Candle Media CEO Kevin Mayer Says Mark Zuckerberg Owning the Metaverse Is ‘Absurd’ (Podcast)

‘Tech vs Media’ podcast: Kevin Mayer says the next internet iteration doesn’t exist yet, but soon will

Amid the rise of immersive environments and VR from a number of platforms and companies, Candle Media co-founder and CEO Kevin Mayer called the idea of Mark Zuckerberg owning the Metaverse “absurd.”

“You see each of these universes, if you will, and the metaverse wins all interoperability and you can take things across each of them — I think that’s what I would call the Metaverse,” Mayer said on TheWrap’s “Tech vs Media” podcast with host Richard Wolpert. “We’re not there yet. That does not exist yet, but I think we should look for that to happen in the not-too-distant future. But Zuckerberg owning the Metaverse and all that seems a little absurd.”

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