“In Facebook’s Metaverse, *you* Are the Neopet!”

“In the metaverse Facebook envisions you are the Neopet, and your in-game activities may affect every sphere of life that Facebook already touches: careers, relationships, politics.”
– Writer Kyle Chayka, on the looming “blue-and-gray virtual universe.” Chayka considers Zuckerberg’s plans for an “embodied Internet” by looking at its predecessors, including Fortnite (2017), Second Life (2003), and Neopets (1999).

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