Facebook has disclosed very little regarding their intentions for VR after putting down $2B back in March last year to purchase Oculus VR. Recently chief product officer Chris Cox has made a few statements at the Code/Media conference. Chris revealed that the social network is busy creating VR apps.
I mean, virtual reality is pretty cool
We're working on apps for VR
You're looking at the future, and it's going to be awesome
Chris stated that Facebook media, particularly video, is being uploaded and engaged at a "record pace" in 2015 and that soon we will all be creating our own VR content.
Chris didn't mention any particular timeline although he did say "You'll do it, Beyoncé will do it,"
"When you're in Facebook, you're just sending around these bits of experience — a photo, a video, a thought," Chris said, whereas with VR, you could be "sending a fuller picture."
With all that said. The future of VR in Facebook looks bright. Many new opportunities developed by innovative thinkers could really shake things up. For example, Holocat.
Should Holocat be Crowdfunded? It may seem a whimsical concept but I think it could be the next big thing in Virtual Reality. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.
[NOTE: Intense sarcasm has been applied to this article]
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