- A woman claimed that a gang of male avatars virtually groped her in Meta’s metaverse, The Mail on Sunday reported.
- The 43-year-old said she was also verbally harassed by the avatars in Meta’s Horizon Venues.
- Last month, another woman said she was virtually groped while working as a beta tester for Meta’s Horizon Worlds.
A 43-year-old British woman claims she was virtually groped by a gang of male avatars in Meta’s metaverse earlier this month, The Mail on Sunday first reported.
Nina Jane Patel, who works as the vice president of research for a rival metaverse, said in a Medium post that she was « verbally and sexually harassed » by three or four male avatars in Meta’s Horizon Venues.
The London-based mother said that within a minute of joining the virtual world’s lobby earlier this month, male avatars began harassing her.