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  • Facebook's first VR app surprises, lets us collaborate and be juvenile - Ars Technica

    Facebook's first VR app surprises, lets us collaborate and be juvenile - Ars Technica;

    Ars' Sam Machkovech tests Facebook Spaces in VR, with help from Kyle Orland. Edited by Jennifer Hahn. After receiving a robust reveal at 2016's Oculus Connect conference, the first bonafide Facebook VR experience launched for free as part of a surprise ...and more »

  • Facebook Unveils Beta Version of Social VR Platform Spaces - PYMNTS.com

    The next frontier of virtual reality (VR) is here. After three years of development following its Oculus acquisition, Facebook has announced its new VR product Spaces. In Facebook Spaces, the social media giant combines social interactions with a 3-D ...and more »

  • Facebook's plans for Oculus are finally taking shape - Engadget

    Facebook's plans for Oculus are finally taking shape - Engadget;

    When Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion in early 2014, it wasn't entirely clear what Mark Zuckerberg planned to do with all of the virtual reality hardware suddenly at his fingertips. Hell, it wasn't even clear that VR was going to be a ...and more »

  • Hands-on: Oculus Rift's Spaces shows Facebook doesn't understand social VR - PCWorld

    Hands-on: Oculus Rift's Spaces shows Facebook doesn't understand social VR - PCWorld;

    Facebook's first stab at social VR is cold, sterile, and very corporate. There are better options for digital hangouts. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message has been sent. Sorry.and more »

  • Facebook's vision of the future is horribly antisocial - Telegraph.co.uk

    Facebook's vision of the future is horribly antisocial - Telegraph.co.uk;

    It's some time in the future: you're sitting at home and feel that very human need for social interaction. In the past, you might have logged onto social media, texted a friend or rang a family member, but that's all old hat now. Instead, you strap on ...and more »

  • Facebook Finally Has A Virtual Reality Product - kjrh.com

    Facebook Finally Has A Virtual Reality Product - kjrh.com;

    So now we know what Facebook bought virtual reality pioneer Oculus for — VR chatrooms, apparently. The company's Facebook Spaces, which launched in beta Tuesday, uses Oculus headsets to let up to four people hang out around a virtual table.and more »

  • F8 2017: Join Us On The Show Floor And See Facebook's New AR/VR Experiments Up Close - UploadVR

    F8 2017: Join Us On The Show Floor And See Facebook's New AR/VR Experiments Up Close - UploadVR;

    F8 is Facebook's annual developer conference during which thousands of attendees flood the San Jose convention center to hear about and experience the latest in innovations from Big Blue. Yesterday was the first day of the two day program and Facebook ...and more »

  • Facebook turns users into cartoon avatars in virtual reality experience - WFLA

    Facebook turns users into cartoon avatars in virtual reality experience - WFLA;

    SILICON VALLEY (WFLA) – Facebook has been accused of making the world lonely and anti-social, but their newest venture aims to bring friends together—in virtual reality. The company is rolling out Facebook Spaces, a “social virtual program” that ...and more »

  • Facebook launches Spaces VR app - BreakingNews.ie

    Facebook launches Spaces VR app - BreakingNews.ie;

    Facebook launched a new VR app that allows friends to hang out and interact in virtual spaces at the company's F8 developer conference in San Jose yesterday, as noted in an article posted on the Facebook Newsroom. Titled Facebook Spaces, the new ...and more »

  • Facebook needs to start selling regular folks on VR - Mashable

    Facebook needs to start selling regular folks on VR - Mashable;

    Facebook wants this photo to be the norm, but they have a long way to go. Image: facebook. 2016%2f06%2f29%2f8a%2fhttpsd2mhye01h4nj2n.cloudfront.netmediazgkymdezlza5.39c93 By Adario Strange 6 hours ago. On Tuesday, Facebook doubled down ...and more »