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ENGAGE Reveals First Look at ‘Link’ Metaverse Platform for Enterprise & Education

ENGAGE, the XR education and enterprise metaverse company, today unveiled its Link social platform which the company calls a “fully featured corporate metaverse.” Previously codenamed Oasis when it...

Quest Update to Finally Make Home Space Social, v41 Rollout Starting Next Week

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been taking a personal approach lately to revealing new features coming to Quest 2. Now Zuckerberg has revealed that...
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One of VR’s Biggest Social Hangouts is Getting Upgraded Avatars with More Convincing Motion...

Among social VR platforms, VRChat is known for being remarkably flexible thanks to how it lets its users import custom avatars built using standard game...

Meta to Merge ‘Venues’ Event Space into ‘Horizon Worlds’ Social VR Platform

Horizon Worlds is Meta's social VR platform for Quest 2 and Rift which includes ways for users to explore together, create their own rooms,...

A Dating App for Meeting Avatars in VR Aims to Build Very Real Relationships

Flirtual is a dating app designed to match VR users together and to facilitate dates in social VR applications. The creators say it's a...

Quest Users Can Now Watch YouTube Together Thanks to ‘Bigscreen’ Update

Bigscreen is putting Meta to shame again, as the VR hangout app just got a serious bump in functionality for Quest users and PC VR...

Meta Planning Web-based Version of ‘Horizon Worlds’ With Lower Creator Fees Than Its VR...

Meta announced earlier this week it would eventually allow creators to sell items on its social VR platform, Horizon Worlds, adding that the company would...

Virtual Social Platform ‘Rec Room’ Hits 3 Million Monthly Active VR Users

Rec Room, a social VR game which also supports non-VR devices like PC, console, and mobile phones, has reached an impressive 3 million monthly...

Quest ‘Invite Links’ Are the Easiest Way to Invite Friends to VR, But Few...

Last year Meta added the ability to send simple invite links to your friends which would bring you together into the same place in...
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Wendy’s is Opening a Metaverse Hamburger Shop in ‘Horizon Worlds’

Wendy's is more than a chain restaurant that serves square-shaped burgers. It's also a marketing powerhouse that's known for kicking off the trend of...

Meta’s ‘Horizon’ Social VR Platform Surpasses 300,000 Users in 3 Months

Meta opened its Horizon Worlds social VR platform in December, rolling out its proto-metaverse project to Quest users in the US and Canada. During an...

Meta Plans to Fuse Its ‘Horizon’ Apps & Make Them More Accessible… Eventually

Though Meta is steadily building up three social VR apps—Horizon Worlds, Horizon Venues, and Horizon Workrooms—the trio still exist as separate apps and hardly...

Social VR App ‘Rec Room’ Raises $145M Funding, Now Valued at $3.5B

Social VR platform Rec Room has sealed another big funding round to close out the year. The Seattle-based startup today announced it's secured a new...
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A Big Update to ‘Bigscreen’ Boosts Room Sizes, Video Quality, & Quest Performance

Social VR hangout app Bigscreen just got a bunch of improvements in a new update available now. The update brings a range of enhancements across...

Meta’s Latest Avatar System is Finally Rolling Out to All Unity Developers

Following an initial announcement eight months ago, Meta has released its latest avatar system for all Unity VR developers, including support for App Lab...
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