7 big changes coming to Facebook

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

#Facebook is releasing new features to its service at a rapid pace

WHNT.com

NEW YORK — Get ready for more big changes to Facebook.

The social media company announced several new products and features that will launch on its platform soon — all are designed to make it easier for you to communicate with people and businesses.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives debuted the slew of platform enhancements during F8, the company’s developer conference, on Wednesday.

Here’s what’s coming:

1. Spherical videos on your News Feed and Oculus VR headset (if you have one). Facebook will soon support videos shot with 360-degree camera technology (the same way Google Maps’ Street View photos are captured). These videos allow you to change the perspective you see by clicking and dragging on the screen.

Google-owned YouTube recently announced support for this format as well. As video content becomes the ubiquitous format for sharing, expect these two companies to launch even more features at a…

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