Will virtual reality kill the YouTube comment?
When Google revealed that it was rebuilding YouTube for its new Daydream virtual reality initiative, I began wondering what would happen to one of the platform’s notorious weak spots: the comments, often vitriolic or racist or generally incoherent, that cluster under videos. The answer, apparently, is that Google doesn’t know.”A lot of those things are still coming together, so I can’t give you a concrete answer right now,” Google’s VR czar Clay Bavor told me. ….[READ]