“The Metaverse: Opportunities, Risks, and Harms”

By now you may have heard of the metaverse. It’s being designed by many companies to develop a new experience of how we connect with others through avatars. It’s creating a new world for us to explore and interact through a combination of social media, gaming and virtual reality in one arena. Sounds like fun right? But what about cyberbullying, sexual harassment, catfishing and online hate? Our friends at the Cyberbullying Research Center are to the rescue when it comes to preventing harm and addressing trust and safety issues with the metaverse. Take a minute and learn more about the metaverse and the opportunities it offers but also the potential risks and harms that could be present as well.