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We’re building the future of digital connection

The metaverse will create new ways to connect, play and learn together.

Are we there yet?

Take a road trip to the metaverse with Keke Palmer, creators and builders

Real-world impact

See how virtual experiences will have positive real-world impact

Shared experiences

Feel closer to the people you love, no matter where you are

Fitness

Work up a sweat alongside your friends in a virtual studio

Work

Collaborate from anywhere in virtual 3D spaces

Education

Learn new skills together in hands-on spaces

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Meta Quest 2

Share new experiences and do more together in the metaverse

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Ways to access the metaverse
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Virtual reality

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Augmented reality

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Smart glasses

Building together

See how creators are making the metaverse a reality

The metaverse will be built by everyone, with creative ideas and practical applications being developed every day by all sorts of imaginative people.

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Five female VR creators discuss how their work and creative vision are shaping the future of the metaverse today.

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Environmentalist Leah Thomas and visual artist Vartika Jangid are imagining what a community garden could look like in the metaverse.

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Artist and director Myles D. uses Quest to create VR spaces for both the deaf and hearing communities to collaborate.

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Five female VR creators discuss how their work and creative vision are shaping the future of the metaverse today.

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Environmentalist Leah Thomas and visual artist Vartika Jangid are imagining what a community garden could look like in the metaverse.

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Artist and director Myles D. uses Quest to create VR spaces for both the deaf and hearing communities to collaborate.

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Responsible innovation

We’re building for the future with privacy, safety, and inclusivity in mind

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Meta

How we’re building the metaverse responsibly

We’re announcing a $50 million investment in global research and program partners to help build the metaverse collaboratively.

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Meta

Investing in Canadian talent to help build for the metaverse

We’re announcing a new engineering hub in Canada to create up to 2,500 new jobs.

Maxine Williams, Chief Diversity Officer.

Meta

Building the metaverse with diversity and inclusion from the start

Learn about how we’re building the metaverse with inclusion in mind from our Chief Diversity Officer Maxine Williams.

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Explore the metaverse on “Are We There Yet?”

“The metaverse is the next phase of the internet.”

- Vishal Shah, VP of the Metaverse at Meta

Explore the boundless possibilities of the metaverse.

Join Keke Palmer and the most interesting creators, educators, and experts, like Vishal Shah, as we explore boundless possibilities in the metaverse. See where the metaverse stands now and what’s coming in the future.

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Shared experiences in the metaverse

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Shared experiences in the metaverse

“Fishing was a way for us to just sit there and be together.”

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We’re creating new ways to share experiences and feel closer, even when you’re apart. See what’s possible in the metaverse.

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Fitness in the metaverse

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Fitness in the metaverse

“You put the headset on and you’re in an entirely new place where you feel like you can do anything.”

Exercising together in a VR community

Chesney Mariani found a supportive community and an alternative to the gym when she started working out with Supernatural, a VR fitness service where she now serves as a coach.

Read Chesney’s story

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Work in the metaverse

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Work in the metaverse

Meta Horizon Workrooms

59%

of US adults who work remotely say that they do not plan to return to the office*

Bringing teams together with Meta Horizon Workrooms

When your office is the metaverse, you can work side by side with colleagues from all over the world in virtual spaces to maximize collaboration, inspiration, and productivity.

Explore Meta Horizon Workrooms

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Your gateway to the metaverse

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*"HOD and Return to Work” by Harris Insights & Analytics LLC, A Stagwell Company (Omnibus survey of 1,294 employed respondents), May 2022.

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Education in the metaverse

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Education in the metaverse

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$150M

invested in training and resources to transform the way we learn

Creating a new VR ecosystem for education

We’re developing new training programs, increasing access to libraries and museums, and conducting research that explores the future of learning in the metaverse.

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Are we there yet

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Virtual reality

Virtual reality lets you explore new worlds and shared experiences. Even if you’re far apart, you can discover new experiences with friends and family together.

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Meta Quest 2 Horizon Workrooms

Workrooms

Meta Horizon Workrooms is the VR space for teams to connect, collaborate and develop ideas, together. Meet teammates across the table, even if you’re across the world.

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Beat Saber

Gather your friends and get down to your favorite songs as you slash through the beats in an immersive VR experience together.

Products we’re building for the metaverse

Meta Quest 2

Join friends from anywhere for concerts, movies, sports events, and so many more immersive experiences.

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Augmented reality

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Augmented reality

Through photo and video, AR lets you enhance shared experiences with playful virtual effects at swipe of a screen, letting you express yourself with the people who matter most.

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Gallery of AR experiences

Gallery of AR experiences

Explore creator portfolios of AR effects made for Instagram and Facebook.

A platform for creators

A platform for creators

Spark AR provides all the tools, inspiration and resources AR creators need, and now our whole community can publish their effects on Instagram.

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Spark AR

Create and share augmented reality experiences that reach billions of people.

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Smart glasses

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Smart glasses

Wearable technology like smart glasses will become gateways into the metaverse, letting you record video and audio with just a touch and add AR flourishes to the world around you.

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First-gen smart glasses

First-gen smart glasses

Listen to music, take phone calls and use dual integrated cameras to capture photos and videos from your own unique perspective. Share with others via the Facebook View app.

Ray-Ban Stories privacy settings

Designed for privacy, controlled by you

Choose your preferences for captures, voice commands and notifications, and manage the information you share with Facebook.

Products we’re building for the metaverse

Ray-Ban Stories

These first generation smart glasses let you capture, share, and listen in style.

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