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VRChat addresses ‘disrespectful or harmful behavior' as racism and sexism rise on platform

7 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Social VR platform VRChat has vowed to tackle “disrespectful or harmful behavior” in an open letter to the community .
VRChat, which launched early last year, is one of many VR platforms that enables friends and strangers to meet up online and hang out. Unlike many other apps, though, VRChat has users creating their own 3D models to use as avatars and build new experiences via Unity. However, as the platform experienced “explosive growth” over the Christmas period, there's been an increase in problematic behavior on the platform ranging from trolling to racism and sexism.
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