Recode reports: “Virtual reality is often a solo experience — you throw on a headset, plug in some headphones and tune out the world while you play a game or watch a movie. Facebook thinks it can make make VR more social, and now it has an actual product so people can spend time with other real people in a virtual world. The product, called “Spaces,” lets users create a digital avatar based on their actual Facebook profile photo, and interact as that person in a virtual world where they can meet other real-world friends.”

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