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Meta exposes creators to metaverse

By Guardian Nigeria
03 August 2022   |   3:46 am
Meta (Facebook) has introduced content creators in Lagos to the various technologies that are paving the road to the metaverse.

A smartphone with Facebook’s logo is seen with new rebrand logo Meta in this illustration taken October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration<br />

Meta (Facebook) has introduced content creators in Lagos to the various technologies that are paving the road to the metaverse.

 
Celebrating their impact and creativity, the social media platform stressed the need for them to prepare for the revolution coming up in the technology space.  
   
In attendance were a mix of content and technical creators, who represent a variety of interests from Music, Comedy and Augmented Reality Specialists.
   
Meta showcased some of its tech, Avatars, Spark AR and digital collectables (NFTs), features that will be a big part of the metaverse experience. These creators spent the day co-creating and building ideas that would bring them closer to their diverse communities. The creators, who attended the event are Mark Angel comedy; Josh2funny; Ayomidate; Miss Techy; Frank Itom; Tolu Bally; Santi, among others.
 
Meta’s Director of Public Policy, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Kojo Boakye, said, “we recognise Nigerian creators as trailblazers that express themselves, inspire others, and build communities and livelihoods, while connecting with their audiences. We are excited to bring these talented creators together to celebrate their achievements and work with them to build inclusive products for connected metaverse experiences.

“At Meta, we are committed to providing a new and immersive way for people to connect and we are excited about building inclusive products that achieve this in the metaverse.”

 

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