Keep the faith on the metaverse

So says a VR developer who, despite Meta’s challenges, believes the metaverse’s time will come.

Andy Patrizio

Facebook’s parent company Meta Inc. has seen a significant reversal of fortune, and it’s hitting the company’s most ambitious project hard. Meta has been sideswiped by a number of events beyond its control. For starters, the rise of TikTok has drained younger users from both Facebook and Instagram, and Facebook has no response to the threat. The iPad app for Instagram isn’t even full screen. Second, Apple’s changes to its privacy practices where it requires apps to ask permission to track users’ data had the predictable effect: People overwhelmingly asked their apps not to track them. An investigation (paywalled) by

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