Maybe think twice before you enter the metaverse

By Liz Goldenberg
February 12 2022 - 6:25pm
Will our avatars become the new drivers of unrealistic beauty standards? Picture: Shutterstock

Today's teenagers are the first generation in history to grow up in a world where interacting on digital platforms is the norm - through Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Tik Tok, Facebook, YouTube ... and now, through virtual reality. Facebook's rebrand to Meta has attracted much attention in its mission to replace the internet with the "metaverse".