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8 Best Articles on Avatars

The most useful articles on avatars from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Avatars Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on avatars by Refind users.

  1. A Japanese robot cafe shows how avatars can foster human connection
  2. Mark Zuckerberg says realistic avatars are Facebook’s next big VR bet
  3. Microsoft Teams enters the metaverse race with 3D avatars and immersive meetings
  4. Facebook Can Make VR Avatars Look—and Move—Exactly Like You
  5. Why Bored Ape Avatars Are Taking Over Twitter

Short Articles

Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on avatars—all under 10 minutes.

Long Articles

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Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Avatars, including:

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UX Collective

Curated stories on user experience, usability, and product design. By @fabriciot and @caioab.

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Singularity Hub

Chronicling technological progress in AI, robotics, health, & exponential tech. By @singularityu.

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Quartz

Global news and insights for a new generation of business leaders. Sign up for Quartz Daily Brief 👉http://qz.com/emails/

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Fast Company

Inspiring readers to think beyond traditional boundaries & create the future of business. Subscribe to our daily newsletter: http://fastcompany.com/newsletters

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The Verge

http://theverge.com covers life in the future.

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