Kids are flocking to Facebook’s ‘metaverse.’ Experts worry predators will follow.

Kids are flocking to Facebook’s ‘metaverse.’ Experts worry predators will follow.


Publication Title
The Washington Post
Publication/Creation Date
February 7 2022
Creators/Contributors
Will Oremus (creator)
Andrew Bosworth (contributor)
Mark Zuckerberg (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
The metaverse concept is starting to include specific technologies and brands, including Horizons Worlds developed by Facebook/Meta. This article is about how "Children aren’t allowed in the Horizon Worlds virtual-reality app, but that isn’t stopping them from socializing with adult strangers."
HCI Platform
Wearables
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Eye
Technology Keywords
Virtual Reality (VR)
Source
https://www.washingtonpost.com/about-the-post/#ownership

Date archived
February 7 2022
Last edited
February 7 2022
How to cite this entry
Will Oremus . (February 7 2022). "Kids are flocking to Facebook’s ‘metaverse.’ Experts worry predators will follow.". The Washington Post. Fred Ryan. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5653