If you’ve ever seen Ready Player One, like the Oasis.
Don’t know why people aren’t making that comparison on here.
If you haven’t seen that then it’s kind of like VRchat
If you haven’t seen what that’s like then the concept is basically like “let’s make virtual reality our reality”
If you don’t know what VR is then it’s a means to emulate a world or environment from your own perspective, so when you turn your head it will turn your view to match or stuff like that. You hold a controller in the real world but you see a sword or some other shit. Oversimplification as well as a bad explanation
but, the metaverse is leaning towards a liveable reality rather then games and hangout spaces
like what facebook wants to do is to create a digital reality where you can work, make money, and do almost anything you can do in person but in vr