When you search the product on the the biggest online shopping platform in China, there is a kind of service called virtual lover. But unlike AI lovers, like what has been imagined in the movie Her, it assigns real people to chat with you according to your request.
In this story, our reporter Tiffany Sun has interviewed Wen, a virtual lover before, a shop owner at the moment. She has described virtual love from her perspective.
Virtual companionship definitely is not something new and it is really common. Companionship in all its forms has its own reasons and meanings.
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