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London’s 101 Fastest Growing Social Network Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Social Network companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Social Network Companies & Startups (London)


V-Nova

FoundersGuido Meardi, Pierdavide Marcolongo
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Next-generation video and image compression that works today


Uhive

FoundersJay (Jawad) El-Anis, Muayyad Shehadeh
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Uhive is a social network that lets users socialize, interact, and find people across the world while earning its own digital currency.


The Sauce

FoundersEmma Clark, Sachin Karia
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The Sauce has a vision for bringing the next generation back together in real life using the power of social video profiles.


The Dots

FoundersPip Jamieson
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The professional network for people who don’t wear suits to work.


TalkLife

FoundersAndrew Montesi, Jacob White, Jamie Druitt
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The Social Network That Saves Lives


Mush

FoundersKatie Massie-Taylor, Sarah Hesz
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Mush is an online social platform that enables mothers to meet other mothers with kids the same age.


Unlock

FoundersMaria Wlosinska
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Unlock helps teams connect remotely, with “anti-boring” virtual activities and experiences.


Guild

FoundersAshley Friedlein, Matthew O’Riordan
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Guild is the platform for professional communities and networking.


MNFST

FoundersMisha Sokolov, Victor Belogub
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Our mission is to help people realise, develop and monetise all their digital profiles.


Football Fan

FoundersAmit Singh Rathore
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Football Fan is an innovative fan-driven app that is changing the way billions of global fans engage using AI, Robotics & Blockchain


Lobster

FoundersAndrey Dmitriev, Eugene Nourminsky, Maria Iontseva, Olga Egorsheva
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Lobster is a platform which enables brands, agencies and the media to licence visual content directly from social media users.


Kin

FoundersMichael C.
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Kin is an app that provides family members with secure personal media.


Lumen

FoundersAntoine Argouges, Charly Lester
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Lumen is an app-only dating platform for over 50s.


Ideal Flatmate

FoundersRobert Imonikhe, Thomas Gatzen
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Ideal Flatmate is the first UK website dedicated to helping its users find the right flatmates.


Artscapy

FoundersAlessandro De Stasio, Emilia De Stasio
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Artscapy is an online art community with a focus on digital transformation and democratization of the art world.


Sideways 6

FoundersWill Read
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Sideways 6 is a platform helping organisations including british airways and sainsbury’s to harness the innovative ideas of their employees.


FanCircles

FoundersKevin Brown
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Reach followers and fans through your own fan club platform built for music artists, YouTubers, television shows and celebrities


WorkClub

FoundersNick Donnelly, Upile Chasowa, Victoria Langhans
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WorkClub is a B2B SaaS platform for on-demand workspaces and meeting rooms.


Herd

FoundersJack Cantillon, Rob Minford
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It’s nice to be right. Predict sports events with your friends.


Peanut

FoundersMichelle Kennedy
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Peanut is an online platform that provides a safe space for women to connect across fertility and motherhood.


AlphaSwap

FoundersFrancois Devillez, Khing Oei, Vladimir Agaev
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AlphaSwap is an investment technology platform, bundling its analyst community’s best stock ideas into Data-as-a-Service


StoryTerrace

FoundersRutger Bruining
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StoryTerrace helps people to capture their life story using professional writers and software.


Messly

FoundersAbrar Gundroo, Christopher Kurwie
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Messly is a SaaS, Professional Network that helps doctors find their next role in healthcare.


Little Black Door

FoundersLexi Willetts, Marina Pengilly
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Little Black Door is an app that enables its users to upload, see, style and share their wardrobes with friends and their fashion community


CAST

FoundersAnnika Small, Dan Sutch, Kieron Kirkland
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CAST is growing the supply and demand of technology for social impact.


CreatAR

FoundersUdaya Sharma
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A no-code augmented reality builder allowing anyone to create high quality AR experiences


The Square

FoundersMatt Rantell
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The Square is an award winning workforce management platform & hiring marketplace for construction businesses.


BYP Network

FoundersKike Oniwinde
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BYP Network provides a social network, professional development blogs, leadership podcasts, and events as well as newsletters.


Soundclub

FoundersMassimiliano Zanetti Bottarelli
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We are the social platform for live music experiences


Begin Capital

FoundersAlexey Menn, Ruslan Sarkisyan
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Begin Capital is the international venture capital fund investing across the globe with a focus on Europe


Birda

FoundersJohn White, Natalie White
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Connect with Nature, Find your Flock


Invstr

FoundersKerim Derhalli
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Invstr is a fintech app empowering investors to invest with commission-free investing and banking.


Blind Cupid

FoundersAlexander Mitchell
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Blind Cupid is a matchmaking app that uses systematic philosophy and artificial intelligence to match users based on their values.


InstaSupply

FoundersLee Pruitt, Tim Huegdon
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We simplify buyer – supplier interactions through smart tech ☁️ Anywhere, anytime. Work smarter, grow faster! ⚡️


Amity

FoundersKorawad Chearavanont
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Amity powers in-app social experiences, helping developers to easily add pre-built social features to any app with a few lines of code.


