Facebook unveils 'Spaces,' a Bitmoji-like virtual avatars, at F8


Zuckerberg spoke from the annual Facebook Developer Conference, or F8, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.

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Tech Times reports:

Facebook Spaces Unveiled: Here's What You Can Do With The Virtual Reality Social Network

Facebook unveiled Facebook Spaces at the annual F8 developer conference. The new app for the Oculus Rift looks to bridge the gap between virtual reality and social networks and expand the use of the technology beyond gaming.

@adweek reports:

Facebook’s New VR App, Facebook Spaces, Takes Virtually Hanging Out to a New Level

Facebook is evolving from a place to catch up with friends and family to a place to virtually hang out with them with Tuesday's beta launch of virtual reality application Facebook Spaces for Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch. The app--currently available via the Oculus Store--enables users to: Create and customize their identities. Draw with a...

Mashable reports:

What it's actually like to hang out in Facebook Spaces

Virtual reality seems cool, but what can you actually do when you're in it? 

Quite a lot, it turns out. 

On April 18, Facebook released a social VR experience called Facebook Spaces. Paired with an Oculus Rift, Spaces allows users to hang out with friends in a 360-degree virtual reality world and share 3D videos and experiences. 

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Unfortunately for anyone wanting to play around in this digital paradise, however, there's a...