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Zuckerberg Says Facebook’s Future Lies in Virtual ‘Metaverse’

The social media giant wants you to live, work and play inside its digital world

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Photographer: George Frey/Bloomberg
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Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t just want you logging in to his company’s products. He wants you living, working and even exercising inside them.

That’s the very high-level idea behind the “metaverse,” a vision for the future of Facebook Inc. and the entire internet that Zuckerberg started pushing aggressively in the past week.