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4 things you need to know about the metaverse this week

This regular roundup brings you a selection of the latest news and updates on the development of the metaverse. Image: Microsoft

Cathy Li

Head, Shaping the Future of Media, Entertainment & Sport; Member of the ExCom, World Economic Forum

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According to INTERPOL criminals are already trying to exploit the metaverse, and that such activity is likely to rise and expand as user numbers increase.
According to INTERPOL criminals are already trying to exploit the metaverse, and that such activity is likely to rise and expand as user numbers increase. Image: INTERPOL

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Devices enabling immersive experiences in the metaverse have low penetration today, but they are following mainstream device adoption curves
Metaverse technologies are being adopted at the same pace as other new technologies have been, according to McKinsey. Image: McKinsey & Company

Microsoft and Meta technologies are coming together in an area of the metaverse that is seen as ripe for development following the shift to hybrid work patterns – virtual meeting spaces.
Microsoft and Meta technologies are coming together in an area of the metaverse that is seen as ripe for development following the shift to hybrid work patterns – virtual meeting spaces. Image: Microsoft

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