Icelandic marketing company parodies Facebook’s “Metaverse” ad

Screenshot / Inspired by Iceland

Your typical case of -verse vs. -verse.

Inspired by Iceland, a company aimed at promotion of the country, released a video called “Introducing the Icelandverse” on November 11. The 2.5-minute-long video is a spoof of Facebook’s (sorry, Meta’s) attempt to hype up the so-called Metaverse – a potentially virtual world.

In their video, Inspired by Iceland features a Mark Zuckerberg doppleganger taking visitors through the Icelandverse.

“The Icelandverse is unlike any other open-world experience with “-verse” in name, because it’s real. Plus, you don’t need a funny-looking VR headset,” reads the video’s caption.

The Icelandic video, with over 1 million views, has a whopping 1/3 of the original:

Zuckerberg appeared to take the video in stride with a playful Facebook comment:

Screenshot / Facebook

What would you rather visit – the Icelandverse or the Metaverse?

Source: #NorwayTodayTravel

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