Facebook Just Rolled Out 3D Photos in News Feed and via Virtual Reality

Viewers can scroll, pan and tilt

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Photos on Facebook’s News Feed and when the social network is viewed via virtual reality are going 3D, and people don’t even need those cheesy cardboard glasses.

The social network announced in a blog post that people can now take photos in portrait mode using their compatible dual-lens smartphones, and those images can be shared as 3D photos on Facebook, where viewers can scroll, pan and tilt as if they were looking through a window.

3D photos will also be available in VR via the Oculus Browser on Oculus Go or Firefox on Oculus Rift.

Viewing of 3D photos is available to everyone beginning Friday, while the ability to create those images has begun rolling out and will be accessible by everyone in the coming weeks.




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