Tuesday, September 27

Tag: the metaverse

A company called Meta is suing Facebook for exploiting the word Meta.
News, Technology

A company called Meta is suing Facebook for exploiting the word Meta.

When Facebook changed its name to Meta in October, there were some concerns that the company was seeking to govern the burgeoning metaverse. Until recently, however, one disgruntled party remained silent; nevertheless, this party has lately spoken up. On Tuesday, a company that specializes in creating installation art called META (or Meta. is) announced that it will sue Meta (or Facebook) for trademark infringement. The company claims that Zuckerberg's decision to change the name of the larger company violates the established brand of the more specialized business. A post that can be found on the website of the more modest business states, "On October 28, 2021, Facebook took our META mark and name, which we poured our effort, sweat, and tears into establishing for over twelve years." [...
Mark Zuckerberg guarantees that the graphics in the metaverse won’t be as poor as his previous selfie.
Innovation, News

Mark Zuckerberg guarantees that the graphics in the metaverse won’t be as poor as his previous selfie.

Following backlash for his earlier Instagram post announcing the expansion of Meta's metaverse into France and Spain, Mark Zuckerberg published a follow-up message explaining that Meta is really improving the graphics, which were noticeably "bad" in the initial image. On Tuesday, August 16th, Mark Zuckerberg posted a virtual reality (VR) picture to Facebook showing his unquestionably "soulless" avatar in front of the Sagrada Familia and the Eiffel Tower to herald the opening of his company's metaverse project, "Horizon Worlds," in France and Spain. Since the screenshot's graphics were so bad, it didn't take long for people to start poking fun of it. raising standards For those who are unfamiliar, the metaverse is a "virtual environment" that allows users to escape reality. Some people...