This year has been all sorts of amazing for Facebook. The social network invested massively on video, and its users were amongst the lucky ones to fully experience and admire the brand new 360 degree videos.
And while it’s only been 3 months since 360 videos arrived on Facebook, they are already a huge hit among its user base. Their unique features which let anyone experience and view scenes from various angles, has unveiled new, innovative ways of watching videos on one’s device.
In order to thank their fans for the constant interest in this exciting new video format, Facebook published a list of the ten most popular 360 videos watched on the social network. Facebook looked at a combination of interaction factors – including views, likes, comments, clicks – to determine this list.
Sit back and enjoy some of the videos that made our year. Don’t forget: Safari does not yet support 360 degree video, so you will need to watch those using Chrome of Firefox.
GoPro shared a video showing what it’s like to catch some big waves in Tahiti.
Anthony Walsh and Matahi Drollet bring us inside some of the biggest barrels Tahiti has to offer in full 360°.For the most immersive experience, click and drag on your desktop, or move your iOS device in any direction.
Posted by GoPro on Thursday, November 12, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg shared a time-lapse 360 video of Facebook’s campus.
Check out this 360 video timelapse of Facebook's campus. I'm really enjoying these 360 videos. They feel like you're really looking around a new place.
Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, November 17, 2015
RYOT created a compilation of 360 video clips from around the world.
Flying over glaciers, hunting with eagles, entering a war zone…this was the year #360video teleported you anywhere in the world to become the story.Move/tilt your phone around and see if you can name all the places in this video!
Posted by RYOT on Friday, November 27, 2015
Check out the rest of these top videos (on Chrome and Firefox only) here.
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