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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says Meta’s metaverse ‘will misfire’
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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says Meta’s metaverse ‘will misfire’

Meta’s attempts to create a metaverse are not “going anywhere”, said Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. He believes that Meta’s concept of a virtual space will only “misfire.” The metaverse is a blend of offline and online experiences in an interactive digital space, where social interactions and transactions can occur simultaneously. In a tweet responding to Dialectic co-founder Dean Eigenmann, Buterin said that the venture capitalist may be wrong about the concept of the metaverse. He said while he isn’t against the metaverse and is bullish that the “metaverse is going to happen”, he thinks tech corporates such as Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta are not “going anywhere.” “We don’t really know the definition of ‘the metaverse’ yet, it’s far too early to know what people actually want,” he sai...