During March 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus VR, a leading company in virtual reality technology. This move showed that the social network was interested in developing immersive user experience and it now confirms that it will allow users to create Virtual Reality Apps.
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As Recode reports, Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox confirmed that the social network is working on virtual reality apps that will offer a somewhat futuristic social media experience to its users. He went on saying that some of the demos include flight and environment simulation apps, confirming what Mark Zuckerberg had stated back in March 2014 that immersive gaming would be the first thing to roll out after the Oculus VR acquisition.
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Chris Cox also added that they will roll out the toolset to its users, allowing them to make their own apps. Although no further details were given regarding the implementation and the timeline of this new feature, the truth is that Facebook has again made the headlines with this innovative step. So what’s next? Let’s just go back to what Mr. Z had stated back then:
[quote] I can’t wait to start working with the whole team at Oculus to bring this future to the world, and to unlock new worlds for all of us.[/quote]
Let’s drink to that!
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