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Mark Zuckerberg Wants Facebook To Build A Virtual-Reality 'Metaverse'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a vision for the future of social media that’s pulled straight from science fiction.

Last week, he said Facebook would transform itself into a "metaverse company" over the next five years, describing a future where people step into an immersive, virtual-reality world when they go online.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Bloomberg reporter Kurt Wagner.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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