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Frustrated virtual reality pioneer leaves Facebook’s parent


AP Technology Writer

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A prominent video game creator who helped lead Facebook’s expansion into virtual reality has resigned from the social networking service’s corporate parent after becoming disillusioned with the way the technology is being managed. John Carmack cut ties with Meta Platforms, a holding company created last year by  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in a Friday letter that vented his frustration. The letter asserted that the virtual reality expansion has been handled in an inefficient manner that is squandering money. The criticism comes amid widespread investor concern about the billions of dollars that Meta has already lost on the artificial world known as the metaverse.

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