Facebook isn’t the social network it used to be as compared to when it started out. While change is the only constant entity, it might not always work in a company’s favour. In a quest to revamp and rejuvenate its offerings, the social networking giant has now announced Facebook Horizon. Facebook Horizon is a new social Virtual Reality (VR) world experience that will be available for the Oculus Rift and the Oculus Quest platform in 2020.
Almost all of us have wanted to escape reality and if you’ve read Ready Player One by Ernest Cline or watched the movie, you know what we are talking about. The movie gave us a glimpse of how fantastic it would be to construct your own virtual world and the freedom it brings. While the new Horizon social VR by Facebook isn’t anything like the sci-fi movie, it does enable users to hang out with their friends in the virtual world, watch movies and play games. Here’s five things you need to know about Facebook Horizon social VR.