Social media experiment AltspaceVR is over

The shutdown took effect March 10.

Karen Moltenbrey

Have you ever tried AltspaceVR? Have you tried using AltspaceVR lately? If so, you undoubtedly found out that the social VR platform has closed down and you need to find a new meetup location with virtual friends and would-be acquaintances. AltspaceVR was a quirky virtual-reality community site, with so-called user-generated “worlds” where other users could visit, socialize, and collaborate either individually or within groups. Users were represented by cartoony and often disarticulated avatars. Looking for a dance party on AltspaceVR? Sorry, the music is now over. (Source: AltspaceVR/YouTube) The VR platform was launched in May 2015 by Eric Romo but

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