Grafter

FoundersRichard Knight, Tom Cape
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The free digital service for connecting businesses with people looking for temporary work


blixr

FoundersNomin Bayaraa
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Transforming the social app through voice & helping everyone connect for real through anti-superficial, non-addictive & non-invasive algos.


Unet

FoundersAndrew Kron, Ben Longworth, Yuri Yevtukhov
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Unet helps businesses stay in touch with customers.


Crowdholding

FoundersAleks Bozhinov, Ethan Clime, Henry Ashley-Cooper
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Crowdholding connects the crowd with entrepreneurs, allowing you to give feedback and ideas for future revenue.


Nibble

FoundersMark Brownson, Ciara McKibbin, Tim Seeger
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Nibble is your social genie that grants your three real world social wishes in one simple app:

  1. Meet great people
  2. Discover new places
  3. Seamless organisation

HappyGo

FoundersJack Barham
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HappyGo is a dating app that pairs the user on blind dates with people they share mutual friends with on Facebook.


Turnpike

FoundersBjörn Ögren, Carl Norberg
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Turnpike is an information Technology & Services company that connects their staff digitally to make them more successful, safe at work.


teaglo

FoundersDaryll Middleton
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teaglo is a social network that gives teachers complete control over their personal brand, resources, professional development, and careers.


Wedo

FoundersIndiana Gregg
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The world’s first live streaming social platform & neobank for people to monetize their skills!


Eckofide

FoundersRory Ceasar Paul
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Eckofide is the world’s first social content-streaming service – that simplifies booking creatives.


Recruitd

FoundersAntonio Giugno
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A careers network that works for everyone. Professionals, recruitment agencies, employers: welcome to your new home.


Follow Alice

FoundersDaniel Louis, Reto Bolliger, Sebastian Schmidt
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We make adventure travel a truly holistic and personal client experience by blending technology with human interaction.


Haxi

FoundersAleksander Soender, Joonas Kirsebom, Robert Daniel Nagy
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Transport sharing service. Passengers can search local drivers. Drivers can offer transport.


By Rotation

FoundersEshita Kabra
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The World’s First Social Fashion Rental App.


Bindr

FoundersAndras Geiszl, Balint Jakabos, Marton Kosdi-Kovacs
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Study together and make new friends


YOU Global

FoundersAidar Akbi
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YOU is a powerful next generation App that combined Task-Manager, Calendar, Messenger, Reminders and Social Network.


Blurrt

FoundersJason Smith, Nick Miller
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Blurrt is a social analytics & content software platform allows users to collect, listen, showcase, anaylse and engage with social audience.


Winstag

FoundersHilmi Konde
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Winstag is a global app for fashion, lifestyle, and new trends.


MusterPoint

FoundersChristine Townsend
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MusterPoint is an online social media management tool designed for emergency services and other public sector and organisations.


TableCrowd

FoundersKate Jackson
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TableCrowd is a real life business network that brings people together over food and drink.


Bundll

FoundersUnknown
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Bundll is a space to openly share what you’re thinking


ImOff

FoundersJames Walker, Julius Grill
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ImOff is a social networking mobile application that lets users coordinate their time off together.


Lemeno

FoundersAbdulaziz Al Abdulaziz
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Lemeno is the world’s first instant-planning™ app where you’ll never have to waste time messaging about what to do a


FightMe

FoundersJamie Lorenz, Joelle Hadfield
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FightMe is a mobile application where users challenger others to competitions.


Whering

FoundersBianca Rangecroft
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Whering is an app that allows you to digitise your wardrobe, receive styling suggestions and sustainable product recommendations.


RankingHero

FoundersAdrien Bacchi, Bruno Vanryb, Nicolas Levi, Pierre Canali
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RankingHero is a social network that provides live poker data and it enables its users to chat and discover targeted services.


Ubringg

FoundersMario Bargunyo Viana, Mihai Penica, Niccolo Moreno
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Ubringg is the first crowdDelivery platform that makes On Demand Delivery scalable!


Beespoke

FoundersAntoine de Bausset, Sydney Thiam, Theodore Laurent
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Beespoke, available on iOS and Android, is the Little Black Book of first-hand recommendations


Lotto Social

FoundersDerick Peters, Mark Lewis, Rashmi Patel
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With Lotto Social you can join syndicates, manage tickets, discover exciting new ways to play and enjoy more chances to win.


TheatreSmart

FoundersUnknown
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TheatreSmart offers events online property that is focused on theater reviews, resources and ticketing.


GLOBALDRUM

FoundersSimon Hellier
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GLOBALDRUM enables secure mobile-to-mobile social interaction for enterprises and their audiences.


Lingoing

FoundersSadaqat Ali, Saduf Naqvi
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Lingoing is a social network that provides an online market place connecting sign language professionals and deaf clients together.


Deseeo

FoundersAlessandro Pano, Pierluigi Lenoci, Stefano Vazzola
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Deseeo is the World Wide Altruism Network, the first free gamified social network where all users can make their wishes.


