Virtual reality social media, which allows people to meet up and interact digitally, means that texting and posting might soon be irrelevant in an online environment that allows a new kind of face-to-face interaction

The age of social media is transforming the internet into an even more interactive space as technology continues advancing. By creating virtual reality spaces where consumers can interact with one another, tech companies are setting a new bar for online socialization. Now, as consumers search for more meaningful experiences, they're being drawn to VR social platforms to fill a crucial need.

The possibilities are nearly limitless in a digital space. Thinking outside of the box, leading brands are enabling consumers to do anything from take lessons with celebrities to meet up with friends in a digital environment. Read on to find the most exciting activations in the growing field of virtual reality social networks:

vTime 
vTime is a VR social network that lets members connect through multiple avenues, including a mobile app, PCs and headsets like Oculus. Users create a virtual avatar and meet up with friends online to chat and explore in a range of locales, including the bottom of the ocean and space. They can even share 360-degree photos that can be used for chats and explored by other users.

Staramba.spaces
German tech powerhouse Staramba launched Staramba.spaces, a VR social platform that allows users to immerse themselves in a world that features their favorite celebrities. Customers can train with soccer stars and sing with famous musicians using a database of 7,000 lookalike 3D avatars. The platform also offers users the opportunity to buy virtual plots of land, where they could become neighbors with their favorite stars or overlook the grounds of a football club.

ViewR
Australia-based tech company #include recently created ViewR, a tool that VR developers can integrate into their games to allow bystanders to watch what the player sees in their headset. ViewR creates a position-tracked streaming spectator experience that can be accessed by anyone through an app or on a computer, making VR more a more social platform that ever before.


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The age of social media is transforming the internet into an even more interactive space as technology continues advancing. By creating virtual reality spaces where consumers can interact with one another, tech companies are setting a new bar for online socialization. Now, as consumers search for more meaningful experiences, they're being drawn to VR social platforms to fill a crucial need.

The possibilities are nearly limitless in a digital space. Thinking outside of the box, leading brands are enabling consumers to do anything from take lessons with celebrities to meet up with friends in a digital environment. Read on to find the most exciting activations in the growing field of virtual reality social networks: