Alexander Tobol, technical director of VKontakte, VK Video and VK Zvonkov, said that the social network will soon launch virtual avatars of Vmoji users, which can be used in social networking services and outside of other services of the VK ecosystem. that quote company press office.
According to Tobol, the company understands that there is no place without its own virtual avatar to express the user’s view of the world within the services. In this context, the virtual avatar function will be activated. It will also be available in other services running in the company’s ecosystem.
The publication states that the new feature will work using facial recognition technology.
Tobol noted that the emergence of virtual user avatars is due to the fact that we are starting to spend more time in the virtual world.
Earlier it became known that the holding VK. bargaining With the Dutch company Prosus on the purchase of Avito advertising service.