back to article FTC backs down over Meta's acquisition of VR biz Within

The Federal Trade Commission will not appeal a court decision approving Meta's acquisition of virtual reality fitness biz Within, paving the way for the deal to finally close. Meta has reoriented its business around alternate realities as it scrambles to build the metaverse, an immersive platform where users can meet and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Still looking for that killer app to steal

    Don't let them buy anything that will help prop up their failed version of the metaverse/AR/VR. They will ruin everything they touch and try to turn it into another stranglehold to use to screw everyone in the modern world as hard as they can.

    In the end facebook will fail, and most of these companies will get drug down with them, so it's better if the regulators put the brakes on this one.

  2. M.V. Lipvig Silver badge

    What if you built a virtual world,

    and nobody came? I, for one, have no interest in a virtual world when the real world is so engaging. In the end, the virtual world will become nothing more than a porn haven just as soon as they develop certain USB powered devices that let you really "plug in." Boom chaka waa waa.

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