Facebook debuts Reactions for its VR platformBy Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 June 2016 | Categories: news
Got an Oculus Rift? Been using Facebook's VR platform? Well a new feature is being rolled out for users to react to videos. The Reactions functionality is a step further than the Likes that Facebook released along with the VR platform.
How does it work? Facebook says that Oculus Rift wearers need only continue to look at the in-VR platform Like buttons, and after a short while, a wheel of reactions will pop up. The reactions are all emoji based, including Wow, Sad and Angry faces, as well as a Heart.
Added to this, viewers can also see the reactions that others have left on 360-degree videos. Furthermore, the Reactions feature will also work with 360-degree photos on the Facebook VR platform. It's unclear whether the release of Reactions was a user requested feature, but its popularity remains to be seen.
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