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What Facebook Might Look Like on Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset | Video

Welcome to Facebook version 2.0. While much of the tech world is still speculating as to what a virtual reality Facebook page would look like on Oculus Rift, creative agency Chaotic Moon took on the initiative and merged both concepts into a demo instead. With the available … READ MORE

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Facebook Buys Oculus VR, Maker of Virtual Reality Headset, For $2 Billion

On the prowl just weeks after it brought the WhatsApp messaging service for a cool $19 billion, Facebook announced earlier this afternoon that it is buying Oculus VR, the maker of Oculus Rift virtual reality head mounted display, for $2 billion in both cash and stocks. The … READ MORE

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Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion

It looks like the billionaires club just got a new inductee as Facebook announces its purchase of WhatsApp for $16 billion. So what is WhatsApp and why did Facebook just drop so much cash on it? If you’re keeping track at home, this is roughly 16 times … READ MORE

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Facebook Paper

There’s an acronym for what Facebook is attempting to resolve here: FOMO. Or, “Fear of missing out.” Using the standard Facebook News Feed plus other news sources you choose, Facebook’s just announced app, Paper, recreates an immersive, horizontally scrolling summary of all the news and updates you … READ MORE

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Instagram Bringing Ads to Users’ Feeds

C’mom, guys, we all knew it was just a matter of time before our Instagram feeds showcasing our friends’ meals, wedding photos, new buys, and general amateur photography wasn’t going to stay blissfully ad-free forever. Well, here’s the news then: Instagram announced on Wednesday that they will … READ MORE

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“Breaking Bad” Series Finale Breaks Ratings and Piracy Records

The groundbreaking AMC series Breaking Bad finished up its brilliant five-season run last night, and the numbers seem to indicate the show’s reputation as a bona fide cultural phenomenon. 10.3 million viewers tuned in to see how the Walter White saga concluded, which is impressive in its … READ MORE

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Canon Powershot N – Facebook Ready Digital Camera

The buzz has only continued to grow around the Canon Powershot N Digital Camera┬ásince we first previewed it back in July, offering a solution to all of those fuzzy, low-quality pictures that dominate our Facebook albums. Literally created to have a direct connection to the social media … READ MORE

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Instagram Officially Introduces Video Function

First “leaked” last week by TechCrunch and other tech-oriented news outlets, Instagram finally announces its video function during a brief product presentation earlier this afternoon. At the press event, which took place within Facebook‘s headquarters in Menlo Park, Co-Founder and CEO Kevin Systrom unveiled the new feature … READ MORE

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Facebook Officially Adds Clickable #Hashtags Function

In its ongoing battle against Twitter, social media Facebook officially adds clickable #hashtags as a function starting today. Currently as a roll-out version, the company will first introduce the function to a small number of Facebook Pages. Much like other social media site, a pop-up layer shows … READ MORE