Arlians

FoundersBen Phillips, Lorenzo Rampin, Sahaj Kothari, Sanjiv Talwar, Simon Launay
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Arlians is a Free B2B marketplace for small and medium businesses of any industries across the world. Find suppliers, customers and partners


We Are Social

FoundersDr Jean Pierre Van Der Berg, Nathan McDonald
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We are Social is a social network that provides and facilitates social thinking and collaboration.


Showzee

FoundersJustin Gruss, Marlon Gruss, Ryan Gruss
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Showzee allows people to create & share mini stories around their interests & experiences


Plurallion

FoundersJan Morath
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Content-driven marketplaces for emerging markets


Voisey

FoundersDag Langfoss Håland, Erlend Hausken, Oliver Barnes, Pål Wagtskjold Myran
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Voisey is an app that connects singers, songwriters, artists, and producers through collaborative songwriting. Record, publish, and share.


NEARBER

FoundersTomas Vohradnik
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App which tracks your position via Google Maps API and shows you everything that’s happening nearby.


Fashion Kanvas

FoundersKarine Tonson La Tour, Samraj Dhillon
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Fashion Kanvas is a job search & networking platform for fashion creatives.


LoveThis

FoundersAlexis Dormandy
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LoveThis is an online black book of recommendations from friends and experts.


hiyalife

FoundersDavid Gomez, Fernando Ripolles
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Hiyalife is an app that allows users to organize their memories, build their life stories, and rediscover and share them.


Usmile

FoundersAntoine Bouttier, François Biettron, Tristan Lemoine
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Usmile is an upcoming social network, entirely dedicated to humour.


Wondr Medical

FoundersJustin Davies
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Wondr Medical is the platform for medical discovery, built around health care professionals.


NetScientific

FoundersUnknown
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NetScientific is a life sciences and sustainability technology investment and commercialization group.


Heedful

FoundersAlexi Lambrou
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Heedful uses law enforcement and real time community data, as a preventative measure against vehicle crime


1 Brave Friend

FoundersPaul-David Perry
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1 Brave Friend builds a social growth platform that helps people learn and grow with their friends.


Stellar Fusion

FoundersAneek Haq, Daniel Orio
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Turning every investor into a knowledgeable investor. We bring financial modelling to life.


treekele

FoundersAlberto Parra, Edgar Rivera, Joanna Wakefield, Joselyn Quintero, Juan Alejandre, Karen Barbosa, Mukund Kulkarni, Paula Ruffell, Roderick Hine
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A person can grow and reach success & happiness this balance can be achieved by personal development in 4 areas soul, mind, body, wealth.


Impossible

FoundersKwame Ferreira, Lily Cole
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A new social network of giving and receiving. impossible. Do good. Feel good.


Blasting News

FoundersAndrea Manfredi, Linda Iulianella, Massimiliano Aliverti
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Blasting News is the leading social news publisher. Where every voice counts.


Mumsnet

FoundersJustine Roberts
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Mumsnet is the UK’s busiest social network for parents.


Somymu Limited

FoundersMichael Pearson
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SOMYMU: So Make Your Mind Up. 3D Insights for Opinions, Feedback, Decisions and more.


Wamba

FoundersEnrique Dubois
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Wamba is a social dating network that enables users to meet, chat and interact with new people online.


Bebuzee

FoundersJoseph Onyero
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Bebuzee | Videos, Photos & Blogs


Lessgo

FoundersOsama F Rama, Ruben Vereecken
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The offline social network app


Glipho

FoundersRoger Planes
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SquareHub is a private family network that facilitates coordination and communication.


Edworking

FoundersDavid Cagigas, Ivan Arozamena
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Edworking is the next generation in remote work platforms, a revolutionary all in one  super app that helps companies combining project management, communication, through a single app, We are building a perfect ecosystem to make the best experience for remote work


Recrd

FoundersAnoir Houmou, Widad Sbai
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A video platform that allows users to engage content with video responses and monetise immediately


Massif Central

FoundersJames Mason
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Massif Central creates gallery-quality, bespoke info-graphic artworks celebrating great achievements.


XbyMe

FoundersDaniel Doulton, James Robins, Jeremy Davis
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Next generation digital marketing platform – Social Capital Exchange


Dopplr

FoundersDan Gillmor, Lisa Sounio, Marko Ahtisaari, Matt Jones, Taneli Tikka
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Dopplr is a social networking service enabling frequent travelers to create itineraries of their travel plans and share them with friends.


KindLink

FoundersDessisslav Kamenov, Iskren Kulev
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Online platform for businesses to manage and engage with employees through their social responsibility


Swace

FoundersDovydas Riasnojus
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Swace is a blockchain-based social gaming platform where users gain rewards for engaging with brands.


Firebox.com

FoundersUnknown
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Firebox.com is an e-commerce platform that offers customized and corporate gifts.


Myrl

FoundersUnknown
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Myrl (which stands for My Real Life / My Role Life) is a collaborative platform for avatars enabling interaction between different virtual

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