Facebook and the Metaverse with Ryan Cristián

Whitney and Ryan Cristian discuss the recent news of Facebook rebranding as a “metaverse” company and provide important background on what the metaverse is and what its ambitions really are.

Available free on Rokfin and Vimeo.

Links discussed in video:

5:20
Should Big Tech’s Plan for a Metaverse Scare
Us?

17:00
Facebook’s Sci-Fi Plan for Typing with Your
Mind and Hearing with Your Skin

18:00
A “Leap” toward Humanity’s Destruction

26:00
Metaverses

35:00
Meta CEO Zuckerberg predicts the metaverse will be
mainstream in 5-10 years

43:35
CBS This Morning interview with Mark Zuckerberg

1:07:20
What is the metaverse? And why should we care?

1:14:15
The Military Origins of Facebook

Videos discussed:

CBS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frZQrEBVkkk

Wapo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ltd7RlTeaZM

Keynote
https://www.facebook.com/facebookrealitylabs/videos/561535698440683/

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