Facebook Developing Online Virtual Reality Hangout Spaces

It has already launched virtual meeting rooms for office workers.

Facebook is to develop online virtual reality hangout spaces for chatting and gaming.

The social media giant has announced 10,000 new jobs in the EU as it prepares to create what's known as a 'metaverse'.

Facebook has already launched virtual meeting rooms for office workers, where avatars are created to represent each participant.

Technology Editor with the Irish Independent Adrian Weckler says it plans to roll out the technology to include more casual group chats:

 

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