Facebook's "Big News" last Fall had already been a reality 15 years earlier.
We rewind to revisit Metaverse 1.0 ... and explore Version 2.0!
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Podcast · Rebobinado del Metaverso: El papel clave de Europa · Google Translate
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Paul and his team launch Season 4
of our European Marketing Podcast by sharing 5 years
of experience gained in the Metaverse.
Version 1.0, that is!
We also update you
about the latest developments for Metaverse 2.0,
provide stats about projected growth
and explore Europe's key role in the creation
of this Brave New World.
And don't miss the surprise Intro,
in which Alba and Paul go "Back to the Future
in a very unexpected way!
Listen right here, and scroll down to consult
in this episode's Programme Notes.
Analysts say the Metaverse market
could present an $800 billion
And Europe is listening.
Programme Notes and Links
BV Podcast S04 E01 | January 2022
- THE ORIGINS
"Snow Crash", by Neil Stephenson · (1992)
Paul Fleming: Reflections About My Second Life, Again
In 2008, Paul was asked to write the prologue for this pioneering book in Spain.
- SECOND LIFE
Here's what started it all: Metaverse 1.0 · (2007)
- PIONEERS OF METAVERSE 1
> Habbo Hotel · (2000)
> World of Warcraft · (2004)
> Unity · (2005)
> Fortnite · (2017)
Metaverse 1.0 · The Island of Barcelona Virtual in Second Life · 2009
TALKING ABOUT THE METAVERSE
ON SPAIN'S RADIO 'ONDA CERO'
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Wednesday, 16 March 2022 · Start at Minute 11:28
Why Facebook's Metaverse is Still Only a Pipedream
- FACEBOOK META
> Horizon Workspaces for Oculus VR
> Why Facebook Is Taking the Metaverse to Europe
- BUILDERS OF METAVERSE 2
> YBVR · (2016)
> Sansar · (2017)
> Decentraland · (2020)
> Odyssey · (2020)
> Topia · (2020)
5 Tips for Brands interested in having a presence in the Metaverse,
based on our experience.
A long-term vision + commitment is essential. Think "24/7", with resources to allow you to always be available.
In the Metaverse, a Brand can express itself in many new ways.
And consumers there wish to "play" with it.
Communities in Virtual Worlds can be challenging, yet very rewarding.
Be open and delegate to responible Super Fans.
During Metaverse 1.0, cloaked identities of avatars were a problem for Marketers In 2.0, privacy will be important, too.
The Metaverse: an exciting 24-hour Innovation Lab for any Brand eager
to embrace the Future, experiment and evolve.
SEE ALSO · Five Years of Experience in Metaverse 1.0
- CONTEMPORARY VIEWPOINTS
> Starcom UK: Pros and Cons of The Metaverse
> "Future Tensions in The Metaverse" (Podcast series)
- CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW 2022
The Wunderman Thompson CES Experience
- DE·FI | DECENTRALISED FINANCE
> Metaverse ETP Gains Approval in Europe
> DeFi is disrupting the financial landscape
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This post was originally published on 31 January 2022
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