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Mark Zuckerberg took his VR avatar to Puerto Rico, and it was just so awkward

Mashable Tuesday, 10 October 2017 ()
For all the good Facebook has done in the wake of Hurricane Maria, CEO Mark Zuckerberg sending his cartoon avatar to the ravaged streets of Puerto Rico on Monday afternoon stands out as a tone-deaf misstep. He capitalized on a natural disaster to promote his company's new tech, and the whole thing just felt ... awkward. 

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Ahead of the Oculus Connect 4 show set to take place on Wednesday, October 11, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken center stage. He's showing off what the social VR app Spaces can do. he and his co-presenter visited some of the devastated areas of Puerto Rico in order to highlight its ability to...

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