The Metaverse’s Dark Side: Here Come Harassment and Assaults

The Metaverse’s Dark Side: Here Come Harassment and Assaults


Publication Title
The New York Times
Publication/Creation Date
December 30 2021
Creators/Contributors
Sheera Frenkel (creator)
Kellen Browning (creator)
Chanelle Siggens (contributor)
Meta Platforms Inc. (contributor)
Mark Zuckerberg (contributor)
Andrew Bosworth (contributor)
Kristina Milian (contributor)
BigBox VR, Inc. (contributor)
Titania Jordan (contributor)
Callum Hood (contributor)
Center For Countering Digital Hate (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
"Bad behavior in the metaverse can be more severe than today’s online harassment and bullying. That’s because virtual reality plunges people into an all-encompassing digital environment where unwanted touches in the digital world can be made to feel real and the sensory experience is heightened."
HCI Platform
Wearables
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Entire Body, Eye
Source
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/30/technology/metaverse-harassment-assaults.html

Date archived
June 6 2022
Last edited
June 6 2022
How to cite this entry
Sheera Frenkel, Kellen Browning. (December 30 2021). "The Metaverse’s Dark Side: Here Come Harassment and Assaults". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5781