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Facebook is set to become a 'metaverse' company - what could that mean for society?

Facebook could soon change direction and become a 'metaverse'. Image: Pexels/Pixabay

Nick Kelly

Senior Lecturer in Interaction Design, Queensland University of Technology

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this is a screen showing 'Upland' in use, which is a kind of ‘metaverse’ property-trading game based on real-world addresses
Upland is a kind of ‘metaverse’ property-trading game based on real-world addresses. Image: Upland

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