VR is often slammed for being an isolating experience, but companies like Facebook and Google are making strides to make it more social.
At Google I/O, Google previewed an upcoming YouTube VR feature for Daydream 2.0 (also called Euphrates) that’ll let you and your friends watch YouTube videos in VR and then have discussions about them.
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The feature, which YouTube’s Erin Teague calls a “co-watching experience,” will let users essentially have conversations via what appears to be digital avatars that float on a dock in the middle of the screen. Read more…
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