Facebook is planning to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union over the next five years, reports the Wall Street Journal
(18 October, Otto), as it seeks to build a virtual realm it sees as a vital component of its future. The US social media giant on Sunday confirmed it will embark on a recruiting and hiring drive for highly skilled workers in the bloc to build a "metaverse," or an online realm where users engage with one another using virtual reality, augmented reality, and other technologies. Specifically, Facebook will focus on hiring in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, the Netherlands, and Ireland. In a blog post, the social media giant described the metaverse push as "a vote of confidence in the strength of the European tech industry and the potential of European tech talent."
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