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Facebook Updates With 360 Degree and Panoramic Photo Support

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Facebook Updates With 360 Degree and Panoramic Photo Support

Pushing an update out to its official mobile iOS client on Thursday, those into the taking of 360-degree and panoramic shots may be pleased to hear that Facebook now supports the viewing, (and sharing), of both …

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For the first time, you can now easily share 360 photos on Facebook. Simply take a panorama with your phone or capture a 360-degree photo using a 360 photo app or 360 camera, and then post it on Facebook as you would a normal photo. From there, we’ll convert it to an immersive 360 photo that people can explore, similar to how people experience 360 videos on Facebook.

“360 photos will be denoted with a compass icon on the right hand side of the photo,” reports iClarified, as the company notes you can now explore a 360 photo on mobile by either “tapping and dragging the photo” or simply “moving your phone.”

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“You can also explore Facebook 360 photos in virtual reality with the Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus,” the announcement read.

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