People can’t stop roasting the NYT for suggesting virtual weddings are new

A recent New York Times profile seems to suggest Metaverse weddings are a completely new thing. The internet disagrees.

Traci and Dave Gagnon held a virtual wedding ceremony in the metaverse.
Traci Gagnon / NYT

As much as Mark Zuckerberg would like you to believe otherwise, the metaverse is still a very abstract concept.

“Metaverse” has quickly become an umbrella term to encompass all virtual worlds, whether or not they’re linked together.

While the term itself has only recently been popularized, virtual worlds have actually been around for many years.