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#Long Reads — Learn About Facebook’s Plan to 3D Posts Thanks to AR, VR & Newsfeed

What if you could publish 3D posts on social media, just like you can create objects with a 3D printer?

Well, actually, you can.

In this TechCrunch piece, Josh Constine gives us a glimpse into the future of social media, as Mark Zuckerberg plans to unite AR, VR, and Newsfeed with 3D objects to let us craft and share 3D posts.

Facebook 3D posts demo

In this long read, you will learn:

  • Why Facebook is aggressive about adopting new content formats.
  • How 3D posts creates new advertising and marketing opportunities for brands.
  • Why  VR, AR and 3D objects could very well be the future of social media.

The social media giant sees tri-dimensional posts as a natural progression, going from text, to photos, to videos, and now to immersive media.

SQUAAAARK! New 3D models on Facebook, you say? Yes please! 😍 Have a play by dragging the below around with your finger or mouse.

Posted by LEGO on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Given how Snapchat’s innovative AR formats supported the rocketing growth of the app, 3D posts may be a huge opportunity for Facebook to catch the next wave.

What’s in it for Social Media Managers: a glimpse into the potential future of social media.


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