Meta removes Facebook account mandate from Quest VR—but is that enough?

Enlarge / Let’s just see who you really are under that mask of a positive-sounding Facebook policy reversal…Hanna Barbera / Aurich Lawson

Credit where credit is due: The Meta Quest virtual reality platform, previously known as Oculus Quest, will soon remove its obnoxious Facebook account mandate. As announced on Thursday, starting in August, both new and existing Quest headset users will be able to use the system’s default operating system and digital download store without tying their “real-name” social media accounts to the service.

This is a good course correction of a bad decision. In 2020, I wrote at length

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