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Publishers using Facebook’s Instant Articles can now include 360-degree videos and 360-degree photos to their content. Product manager Josh Roberts announced the new options in a Facebook Media blog post, saying that publishers can begin adding 360 videos and 360 photos as of Thursday, and they will be viewable via the latest versions of Facebook’s flagship Android and iOS applications.
Facebook updated the experience of sharing 360-degree photos with other users. Specifically, users can now change the initial view on their 360 photos on iOS, Android and Chrome on desktop. With this update, when a user uploads a 360 photo on mobile, they can now drag their finger to set the initial view for the photo.
… million 360 photos have been shared on Facebook since the feature’s June debut, with about 1 million being added to that total each week. Facebook users are searching across more than 2.5 trillion posts and conducting more than 2 billion searches each day. Facebook Lite, Facebook’s lightweight Android application for emerging markets, was used by more…
… the International Space Station. National Geographic transporting viewers to an ancient necropolis in Kazakhstan. Fashion photographer Mario Testino offering a 360 view—both in front of the camera and behind the scenes—of a photo shoot with supermodels Lily Aldridge and Karlie Kloss. Time taking a camera high atop One World Trade Center, 1,776 feet above lower…
… By David Cohen on May. 11, 2016 - 5:00 PM 360-degree photos are coming to Facebook’s News Feed and the Samsung Gear VR. Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus VR announced in a blog post that the feature will launch “in the coming weeks,” writing: In the coming weeks, Facebook will add 360 photos to News Feed. You’ll be able to take…