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(CNBC)   The company formerly known as Facebook is making up for $3B in losses by opening a tiny storefront with 3 products   (cnbc.com) divider line
    More: Unlikely, Virtual reality, retail store, tech company, Martin Gilliard, Mark Zuckerberg, Head of Meta Store, first quarter, virtual worlds  
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687 clicks; posted to Business » on 10 May 2022 at 2:50 AM (28 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-05-10 3:03:17 AM  
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Ishkur: Valter: Why would I go there? What would I buy?

VR headsets.

And, presumably, the high priced GPUs required to run them.


But I don't like VR.

"the store is designed to expose consumers to Meta's products, which you really have to experience to understand"

No, I really don't.
 
2022-05-10 10:24:58 AM  
1 vote:
Ooh, I can't wait to try out the new Meta Pyramid!

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2022-05-10 11:11:04 AM  
1 vote:

TappingTheVein: The "bet everything on the Metaverse" business plan doesn't seem to be a good idea. Selling the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset at a loss is not helping. Facebook/Meta can allow itself to burn billions but at some point someone needs to tell Zukerberg.
I thought the idea to name Facebook employees "metamates" was a joke. It wasn't.


Don't tell him. Let him sink FB at the same time Musk is sinking Twatter.

The world will be a better place with both gone.
 
2022-05-10 1:39:04 PM  
1 vote:

Ishkur: Valter: Why would I go there? What would I buy?

VR headsets.

And, presumably, the high priced GPUs required to run them.


Like Trumps freedom phones.  Low end electronics sold at a high price so you can visit a virtual mall that hardly anyone real goes to except Russian GRU propagandists and Herbalife sales people.
Sounds fun!
Oh and 8 years in Silicon Valley is an eternity.  It's an admission Meta is an abject failure and Zuck doesn't have the talent to pull it off.
Wonder if it was all the Nazis he works with that pissed everyone off?
 
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