Opportunities and risks of the metaverse

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Le site metaverse it is a concept that has been depopulating in recent times and that is increasingly being heard of. Facebook contributed to its enormous success: Mark Zuckerberg has in fact decided to change the name of his company, which collects various services such as Whatsapp, Messenger, Instagram and Facebook, inMeta Platform Inc. The logo has also been changed. All these changes with a view to creating a metaverse. But what is it? And what are the opportunities and risks of the metaverse? 

The metaverse name  

The term metaverse is found for the first time in the book by the author Neal Stephenson “Crash de neigewhich describes one alternative virtual reality where users could interact with each other and could move through avatars.

In fact, the metaverse to which one tries to give life takes its own moves from this idea. But what are the opportunities and risks of the metaverse?

Opportunities and risks of the metaverse

The metaverse represents an expansion of the real world, of which it will be possible to experience through avatar. It will be necessary to have different technological devices to fully experience this reality: virtual reality viewers, headphones, smart glasses, gloves and tactile suits… 

It will be one 3D space, shared and full of potential for different sectors, in which it will be possible to move.

It will be a digital world that will be possible to live from within and not through screen intermediation. 

It will be possible to access augmented reality devices and an internet connection through a computer. To perform actions within it, moreover, it will be necessary to own a portefeuille de crypto-monnaies

The opportunities 

 The site of Half presents us with the many opportunities that the metaverse will be able to create: 

  1. New connections of people who are in different parts of the world.
  2. Development of one thriving digital economy and new job opportunities.
  3. New opportunities for learning and of training: could allow, for example, surgeons to practice in the virtual world, to participate in training events, to experience simulations of historical events, to practice different sports…
  4. It will give a new impetus to the world of le jeu.
  5. It would boost the tourism helping to better understand the places to visit and get to know who will welcome us.
  6. It will boost ’digital art.

The risks 

If the Metaverse represents a real evolution in different sectors, we must also consider i risks to which he could expose. To date, it is not yet clear how all crimes against a user are carried out on the metaverse, nor are there any laws that regulate the functioning of these technologies, therefore i potential dangers can be many. Here are some that may occur:

  • Identity theft.
  • Cryptocurrency theft.
  • Hacking virtual reality devices.
  • Theft of information.


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