Will the virtual and immersive universe of Metaverse one day replace Tinder, Meetic, Happn, Bumble and other Adopte Un Mec? Is augmented reality the future of dating? WE DEMAIN journalist Armel Oger asked this question in n°38 of the magazine. Questioned by Patricia Lyson, journalist who hosts 11 p.m From franceinfo TV, he explores the question of dating in augmented reality. Very real digital love, according to the evidence he was able to collect.
An event that can go far as Armel Ogar instigates the wedding of an Indian couple that begins and ends in a classic way… in the Metaverse, in the Harry Potter universe, at Hogwarts. “It was their dream because it was their whole teenage years. They put together the whole story and were able to accommodate guests who would not have come otherwise. But also the bride’s late father, who has returned as an avatar.”
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Metaverse is for tomorrow
If the concept seems vague today, the projects – huge for some – are moving at high speed “The Metaverse is embryonic but it will really unlock when we see the efforts and investments of Mark Zuckerberg and Meta. The Internet, according to the latter, will be digital. The Metaverse will be used to work, buy, consume, attend events… and each other. To love!”Armel Oger says.
And to add: “The folks at Tinder and Meetic, two of the best dating apps for young people and millennials, say: This is where we’re going to meet in the future.” Web3 romantic encounter, it is so for tomorrow or about. Yet, defeating it by simulating our reality is not without risk…
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