First, it was cryptocurrencies and blockchains, then NFTs, and now, metaverse.
Like the rest of what we now call web3, metaverse is a complex and poorly-understood proposition. One could arguably call it the most mystifying prospect of all, so we’re going to help break it down in a way that’s easy to understand — tell your friends!
This one is worth taking time to get right, and not helped at all by Facebook’s rebrand to Meta. This does not mean that Facebook = Metaverse. In fact, there is no one, specific Metaverse no matter who might lay claim to be the first and foremost.
Rather, there are metaverses.
These metaverses are digital areas and web3 ecosystems that explorers can access by connecting their wallet and creating a digital avatar — oftentimes and NFT — to interact with others, brands, experiences and more.
Currently, the biggest metaverses by website visits are these: