Metaverse and the future

keerthi charan
4 min readMay 7, 2022

Over time, the internet has changed, and the Metaverse results from that evolution. We live in a period when humanity is undergoing a profound transformation, and our everyday lives are certain to spill over into the Metaverse.

It’s a virtual reality/augmented reality universe that allows you to create virtual social interactions. The term “metaverse” was coined by Neal Stephenson in his science fiction novel “Snow Crash” in 1992, in which he imagined lifelike avatars meeting in realistic 3D buildings and other virtual reality environments.

However, this virtual world gained recognition when Facebook, now known as Meta, adopted the new pseudonym “metaverse” to describe its vision for working and playing in a virtual world.

What exactly is the Metaverse?

The term “metaverse” does not relate to a single form of technology but rather to a general movement in how people engage and communicate with technology in today’s rapidly changing environment.

Even as the specific technology previously described becomes mainstream, the Metaverse will likely become obsolete.

Virtual reality (VR), which is characterized by persistent virtual environments that exist even when you’re not playing, and augmented reality (AR), which mixes digital and physical worlds characteristics, are two technologies that make up the Metaverse.

However, it does not necessitate that those areas be only accessible through VR or AR.

In today’s world, there is a metaverse.

The Metaverse is heaven for technophiles: a place where you may immerse yourself in any digital world and engage in any physical reality at any time — and also see and feel anything, even if you are hundreds of miles away from that real place.

In Metaverse, the digital economy is expanding as well. A person can now produce, buy, and sell items. It’s also interoperable, allowing you to move virtual objects like garments from one platform to another under the more idealized conceptions of the Metaverse.