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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.

A virtual support group can help you cope.

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...
video chat better that conversation

Video Conferencing Could Enable a Better Conversation Than the One You’d Have Face to...

Once the only way to cross the river Arno, the Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence, Italy now earns its special place in the hearts of Italians and tourists alike for the glittering array of...
Live Holographic Video Conferencing

Don’t Waste Live Holographic Video Conferencing on Meetings, Take a Friend Virtual Dancing

If reality were more like movies and music videos, we’d all have kicked back our chair, jumped up on the conference table and danced ourselves out of a meeting at least once in our...
Teens are using Skype to access online counseling.

Online Counseling via Skype Could Give Bullied Teens a Way to Be Seen

“Social media is harming the mental health of teenagers.” “Why Instagram is the worst social media for mental health.” “Have smartphones destroyed a generation?” These are all headlines drawn from reputable news organizations, including Time and The...
Kids video chat apps protect them from dangerous interactions.

The JusTalk Kids Video Chat App Acts As Social Media Training Wheels

If you introduce a child to bike riding by using training wheels, you’re setting them up for a shock. Most kids master peddling and steering within a few minutes and are thrilled with the...
Online marriage counselling via video calling could help couples heal.

Online Marriage Counseling With WebRTC Video Calling Fits Every Situation to Bring Couples Closer

The experts tell us the key to a happy marriage is communication. Lots of experts say it. All the experts say it. If they’re right--and that’s why we call them experts--then opening up new methods...
People enjoying a virtual dinner party

Expand Your Social Life with an International Virtual Dinner Party

A crisp white tablecloth. A half-filled wine glass. And views of two different oceans. If you turn your head to the right from your restaurant seat you can see across the San Diego coastline and...
Virtual touch gloves could help parents connect with newborns.

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...
Live stream your wedding with a webcam and streaming platform

Live Stream Your Wedding and Have the Destination Without the Guest Drama

Horse-drawn carriages, a procession of mounted cavalry, and even a post-service ride in a Jaguar E-Type may be beyond your means, but there is at least one way your wedding can match that of...
airtime's live streaming social media app

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,...