According to Nick Clegg, former British Deputy Prime Minister and current senior executive at Meta alias Facebook, the metaverse is undeniably the logical continuation of the internet. And of course, technology companies should do everything possible to guarantee its credibility to the public before adopting it.
As all industries face a digital transformation never before, the metaverse has gradually chosen multiple sectors. According to Nick, if the metaverse Still containing countless risks and challenges, this technology, when implemented in the right conditions, can be an essential ingredient forattaching. And finally, help unite people. This is by effectively filling in the existing gaps physical spaces and current digital.
The metaverse: the future of online connectivity
If the adoption of the metaverse by all (corporate as well as individual) does not occur before 10 or 15 years, the metaverse will gradually begin to evolve on a global scale.
As a reminder, the metaverse is presented as a 3D virtual space where users can live a professional and social experience. very immersive 3D through their virtual avatar. This, especially thanks to virtual reality headsetssmart glasses or simply their smartphones.
This idea, which in its early days seemed utopian to many, is gaining momentum every day. Especially since the company name has changed from Facebook to Meta. And the expression of its founder Mark Zuckerberg who sees the metaverse as such to the next generation on the internet.
One thing we can be sure of when we look at how web usage has evolved over the years. We still remember the transition from computer to mobile connection. Without forgetting the transition from textual content to images. Then, in the video, that turned out to be the most capable and related to share content.
In this development, the metaverse can only be thelogical evolution of the web.
Metaverse: an almost endless possibility in internet use cases
In his study, Nick Clegg provides examples of potential use cases for the metaverse.
According to him, this digital world modeled on the real world can be used especially to allow school students to visit historic places. And lived there similar experience of what they were experiencing at the time. Also, the metaverse may allow medical students to perform surgeries. And it does this in a virtual way by eliminating all risks that harm real patients.
It should be noted that Méta recently launched the Horizons Workroom application which provides an initial sketch of what MEETING in the metaverse. As it happens, this application offers users an almost real feeling of interacting with another person or somewhere else. And this even if they are alone at home or in their office.
Finally, the metaverse opens up new opportunities. But also the emergence of a endless new ideas with a great positive effect. And it’s social and economic.
Not just advantages
If the unique characteristics of the metaverse allow for new and uplifting experiences, Nick Clegg also recognizes potential danger in this new virtual world. Especially in marginalized online communities. In particular, he discusses the emotional impact that a deeper experience can have when there is an offensive or aggressive interaction.
In any case, companies that want to rely on the metaverse need to find the best possible solution maximize your positive potential and reduce its disadvantages. This is by learning to learn from the current Internet. And by finding the best way to control the metaverse before it actually develops.