Facebook is making it way easier to record and share your VR experiences - The Verge

Facebook today is launching a new developer toolkit that will make it easier for users to capture and share their personal experiences in VR, be it a moment in an Oculus Rift game or their personal point of view in a 360-degree live-action video. As it ...

Facebook Really Wants You to Hang Out With Your Friends in Virtual Reality, But Do You? - Paste Magazine

You see, when Facebook acquired Oculus Rift for some $2 billion in change in 2014, it all seemed a bit strange. What is Facebook going to do with a virtual reality company? Evidently they did have some plans for it. Those plans were unveiled yesterday ...

My Time With Oculus Rift's Facebook Spaces Was Bizarre Yet Mind-Blowing - Game Revolution

There's something bizarre yet compelling about interacting with other players in VR space. Maybe it's the thought of engaging with others without any pants on inside the comfort of your own home, or maybe it's just that seeing a fellow human being ...

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 ...

Facebook Launches Beta of Spaces - n3rdabl3 (press release) (blog)

Facebook has announced that it has launched its Virtual Reality hang-out platform, Spaces, into Beta on Oculus Rift to allow anyone hang out in virtual reality. At Facebook's F8 conference the company had a heavy focus on VR. One of the biggest ...

Facebook's Zuckerberg Sees Smartphone As Centerpiece Of Augmented Reality - Investor's Business Daily

Facebook (FB) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg made augmented reality the centerpiece of his 30 minute keynote presentation at the company's annual F8 Developer Conference Tuesday — with a twist. Zuckerberg said the mainstream augmented reality ...

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.

Facebook F8 Day 1: Crushing Snapchat, New VR Community, Maybe Serious About Collaboration - Forbes

This week I'm attending Facebook F8, the social media giant's annual global developer conference, in San Jose. Held (almost) every year since 2007, Facebook typically seizes the opportunity to unveil new products and features, and to provide insight as ...

Facebook launches Spaces VR platform at the F8 conference - MySmartPrice Gear

One of the standout announcements at Facebook's F8 conference in San Jose, California was the new social VR app dubbed as Spaces. The app has the distinction of amalgamating augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality into one ...

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 ...

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 ...

Facebook launches beta for Spaces VR app - The Week UK

Facebook has added another social platform to its roster with the release of a beta version of its virtual reality (VR) hangout app, Spaces. See related. Oculus Rift: all you need to know about virtual reality · PlayStation VR: All the best games so far.

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 ...

How Real does VR, AR, or MR have to be? - VizWorld.com

With Facebook's #F82017 underway, industry observers are announcing the end of the cellphone and the arrival of Augmented Reality for the masses as happy developers watched a demonstration of a dad with his kid holding up his phone to view an object ...

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 ...

Facebook Spaces Is A New Way To Connect With Your Friends In VR - Geeky Gadgets

Facebook has announced a new way to connect with your friends in VR called Facebook Spaces and it is launching in beta on the Ocolus Rift and Touch. The Facebook Spaces app allows you to create an avatar which looks like you to use in the app, you ...

Facebook Spaces: What It Is and How to Access It - NDTV

While Facebook's F8 event on Tuesday was about many things, Mark Zuckerberg's vision for mixed reality was among the most interesting things announced at the event. Notably, the social media networking giant announced its Facebook Spaces VR app, ...

Facebook Spaces, the social network for VR platforms - HiTechGazette

More than three years after the acquisition of Oculus, Facebook finally seems to give vent to projects related to VR. The perfect example we have is the Facebook spaces, the first virtual social network where users can interact with each other as a ...

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 ...

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.