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Explained: The history of metaverse

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Metaverse is a digital world created using different technologies like Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (VR), and cryptocurrency, and the Internet. Here's how it all started

Explained: The history of metaverse
Metaverse may have become the buzzword only recently, but it is well-known Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web (www) in 1989. Then in 1992, sci-fi writer Neal Stephenson coined the term 'metaverse' to describe a 3D virtual space.
Fast forward to 2022, the metaverse is a digital world created using different technologies like Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (VR), and cryptocurrency, and the Internet.
However, a lot happened in these 30 years, from Philip Rosedale's 'Second Life' online virtual world in 2003 to Mark Zuckerberg's 2021 announcement of Meta's (formerly Facebook) metaverse plan.
Here's a look at the history of the metaverse
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