Facebook launches 360 photos and videos for Samsung Gear VR

Facebook has launched an app which allows Samsung Gear VR owners to enjoy 360 photos and videos.

The 360 app only supports Samsung Gear VR headsets and Gear VR-compatible Samsung smartphones.

Facebook 360 features the following four feeds at launch:

  • Explore: Discover 360 content from companies and individual creators.
  • Following: Experience 360 content that your friends or pages you follow have posted on Facebook.
  • Saved: Access the 360 content you’ve saved from your News Feed.
  • Timeline: Relive memories through your own 360 photo and video uploads.

The company said more social features would come to the app soon.

Users can download the Facebook 360 app using the Oculus app on their smartphone, or visit the Oculus website.

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