Crime in the metaverse is very real. But how do we police a world with no borders or bodies?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anna Collard, SVP Content Strategy & Evangelist, KnowBe4 25% of people are expected to spend at least an hour a day in the metaverse by 2026 — but this opens them up to a myriad of crimes. Children […]

Who will govern the metaverse?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cathy Li, Head, Shaping the Future of Media, Entertainment & Sport; Member of the ExCom, World Economic Forum The metaverse is set to change the way people and businesses communicate, and operate, in innovative yet unpredictable ways. Its […]

We could be spending an hour a day in the metaverse by 2026. But what will we be doing there?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content A quarter of people will spend at least an hour a day in the metaverse by 2026, research company Gartner predicts. We’ll be doing things like shopping, studying and working. Every business […]

Metaverse real estate prices are booming. This is why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ian Shine, Senior Writer, Formative Content Prices for land in the metaverse have surged this year, with some plots selling for millions of dollars. Many brands want to secure space they think will be popular in the metaverse, […]

Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into possible anticompetitive conduct by Google and Meta, in online display advertising

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether an agreement between Google and Meta (formerly Facebook) for online display advertising services may have breached EU competition rules. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: ”Many publishers rely […]