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Meta Store brings the social network to the metaverse

Social media behemoth Meta, owner of Facebook and Instagram, has announced it will open its first physical retail store on 9 May at its campus in Burlingame, California. The 144sqm, sleek, minimalist interior space is being designed to showcase immersive technology products. Meta Store aims to encourage people to interact with Meta’s hardware, check out interactive demonstrations, make video calls to retail associates using the Portal smart video calling device, see how the Ray-Ban Stories sun