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YouTube will let us talk amongst ourselves in VR

YouTube would like to be, well, the YouTube of VR. It already has hundreds of thousands of immersive videos and a VR app for Google’s Daydream VR platform. And here at Google’s I/O conference, it provided a brief peek at an upcoming new feature that lets multiple people watch videos together in VR and chat … Continue reading “YouTube will let us talk amongst ourselves in VR”

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YouTube would like to be, well, the YouTube of VR. It already has hundreds of thousands of immersive videos and a VR app for Google’s Daydream VR platform. And here at Google’s I/O conference, it provided a brief peek at an upcoming new feature that lets multiple people watch videos together in VR and chat about them—an interesting twist on making VR social, a challenge that has also inspired efforts such as Facebook’s Spaces VR.

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Harry McCracken is the technology editor for Fast Company, based in San Francisco. In past lives, he was editor at large for Time magazine, founder and editor of Technologizer, and editor of PC World.

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