The Giants and the Metaverse

10 Year Target
3 min readNov 16, 2021

You have probably heard about the Metaverse by now.

But who are and will be the giants of the Metaverse?

The word Metaverse is made up of the prefix “meta” (meaning beyond) and the stem “verse” (a back-formation from “universe”).

The term is typically used to describe the concept of a future iteration of the Internet, made up of persistent, shared, 3D virtual spaces linked into a perceived virtual universe.

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Having successfully adapted from enterprise to consumer, PC to mobile, and offline to online, all while maintaining a dominant role in the “work” economy, it’s hard to envision Microsoft won’t be a primary driver in the virtualized future of labor and information processing.


More than any other company, Facebook has the most to lose from the Metaverse as it will build an even larger and more capable social graph and represent both a new computing platform and a new engagement platform.


Amazon is interesting in a few regards. Most obviously, it will always want to be the primary place in…



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