Facebook, a major US IT company, announced that it will hire 10,000 IT personnel in the EU = European Union over the next five years to accelerate the development of a virtual space called "Metaverse".

"Metaverse" is a general term for services that allow participants to enter a virtual space on the Internet through their own alter ego, to act freely, and to communicate with each other.



Facebook announced on the 17th that it will hire 10,000 IT personnel such as engineers in the EU over the next five years to accelerate the development of Metaverse.



In August, we started a service that allows meetings to be held in a virtual space created by CG, and CEO Zuckerberg said, "Facebook will change from an SNS company to a Metaverse company within the next few years. "And so on.

In this announcement, "The EU has an important role in shaping new rules for the Internet," and by strengthening the business foundation in the EU, we can flexibly respond to future rule making and regulations. There seems to be a desire to do it.



Microsoft, a major American IT company, and Epic Games, which developed the popular online game Fortnite, have also entered the Metaverse, and it has become a hot field in the IT industry.

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