Facebook, renamed Meta, lured over 140 employees from Microsoft and Apple to work on develop a metaverse.
Meta has attracted 140 Apple and Microsoft employees
According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, about 70 people who worked to create augmented reality glasses HoloLens 2 left Microsoft. More than 40 of them got jobs at Meta and began to develop the virtual world. Mark Zuckerberg seems to have seduced talented experts with high salaries.
Electronics and software maker, has retained valuable talent, rewarding a bonus last year. The company provided $ 50,000 to $ 180,000 of shares to design and software professionals. However, Meta managed to acquire approximately 100 Apple employees.
However, the electronics manufacturer was able to attract Meta public relations chief Andrea Schubert, who headed Apple’s augmented reality department.
Microsoft also became interested in the metaverse and founded the Vortex studio, which will create virtual worlds. The company has opened a vacancy for the position of senior designer, whose competence includes generating narrative design. In addition, Vortex is looking for a programmer with experience with 3D games or applications.