Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook Spaces, a social VR platform
Also at the event, the social networkannounced new live 3D camera effects will be added to the official Facebook app, enabling users to overlay different masks and effects to their selfies and other images before sharing them on the social media site.
So now we know what Facebook bought virtual reality pioneer Oculus for - VR chatrooms, apparently. Wearing a VR headset, in the form of a cartoonish avatar, can connect with friends in a shared virtual space even if they don't have a VR headset themselves.
The latest services from Facebook operates by creating an animated avatar of you and then transfer you to a virtual world where you are accompanied by your friends.
There's no word yet on when Facebook is going to bring Spaces to Samsung's Gear VR headset, but it seems likely that the company will do so eventually.
"For those of you who have watched us roll out cameras across all our apps and have asked what we're doing, that was act one". Facebooksaid having an avatar look like you helps "people recognize you and makes VR feel more like hanging out in person".
Facebook launches VR app Facebook Spaces for Oculus.
That's seen the introduction of chat bots to enable users to talk to businesses as well as games users can play in conversation windows - both of these areas have been updated this year. Facebook will introduce an Augmented Reality mode to the camera in messenger, which will layer connected content on top of the world around you.
Mark Zuckerberg kicked off Facebook's annual developers conference Tuesday, and more than 4,000 software developers will attend the two day conference in Silicon Valley. Users will be able to view a Space from their smartphone, and have their video call shown inside the virtual reality environment.
Facebook also announced a bevy of updates to Messenger, its increasingly independent messaging app. Use it to take photos of your experience and share the memories you create in VR with your friends on Facebook. You can also mute, remove or block any of the persons from your space. Now, with the addition of virtual experiences, Facebook is going to have to tackle this problem on a platform that is even more visceral.
The strike group, including the 97,000-ton carrier and its 60-plus aircraft, the guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. White House officials said on Tuesday they were relying on guidance from the Defense Department.
If Fielding, the academic, is right, Labour's presence could fall to as low as 130 lawmakers in the 650-seat House of Commons. He said Mrs May's U-turn on her previous insistence that she would not call a snap election showed she could not be trusted.
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Newsweek attempted to contact the spokesperson for Kaduna's police force but received no immediate reply. More than 50 people were arrested for "conspiring" to celebrate a same-sex marriage in Nigeria. .
They were met Wednesday by a curtain of tear gas and rubber bullets as they attempted to march to downtown Caracas. Foreign governments are also warning about the increasingly bellicose rhetoric coming from the government.
Lawder says Planned Parenthood would not be able to offer abortions without the injunction from Sachs. Supreme Court struck down last June, after it sharply reduced the number of abortion providers there.
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George's Church in Tanta, a small city located between Cairo and Alexandria, had been the target of a bomb threat in March. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria. "I'm so sad, I can not speak", said one mourner, a woman in her 40s.
In a phone call in December past year , President Duterte invited then President-elect Trump to the ASEAN Summit. Paynor said Duterte is scheduled to meet Widodo and Bolkiah on April 28 and 29, respectively.
U.S President Donald Trump's speech railing against NAFTA on Tuesday specifically targeted Canada's dairy production system. Speaking at an event in Wisconsin Tuesday, Trump said Canadian dairy farmers are in America's fair-trade sights.
Unfortunately for him, the narrow margin of his win could have the opposite effect of the stability that he seeks. The main opposition party is calling for the referendum results to annulled, citing irregularities.
Despite what seemed like at least a moral victory for Mr Ossoff, the White House claimed that it was in truth a defeat. The nearest Republican was former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel , who won just 19.8 per cent of the vote.
Tillerson Says Iran Nuclear Deal Failed
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U.S. naval ships not yet en route to Korean Peninsula
The naval strike group had actually spent the past few days conducting drills with the Australian Navy, the official said. Harry Harris , the PACOM commander, had ordered the strike group to sail north and operate in the Western Pacific.
Gaikwad finally travels with Air India
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Russian Federation relations at new low after Syria attacks
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North Korea parades what appears to be new ICBM
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