The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

by David Cohen
Facebook is running a pyramid scheme. The goal is not stealing users’ money—rather, it explains the social network’s process for handling 360-degree videos, including for virtual reality. The social network announced a host of updates at its Video @Scale event at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., including a detailed explanation of how it encodes 360 video with a pyramid geometry.Read the full article