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The metaverse is opening up the ’s holiest sites to virtual pilgrims

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Faith-based virtual reality spaces are allowing users to pilgrimage to and explore some of the holiest cities, experience rituals, pray and worship in the metaverse. BSocial is one of the pioneers of virtual holy-city experiences. In 2015, the chief executive of the digital agency, Ehab Fares, created some of Islam’s most sacred sites including Mecca in a metaverse they named Experience Makkah. “There’s a young generation which is glued to the mobiles, and I wanted to reach that generation and introduce Islam using technology,” said Fares. The latest version can be explored through Google Card…

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