Yahoo, Meta look to Hong Kong for metaverse tests

Bydiana

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Yahoo will host digital concerts and exhibitions showcasing celebs and influencers for Hong Kong inhabitants on the Decentraland metaverse, the company announced on Wednesday.

See linked tale: Hong Kong’s subway operator programs virtual station in metaverse

Rapid facts

  • Yahoo is also launching a non-fungible token (NFT) exhibition termed The Abyss of Kwun Tong to recreate aged Kwun Tong, a historic community that has been altered by yrs of redevelopment, the South China Early morning Post documented
  • The capability to recreate actual-daily life destinations and encounters in the metaverse could be an appealing promoting stage to Hong Kongers, as a adverse Covid exam mandate to enter community venues which includes bars and clubs kicked in on Thursday.   
  • On Tuesday, Fb operator Meta introduced its strategies to collaborate with nearby cafe chains, schools and artwork institutions to demo metaverse activities and systems in Hong Kong.
  • Hong Kongers have been familiarized with NFT and blockchain technologies through art exhibitions and group gatherings. 
  • Decentraland’s cryptocurrency MANA is up 10% above the previous 24 hours, in accordance to info from CoinGecko.

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By diana