It has been almost a year and a half since Facebook announced that it was changing its name to Meta and would focus its activities on building a metaverse. For this time, the definitional and cognitive framework of the emerging world has not been clearly defined. Meta is building a VR social platform, Microsoft and HTC are working on creating their own version of the metaversum, Roblox is making it even easier to create user-generated video games, and other companies are offering more virtual worlds to which NFTs are attached.
It seems that technology giants are unwilling to conform to the vision of one dominant platform and are working on proprietary solutions at the same time. The diversification of the market is good news for users, but it brings with it an even more urgent need for concrete legislative discussions that take into account different scenarios of Internet 3.0 development.
Among experts and practitioners, we will talk about the possible horizon of the upcoming changes and the challenges we need to face in order to make the reality ahead thoughtful and more sustainable.