Launching in the first half of August, Inkflash.com is a social network for book lovers. It combines elements of Goodreads and WordPress with a 3D Virtual Reality (VR) interface; and it all runs in a web browser.
Spectacular demo video: http://youtu.be/Y2rIoTfJgAA
Main site: http://inkflash.com
The site’s goal is to provide an immersive platform on which publishers and authors can promote their books. Authors have already begun to sign up, to have a presence on the site when it launches. Inkflash is becoming an organic network of interconnected rooms linked by doorways, like a sprawling library; an engaging way to stumble upon new rooms, discover books, and find online communities of VR-toting book readers.
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