Tech Trends: Facebook shows how virtual reality can impact social media

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Virtual reality is one of the big things this year at Facebook’s F8 developer tech show in San Francisco.

Two years ago, Facebook bought the Oculus Rift headset startup for $2 billion.

And now, our Tech Trends Reporter Gabe Slate tells us they have given us a glimpse to how they will incorporate it into social networking. For example, you can take a virtual selfie in London.

Watch the above video to see Gabe’s full report. He even tries a game called Eagle Flight during Day 2 of the conference. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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