What is Metaverse? And why is it trending?

With technology evolving on everyday basis, it might be hard to keep up with advanced products or terms, for instance.
With technology evolving on everyday basis, it might be hard to keep up with advanced products or terms, for instance. However, if you are someone who uses at least one social media application, you might be aware of the word Metaverse or web 3. It has been a hot topic of discussion since the CEO of Facebook decided to rebrand its name to Meta. Despite trending, many people are not fully aware of what exactly Metaverse is, and it is completely okay because it is a confusing term that refers to a lot of things at once.

Well, we hope this article will help you learn more about the Metaverse, its features, its connection to Facebook, and what can you do with it?

What is the Metaverse?

One of the most common questions that are asked regarding the Metaverse is what exactly is the Metaverse? First of all, Metaverse is not an application that you can download or install from the app store yet. Many people confuse Metaverse with Roblox and horizon workrooms. Metaverse is a concept of a virtual world extracted from Neal Stephenson's novel snow crash. If you have watched movies like ready player one, you might have an idea of what it is Metaverse. It is like a virtual world in which you can live a different life from reality, but you will be able to do everything that you do in real life as well. Even though the Metaverse is not yet entirely explainable because it does not belong to a single person and it is still in process. The tech giants claim that it will be something more significant than the internet, and it will change the world entirely by the end of the decade.

Why did Facebook rebrand to Meta?

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, changed the company's name to Meta in October last year. It diverted all the attention to the Metaverse, and since he supports it and is working hard to bring this virtual dream come true. Most people supposed that he took this initiative to support the Metaverse.
Mark Zuckerberg believes that the Metaverse is the future of technology. He believes it will most probably override the use of the internet, and he wanted to prove it by changing the name of the company; his main goal was to inform and ensure the world of his future plans and to build the Metaverse.

What can you do in the Metaverse?

The Metaverse is a virtual world with endless possibilities; it is the future of all the worlds. Everything that is possible in the real world is also possible in the Metaverse but in a better version. Metaverse is an updated and more advanced version of real life in which you can do almost everything from attending virtual concerts to investing in real estate. Here is a list of a few things that you can do in the Metaverse:

Shop products or real estate

Since Metaverse is like a virtual scenario of the real world, you can buy everything from clothes to real estate. Metaverse is extremely popular for the trading of real estate; you can buy or sell real estate with cryptocurrency or specified tokens.

Make new friends

If you want to take a break from reality but you still want to enjoy your virtual time, then Metaverse is the perfect place to meet strangers and make new friends. You can easily be yourself with them without revealing your identity.
Create your avatar

Building your avatar is one of the most common things that you can do on Metaverse. It is also the first step to enter into the virtual world, and you can either create a character like yourself or not. It entirely depends on your preference.

Design products

If you are someone who is willing to design a product but you are not quite sure how it will turn out. You can try to design it in the Metaverse first.
Get a job

Since the Metaverse is full of possibilities and most probably the future of everything. You have many opportunities for a job there, you can earn money in crypto and invest it in other places.

Play games

Playing games is one of the most common things that you can do in the Metaverse. You can play all the different types of games and not only that, and you can even build one.

This is not all, though; you can do many other things in the Metaverse as well. Exploring the Metaverse is one of the main challenges. It is equally important to do so because you will be able to find out other opportunities by exploring it. Although If you want to get a hint of what Metaverse is like, then try playing Fortnite or any other virtual reality game.


Metaverse is the future, and the sooner we accept this fact, the better. The Metaverse will not be specified to people who are trying to escape reality or who are fond of virtual games. It will soon become a major part of everyone's lives, and it is better to understand it beforehand. Popular brands are creating NFT fashion lines; artists like Travis Scott and Ariana Grande are performing virtual concerts. The Metaverse promises to take over the mighty internet, and I guess we all saw that coming, didn't we?

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