Episode 12

Published on:

3rd Nov 2021

Into the metaverse of madness

Facebook's metaverse announcement sent shockwaves around the digital world—and not just because of Mark Zuckerberg's "unique" presentation. But what does it all mean for brands, marketers, consumers, and the world at large? Choose your avatar and join Jenna, Nasser, and Dan in the funnelverse as they dissect the implications, confront controversies, and tackle topics including:

  • "The metaverse" or "A metaverse"?
  • Fluff, vision, and positioning: The hallmarks of a land grab
  • How the metaverse will make crypto cowboys richer
  • AR vs. VR
  • What should brands do to prepare?

LINKS: Shaan Puri: "Hot take: Everyone is wrong about the Metaverse" | Clive Thompson: "The Metaverse Is Already Here — It’s Minecraft" | DAC: "Podcast rewind: 3 lessons learned about digital transformation" | ATTRIBUTIONS: "radio band.wav" by Paper Jam of Freesound.org

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About the Podcast

Inside the Funnel
Enter the world of marketing leadership.
Inside the Funnel takes listeners into the world of marketing leadership, where decision makers make big decisions, data informs everything, and ROI is just one of many metrics that matter. Join DAC's Jenna Watson, Dan Temby, and Nasser Sahlool—marketing trailblazers and incorrigible rascals—as they explore personalization at scale, customer analytics, and other real-world marketing matters that determine the success of strategies, tactics, brands, agencies, and even entire careers.


About your host

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DAC Group

DAC is one of the world's most significant Performance Marketing Agencies, with offices across the US, Canada, and Europe. With almost 50 years of experience, we understand how to connect brands with customers whoever and—uniquely—wherever they are, empowering businesses of all sizes to reach the right people at the right time and drive transformative digital growth.