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This Week in the Metaverse: EP.05
Sandberg Departs Meta, Neal Stephenson Enters the Metaverse, Playful Studios Funding
On the fifth episode of This Week in the Metaverse, Matthew and Yon break down three news items that are influential to the development of the metaverse and on which we can provide unique perspective and expertise.
First, we discuss the departure of COO Sheryl Sandberg from her role at Meta Platforms (nee Facebook) and what it means for the company’s growth in the metaverse.
Second, we dive into the announcement that Neal Stephenson, the father of the metaverse and author of Snow Crash in which he coined the term, is launching LAMINA1.
And lastly, we discuss Playful Studios’ $43 million funding round and their ambitious plans for the Wildcard Alliance.