Meta takes on virtual reality behavioral problems with 4-foot “personal boundary”

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The company will use an invisible cylinder as a default setting to keep Horizon avatars apart. The metaverse is proving that in the virtual reality world, groping and other personal space boundaries are not respected in the same way that they would be IRL. Personal space in the real world is taught from a young age, and social pressure enforces it. In the real world, people learn to respect personal space as children. It’s taught early on as an unspoken rule and enforced socially so that people will keep a…

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