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Oculus announces new social features to help personalize VR experiences

If Oculus has its way, the virtual reality space may grow to be the next major social space for far-flung friends to dive in and hang out. Starting tomorrow, users on the Gear VR platform will be able to create their own user profiles and search for friends by username who they can interact with in virtual space. The company announced in a blog post an effort (very similar-sounding to one from AltspaceVR) called Social Trivia, which will allow you to hang out with buddies’ avatars in a social space and compete in trivia battles. Users will also be able to create VR chatrooms of sorts with Oculus Social where they can watch videos together from Vimeo or Twitch. ….[READ]

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