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Facebook Buys Oculus VR: 3 Reasons FB Wants Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift maker Oculus VR acquired by FB in $2 billion deal

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Oculus VR: A Bet on Future VR Integration With Social Media

VR moviesIn its corporate blog post about the FB deal, the Oculus VR team wrote about Facebook staff visiting their office, experiencing the Oculus Rift and sharing a “vision of creating a new platform for interaction that allows billions of people to connect in a way never before possible.”

That sounds a lot like a future Facebook where virtual reality lets you not just see the photos of your high school friend’s new kitchen renovation, but actual experience the glory of the new cabinets, granite countertops and smart appliances through VR.

Even if it does require silly-looking headgear.

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