Virtual reality might save my long-distance relationship The most romantic place I’ve ever been was a grassy hill overlooking a campground. It was late evening; lit-up tents and cabins dotted the valley that sprawled before us. In the distance, stood … Continue reading The potential of social VR
Social VR — The Hero We All Deserve? VR buzzword of the month: Social. ‘1 billion people in virtual reality’. That’s another hot headline that I’ve already seen in three separate decks in the same conference. Another common thread in all three … Continue reading Is Social VR the next big thing?
What Will it Take to Get Virtual Reality Right? The world now knows Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the kind of guy who thinks in millions — he wants billions. But his latest ambition, getting one billion people using virtual reality, a … Continue reading Is VR anti-social?
Virtual reality dating: What’s it like to take someone out online? From Match.com, which launched in 1995, the idea of meeting and chatting with someone in a digital space has spread to Facebook, Second Life and apps like Tinder. With … Continue reading Immersive dating
Mark Zuckerberg ‘tours’ flooded Puerto Rico in bizarre virtual reality promo A cartoon version of Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, visited hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico on Monday, in a tone-deaf livestream that was part disaster tourism, part product promotion. Zuckerberg, along with … Continue reading Immerse in Facebook’s Spaces
Settlers of Catan is ready for virtual reality One of the world’s most beloved board games is coming to virtual reality — and a group of designers who want to make the worlds we find inside our Oculus Rifts and … Continue reading Games are coming to VR
Now You Can Broadcast Facebook Live Videos From Virtual Reality Facebook Live is coming to virtual reality. Or, more accurately, VR is coming to Facebook Live. Today, three months after Facebook officially launched its social VR platform Spaces, it is … Continue reading Facebook Live goes virtual