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February 9, 2022

Working in the Metaverse - Virbela Newsletter 2.9.22

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In this edition of the Virbela newsletter, take a peek into working in the Metaverse, learn all about the Black History Library in Virbela, and read about the latest FRAME from Virbela updates! 

Spotlight: A Day in the Life Working in the Metaverse

  • Michael Valdes, President of eXp Global, leads international expansion at eXp Realty, a global real estate brokerage with over 73,000 agents working entirely from a virtual world. Since joining eXp, Michael and his team have launched more than 15 new countries and have plans to expand into the Dominican Republic, Greece, and New Zealand in the first quarter of 2022. The most surprising aspect of his job? He has opened each new country without stepping foot on a plane.
  • Take a Peek Into Working in the Metaverse


February Experience: Black History Library

  • In honor of Black History Month, Virbela partnered with Octosmos to create a virtual library showcasing notable Black authors, poets, journalists, song writers, playwrights, and programmers! To explore, use the go to menu in the top left, and select "Black History Library!"
  • Download the Campus to Explore!


New FRAME Feature: Spinning

  • If you turn on Edit Mode and click on an image, 3D model, or effect, you will see a new "Spin" toggle in the Edit Menu. With that turned on, you can then pick the axis the asset will spin on, and the speed of its spin. This is a simple but effective way of making your Frame a bit more vibrant or showcasing your gorgeous 3D models. No coding needed, just flip the switch.
  • Explore New FRAME Features!


Team Suite Spotlight: UE Germany

  • University of Europe for Applied Sciences uses their Virbela Team Suite to connect their students and faculty from anywhere in the world for classes and events. New customers can use code 'workfromhome' for 10% off your monthly Team Suite subscription!
  • Learn More About Virbela Team Suites! 



Bloomberg Linea: The metaverse attracts companies to virtual offices

  • The social distancing caused by the pandemic has opened a space for the creation of a corporate environment that reproduces the real world. Alex Howland, President and Co-Founder sat down with Bloomberg Linea to discuss how Virbela has enabled companies to create virtual HQs. 
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The Motley Fool: 5 Myths About Virtual Real Estate in the Metaverse

  • There's a lot of misinformation flying around about the Metaverse and virtual real estate. The Motley Fool busts some of those myths! 
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