Metaverse company offers the option to ‘live forever’ in its virtual world even after dying in real life

Metaverse company offers the option to ‘live forever’ in its virtual world even after dying in real life

The intention is that your immortal avatar moves, talks and acts like you. Photo: mckaya / Shutterstock A metaverse company is offering the chance to ‘live forever’ in its virtual world, even after the person dies in real life. The company, called Somnium Space, has revealed plans to offer ‘immortality’ to its users with a … Read more

Ronaldinho presents Metasoccer: the first football video game with cryptocurrencies in the metaverse

Ronaldinho presents Metasoccer: the first football video game with cryptocurrencies in the metaverse

Photo: Enric Fontcuberta / EFE Metasoccer, a universe developed with blockchain technology (without intermediation) that unites football with video games and NFTs (digital assets)was presented this Tuesday in Barcelona. Its ambassador, former Brazilian soccer player Ronaldinhoconsidered that it is a sector “that is growing a lot all over the world and that is going to … Read more

The Qatar 2022 World Cup already has its official mascot: La’eeb brings his joy from the Metaverse

The Qatar 2022 World Cup already has its official mascot: La’eeb brings his joy from the Metaverse

Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images This Friday, officially began the path for the celebration of the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the Organizing Committee presented the official mascot of the great sporting event: La’eeb. The mascot was revealed during the group draw ceremony held in Doha. Its name comes from the “metaverse” of mascots, explained Khalid … Read more

The “dangerous” metaverse app that allows minors to enter virtual strip clubs

The “dangerous” metaverse app that allows minors to enter virtual strip clubs

Some applications of the so-called metaverse are of “inherently dangerous design” warned the British Association for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC, for its acronym in English), in response to a BBC investigation. A BBC reporter posing as a 13-year-old girl witnessed sexual harassment, exposure to sexual material and the threat of rape in … Read more

“A disaster”: Foo Fighters ventured into the metaverse with a concert but not everything went as expected

“A disaster”: Foo Fighters ventured into the metaverse with a concert but not everything went as expected

Dave Grohl, lead singer of the Foo Fighters Since the beginning of the pandemic, artists have had to reinvent themselves to be close to their fans and streaming concerts have appeared. But in addition, in recent times a new technology has emerged that many consider to be the successor to the internet we know today: … Read more

Partner of Messi and Neymar becomes the first footballer in the world to buy an island in the metaverse

Partner of Messi and Neymar becomes the first footballer in the world to buy an island in the metaverse

Photo: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images Marco Verratti became the owner of an island located in the metaverse, that parallel virtual world to which we will soon be able to connect to explore it with our own three-dimensional avatars. In this way, he became the first footballer in the world to have a property of these characteristics. … Read more

The metaverse already has a bank: JP Morgan opens its doors in the virtual world

The metaverse already has a bank: JP Morgan opens its doors in the virtual world

JP Morgan is the first bank to enter the metaverse with a branch Photo: MICHEL EULER/AFP/Getty Images JP Morgan Chase bank became the first financial institution to have a branch in the metaverse. This milestone was possible after the bank made an investment in Decentraland, one of the most important blockchain virtual reality platforms on … Read more

British woman reported being “virtually gang raped” on Facebook’s metaverse

British woman reported being “virtually gang raped” on Facebook’s metaverse

Nina Jane Patel said that the technological advancement of the simulation made it feel as if the experience had been real. Photo: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images British psychotherapist and researcher Nina Jane Patel reported that she was “virtually gang raped” on the Facebook metaverse, for what unleashed the controversy about security in this technological context. Patel, … Read more

“It was a horrible experience”: Woman denounces that she was virtually raped in the Facebook metaverse

“It was a horrible experience”: Woman denounces that she was virtually raped in the Facebook metaverse

Woman reported being sexually assaulted in a virtual way in the Facebook metaverse. Photo: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/Getty Images A woman reported that she was “virtually raped” while in the Facebook metaverse, a 3D virtual experience that simulates real life through holographic avatars and videos. Nina Jane Patel, a 43-year-old psychotherapist living in London who conducts research … Read more