The Future of Social Networking: Virtual Reality Meets Social Networks

The following is a guest post.

Social networks have been woven into the fabric of everyday life. From Facebook and Twitter, Instagram to Snapchat, these social networks keep us connected (and distracted) to people all over the globe.

Social networks rely on advertising as their primary revenue source. Advertising revenue comes from targeting your advertising dollars to reach your target customers. Your find your target customers from information provided by users on these networks. Virtual reality (VR) might be the next big thing in targeted advertising; the combination of social networks with VR could provide the ultimate platform for consumers and business alike. Continue reading

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