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Facebook plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union to build a ‘metaverse’ | World news

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The company said in a blog post on Sunday that these highly skilled workers would help build “the metaverse,” a futuristic notion for connecting people online that encompasses augmented and virtual reality.

Facebook has announced plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new IT platform.

The company said in a blog post on Sunday that these highly skilled workers would help build “the metaverse,” a futuristic notion for connecting people online that encompasses augmented and virtual reality.

Facebook executives have touted the metaverse as the next big thing after mobile internet, as they also face other issues such as antitrust crackdown, testimony from a former whistleblower employee, and concerns about the how the company handles vaccine-related misinformation and policy on its Platforms.

In a separate blog post on Sunday, the company defended its approach to tackling hate speech, responding to a Wall Street Journal article that examined the company’s inability to detect and remove hate messages and excessively violent.

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