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Oculus VR News | September 20, 2018

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Oculus Updates Rooms, Adds Events and Facebook Live Streaming

March 11, 2017 |

Oculus announced that it has rolled out some exciting updates to its mobile VR platform that brings a number of new features aimed at making the virtual reality experience much more social.

Starting with Oculus Rooms, which is now up … Read More

Hulu VR Now Adds Oculus Rooms, Avatars and Touch Support

February 9, 2017 |

Hulu has announced a major update to its official virtual reality app for both the Oculus Rift and Gear VR that will make your video streaming experience much more social in VR.

The new Hulu VR update now adds support … Read More

Oculus Launches ‘Rooms’ and ‘Parties’ to Make VR More Social on Gear VR

December 16, 2016 |

In an effort to make virtual reality a much more social experience, Oculus has today began to roll out support for its highly anticipated ‘Rooms’ and ‘Parties’ features for the Samsung Gear VR, with support for the Rift coming in … Read More

Oculus Platform Gets Social with ‘Avatars’, ‘Parties’ and ‘Rooms’

October 7, 2016 |

Oculus announced a new avatar system during its Oculus Connect 3 developer conference that will offer Rift and Gear VR users a more social and immersive presence in the way they interact and engage with each other inside of the virtual world.

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Facebook CEO Reveals Social VR App for the Oculus Platform

October 6, 2016 |

Today on stage at Oculus’ Connect 3 developer conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed an exciting, new social application for the Oculus Rift that allows you to interact with other people live in the virtual world.

Using his own cartoon-like … Read More

Facebook Brings Reaction Emojis to 360-degree VR Videos

June 23, 2016 |

On Wednesday, Oculus announced the launch of 360-degree video reactions for the Samsung Gear VR headset.

This latest social feature allows users to be able to react to the 360-degree videos they’re watching by simply choosing between one of Faceook’s … Read More

Oculus Adds New Social Features to Samsung Gear VR

March 9, 2016 |

If you thought virtual reality was going to be a lonely experience–well, think again. Today, Oculus has just announced a number of new social features coming to Samsung’s Gear VR headset this week for users to experience.

According to an … Read More

Oculus Social Alpha Lets Friends Connect in Virtual Reality

October 29, 2015 |

Today, Oculus announced the launch of its first social platform for the Samsung Gear VR, called Oculus Social. The new application is currently released in its Alpha stage, and marks a pretty significant milestone for Oculus in bringing social interactivity … Read More