360 Video

    • Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360-Degree Videos and Photos

      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.

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    • Facebook Beefing Up Canvas

      Facebook announced a host of changes and upcoming new features for its Canvas ads, starting with new “brand-oriented marketing objectives.” The social network said in a Facebook for Business post that Canvas was initially available only for website clicks and website conversions, and it has now been expanded to further objectives including brand awareness and video views.

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  • 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Twitter, Facebook

    …, 2016 Meanwhile, scenes from the red carpet, as well as the monologue by host Jimmy Kimmel, came alive on Facebook via 360-degree videos. The video from the red carpet, via the Emmys/Television Academy Facebook page, is embedded below, along with the 360 video of Kimmel’s monologue, which appeared on the pages of Jimmy Kimmel, ABC and Emmys…

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  • Facebook, Instagram Detail 2016 Paralympic Games Initiatives

    … Facebook and Instagram maintained their presence in Rio de Janeiro and announced several features for the 2016 Paralympic Games, which began Wednesday night. Users can add temporary profile picture frames to support their countries’ teams, available here. A video explaining the Games is available on the Paralympic Games Facebook page, which…

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  • Facebook Develops Custom 360-Degree Video Stabilization Technology

    … deadlock detection (we use short lock wait timeouts) and native partitioning. It also lacks interesting features that are native in InnoDB like FULLTEXT and SPATIAL indexes. Some applications need these features, and they will allow MyRocks to become an all-purpose storage engine. The good news is that MyRocks is open-source, and anyone can download, use and contribute to it to take advantage of some of the storage savings efficiencies we’ve built. …

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  • Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … come. Research scientist Forrest Briggs made the announcement in a blog post: Today we officially open-sourced the specs for Surround 360, our high-quality 3-D-360 hardware and software video capture system. The open-source project includes the hardware camera design and software stitching code that makes end-to-end 3-D-360 video capture possible…

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  • Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

    …-left corner of the video, place the phone in the Gear VR and experience the photo in an immersive VR environment. Facebook 360 partnerships lead Paul Beddoe-Stephens and strategic partnerships executive Brad Ferry wrote in a Facebook Media blog post that 360-degree cameras that can be used to create Facebook 360 photos include the Samsung Gear 360…

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  • Gordon Ramsay Cooks Up Facebook 360 Video

    … A new 360-degree video on Facebook was cooked up by none other than Gordon Ramsay. The chef, television host and producer teamed up with immersive entertainment studio Surreal to showcase his newly renovated kitchen by posting a 360 video (embedded below) of himself and his youngest daughter, Tilly Ramsay, also a chef, creating one of their favorite meals—a full English breakfast. Readers: What do you think of Ramsay’s new kitchen? Image courtesy of Gordon Ramsay Facebook page. …

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  • Facebook Now Has Two Big Ears

    … Facebook’s latest acquisition is a sound one, literally, as the social network scooped up virtual-reality audio company Two Big Ears. In conjunction with the acquisition, the social network also announced the launch of Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation, where developers can access its authoring tools, encoder and rendering engine for cinematic…

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  • Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

    … a plethora of voices and content–think Arsenic TV, NowThis and BuzzFeed. While Facebook may not provide quick-witted memes or cuts of hilarious videos like other platforms, it can take brands to the next level. All you need is a little strategy and a few hot influencers. So what is Facebook video anyway? Facebook video is essentially video content…

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  • Facebook Creates First 3-D/360 Film, ‘Here and Now’

    … The Facebook Surround 360 3-D 360-degree camera system the social network introduced at its F8 global developers’ conference in April is the star of its first 3-D/360 film, Here and Now. Creative director Larry Corwin and executive producer Margaret McLaughlin introduced Here and Now in a Facebook Media blog post, describing the film…

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  • Spotify Matches Users, Game of Thrones Characters Based on Music Tastes

    … to listen to the curated Game of Thrones playlist for their character. Users can access playlists for additional Game of Thrones characters on the Game of Thrones Spotify profile. Game of Thrones recently took the top spot for 360-degree video views on Facebook, with the 360 video of the show’s opening sequence being viewed 5.3 million times in 24 hours following its release earlier this month. Readers: Which Game of Thrones character is your musical match? …

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  • Game of Thrones 360-Degree Video Sets Facebook Mark

    … in an email to SocialTimes that HBO teamed up with Elastic, designers of the show’s opening sequence, to create a 360 video and virtual reality version, adding: This new version includes the classic maps of the various kingdoms, the moving models of the Wall and cities—all rendered to be viewed and explored as a 360 video and in immersive VR. The video is exclusively available on the Game of Thrones Facebook page now and is coming to Oculus Video for Gear VR and Rift soon. Readers: What do you think? …

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