can be accessed via virtual and augmented reality devices.
Neil Stephenson coined the word “metaverse” in the book “Snowcrash” and originally described a corporate-owned virtual world where end users are treated as citizens in a corporate dictatorship dystopia.
What if Neil was right
– udiverse 21 (@audiWertheimer) October 20 2021
He was. https://t.co/U4XnXCmeeG
– Jack (@jack) October 20 2021
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