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The social networks of the future will close the distance between us like never before. VC Daily examines the power that real time, face-to-face connection has to transform the way we communicate online.

How Airtime’s Live Streaming Social Media App Could Revolutionize Online Dating

More and more Americans are meeting their potential partners online. Problem is, there’s precious little you can do digitally to extend the courtship before meeting in-person.   You can exchange text messages, a few photos,...
long-distance birthday

Long-Distance Birthdays: India’s Prime Minister Appeared at a Party via Video Call, and You...

The world’s most digitally advanced head of state is at it again. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi—he of the world record for most simultaneous video conferencing broadcasts—has used the technology to mark yet another...
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10 Cheap Ways to Make a Great Video Calling Impression

You’re a tech-savvy professional who realizes the potential video calling holds for creating better communication at work. And now you’ve earned a big online interview that could do wonders for your career. But no matter...
virtual touch gloves

Could Gloves That Allow Virtual, Remote Touch Bring Long-Distance Parents and Newborns Together?

The softness of a newborn baby’s hands belie the strength of their grip. The intricate, miniature details of their nails, knuckles, and wrinkles are fascinating, but it’s not until they’ve got your pinkie in their...
virtual support group

Build Your Own Social, Mobile, and Virtual Support Group with Video Conferencing and WebRTC

“I felt like I was steamrolled by an ocean liner.” That was Marjorie Waxman’s emotional state after she was informed her young son was suffering from leukemia. Unable to cope alone with the trauma, and unable...
online personal shopper and video chat

With the Help of Video Chat, an Online Personal Shopper Can Sort Through the...

From where you’re seated you can see the vague outline of an intriguing black leather bag. Your instinct is to reach out for it, but the shelf is beyond your grasp. So you ask your...
virtual christmas caroling

Gather Around the Piano This Holiday with Virtual Christmas Caroling by Video Conference

Go on, admit it. You have a favorite Christmas carol. I don’t mean that in a cynical, “they’re all terrible, but this one is tolerable” kind of way. I mean everyone has a carol they...
virtual dinner party

Remote Cooking Classes Bring Together Friends for a Virtual Dinner Party Via Video Conference

If you’ve ever experienced the chaos a spilled glass of red wine can cause at a dinner party you’re going to enjoy today’s post. That’s because we’re seating everyone at today’s hypothetical dinner at a...
video dating

Advances in Tech Promise Exciting Ways to Invigorate Lackluster Video Dating Sites

The course of true love never did run smooth. Actually, if you’re looking for love online that course can be especially bumpy. For starters, 81% of people using dating apps and sites flat out lie about...
addiction treatment via video conferencing

Video Conferencing Offers Hope to Addicts Looking for Discreet, Convenient Treatment

Addiction is the roughest beast many people will ever face down. Addiction colonizes your brain, transforms your personality, and makes the need for any given substance the driving force of every day. Even something...