It seems as though it may take some convincing for Grimes if Mark Zuckerberg were ever to run the Metaverse.
The singer, 34, expressed her disdain over the tech mogul’s plans to expand the company formerly known as Facebook into a metaverse pioneer.
In fact, she thinks he’s “wildly under-qualified” to steer the ship.
Taking to Twitter Friday, the “Oblivion” hitmaker, who previously dated billionaire Elon Musk, slammed the Facebook founder’s Metaverse avatar.
“If Zuck ‘oversees the Metaverse’ it is dead and people who care about art and culture are building something else. Also this is bad art,” tweeted the singer, whose real name is Claire Boucher.
“The quality of this image alone speaks to how wildly under-qualified he is to build alternate reality, literally every indie game looks better.”
Last week, Zuckerberg posted an image of his Metaverse avatar on Facebook, but the response was far from what he had hoped.
He went on to share a different version of the avatar just days later.
“I know the photo I posted earlier this week was pretty basic — it was taken very quickly to celebrate a launch,” he wrote. “The graphics in Horizon are capable of much more — even on headsets — and Horizon is improving very quickly.”
Zuckerberg directed a companywide shift toward the metaverse last fall — going as far as to rebrand Facebook’s corporate name to Meta — as the embattled social media platform contends with a series of scandals over its business practices and internal policies.