The metaverse is the next venue for body dysmorphia online

In Facebook’s vision of the metaverse, we will all interact in a mashup of the digital and physical worlds. Digital representations of ourselves will eat, talk, date, shop, and more. That’s the picture Mark Zuckerberg painted as he rebranded his company Meta a couple of weeks ago. The Facebook founder’s typically awkward presentation used a…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/11/16/1040174/facebook-metaverse-body-dysmorphia, and may be a summary or abridged version.