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Mark Zuckerberg says the metaverse won't be as cringey as his cursed selfie

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

To mark the expansion of Meta's bland virtual reality platform, Horizon Worlds , into France and Spain, Mark Zuckerberg recently shared a selfie. The graphic, featuring the boyish CEO superimposed before a low-res model of the Eiffel tower, quickly struck a nerve, sparking sneers, jeers and sighs from quippy social media users. And honestly, can you blame them ?
If the image offended you - and personally, I'd find that reasonable given Meta's influence over our virtual past and present - then perhaps you can find solace in this: Mark Zuckerberg hears you. He sees you. And no, he more or...
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Mark Zuckerberg has responded to the metaverse memes

Mark Zuckerberg has responded to the metaverse memes

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

The new and improved Zuckerberg, coming to a Quest 2 near you. | Image: Mark Zuckerberg
Earlier this week, Mark Zuckerberg posted a screenshot of his digital avatar standing in front of the Eiffel Tower and what I think is supposed to be la Sagrada Família as a way of announcing that Horizon Worlds was launching in France and Spain. Unfortunately for him, the internet more or less immediately started dragging and meme-ifying the screenshot of the virtual reality platform - likely because the graphics were, as one Twitter user described it , about on par with the Teletubbies game for the...
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Mark Zuckerberg promises ‘major updates' to Horizon avatars after his is widely mocked

Mark Zuckerberg promises ‘major updates' to Horizon avatars after his is widely mocked

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

Mark Zuckerberg says that Meta has “major updates” planned for its VR graphics after previously sharing an image of his own VR avatar that was widely mocked. He said the company would share more details about the changes at its upcoming Connect conference. Zuckerberg's update comes several days after a screenshot from Horizon Worlds, the company's social VR environment, went viral on Twitter. The images were originally shared last week alongside an announcement that Horizon Worlds was launching in France and Spain. The screenshot showed a nearly featureless Zuckerberg avatar in front of a...
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