The application for Samsung Gear VR implemented by Oculus: more than 25 billion photos have already been published on the social network
First requirement to access it, the viewers.Then, here's how: to download the "Facebook 360" app for Gear VR, open the Oculus application on the Samsung device compatible with Gear VR and search directly for Facebook 360, or visit the Oculus website.
Brent Ayrey, Product Director and Christopher Wong, Software Engineer, in the presentation post, already promise the integration of "New more social tools". In the meantime, it will be possible to interact with photos and videos at 360 degrees and publish these contents on Facebook.
Among the functions offeredusers will find "Explore", fordiscover the most interesting and popular 360 content on Facebook created by companies, organizations, or individuals. With "Follow" you accessto the contents published on Facebook by your friends and the pages that follow."Saved" will end all the products of the kind that the user has decided to save, both from mobile and desktop directly."Timeline" instead one of the most interesting functions, described as a way to "Relive the memories through a new way with your 360 degree photos and videos".
360-degree content arrived on Facebook gradually, starting in 2015: the last step was the introduction of the function in live streaming