$FB's Metaverse: Old Idea Which Never Worked


Libin said his gut instinct turned out to be correct. “It was only tolerable for a few minutes,” he said.

He believes that using VR for meetings is less enticing than familiar technologies such as Zoom, where people can still do real-world things like drink a cup of coffee. “Can’t do that with a giant plastic thing on my face without spilling hot coffee all over myself,” Libin said.