Facebook 360 for Gear VR Launched

Facebook launches Facebook 360 app for Samsung Gear VR, which now makes it easier to discover photos and videos.
 
 
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The company, in its official blog, states,
 
“We’re making 360 photos and videos even more immersive and easier to discover with the launch of the Facebook 360 app for Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus. The app is an exciting new way to explore Facebook 360 photos and videos.”
 
At launch, the app will go on to feature these four feeds, as per the official blog.
  • Explore: Discover some of the most interesting and popular 360 content on Facebook from media companies, organizations and individual creators.

  •  Following: Experience 360 content that your friends have posted on Facebook as well as 360 content from Pages and people you follow.

  •  Saved: Find all the 360 content you’ve saved from News Feed ready for you to enjoy at a more convenient time.

  • Timeline: Relive your memories in a new way through your own 360 photo and video uploads.
 
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The Facebook 360 app will only be available for the Gear VR mobile headset. Users can now easily download the app from the Oculus Store.
 
Facebook states,
 
“We look forward to seeing how people use the app to connect with the people and things they care about, and we’ll continue to improve the experience and hope to bring it to more platforms over time.”