Meta’s Metaverse App user Reveals Her Avatar Was ‘virtually Groped’ | Daily Mail Online

An early tester of Meta's Horizon Worlds app has revealed her avatar was nearly groped by a stranger throughout the metaverse.

The incident, acknowledged by Meta (the corporate previously generally known as Facebook), happened throughout Horizon Worlds' beta testing and was reported November 26.    

Horizon Worlds, lastly launched by Meta on December 9, permits customers within the US and Canada to assemble with others, play video games and construct their very own digital worlds. 

It is an early step in Meta's ambition to remodel right into a 'metaverse' – a collective digital shared house that includes avatars of actual folks. 

However the latest incident has raised issues in regards to the security of the metaverse and suggests the digital world 'has a groping drawback already'.  

Horizon Worlds, launched by Meta on December 9, permits customers within the US and Canada to assemble with others, play video games and construct their very own digital worlds. An early tester of Meta's Horizon Worlds metaverse app stated her avatar was nearly groped by a stranger

WHAT IS HORIZON WORLDS? 

Horizon Worlds, launched by Meta on December 9, is a gaming app that permits customers within the US and Canada to assemble with others, play video games and construct their very own digital worlds. Customers need to be a minimum of 18 years previous and have the correct tools - a Quest 2 digital actuality (VR) headset. 

Horizon World first introduced in 2019 and launched final yr in beta. 

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