Facebook is working on a standalone 360-degree video app that would bring virtual reality to cell phones

Deepa Seetharaman and Orr Hirschauge report that Facebook is developing a standalone video that would support 360-degree or “spherical” videos, which would bring virtual reality to cell phones. With spherical videos, users can change their viewing perspective by tilting their device. Footage from multiple cameras is usually required to create the 360-degree videos.

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