That’s changed, and Oculus Quest 2 owners have no choice but to sign up for a FaceBook account.Yet, FaceBook seems to think being forced to sign up for something you still don’t want is going to rub consumers the right way.
Because, as the researchers point out, you cannot share VR motion data anonymously.Any claim in the terms and conditions that say VR motion data is anonymized now means nothing because the research has demonstrated that VR motion data by itself can be used to identify individuals with high levels of confidence.
In it's first huge update for the new Quest system, Facebook-Oculus have improved functionality and even added a few new features.Facebook-Oculus have announced an image resolution improvement will come within the v23 update.
PALO ALTO (Reuters) - Facebook FB.O Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told an all-staff meeting on Thursday that former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had not violated enough of the company's policies to justify his suspension when he urged beheading two senior U.S. officials, according to a recording heard by Reuters.
Oculus Quest 2 pre-orders were five times higher than Oculus Quest Mark Zuckerberg sets a target of "ten million active units" to make Facebook's VR platform self-sustaining.Pre-orders for the Oculus Quest 2 were five times higher than Oculus Quest, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
This metric is used to measure Facebook's total user base across its main app, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. The StopHateForProfit ad boycott did not seem to impact the company's advertising business, with ad revenue up 22% compared to a year ago.
If you have linked your old Oculus account to Facebook or created a new one when you set up an Oculus Quest 2 and then decide you want to delete your Facebook account, you will also lose all of the purchases that you have made on the Oculus Store.
The goggle-like gadgets, which float a screen in front of your eyes to create a virtual 360-degree landscape, offer an immersive way to play increasingly powerful video games, make art, exercise, and even spend time with friends.
New Quest 2 users noticed that the Oculus Go tab was missing from the library, the truth of the matter was confirmed by John Carmack on Twitter, “Support was removed on Quest 2.
If these changes are not made soon, people who have bought a new entertainment system may be left with bricks if they don't meet Facebook's account requirements.Facebook has recently been falsely suspending people, and asking for excessive info, so people can keep their Facebook / Oculus account.
There’s still no getting around Oculus services or the need for a valid Facebook account to use Quest 2 though, which is why Robert Long, a senior software engineer at Mozilla working on WebXR, is offering up $5,000 to anyone who can successfully jailbreak Facebook’s latest standalone headset.
Bosworth was asked if there was any news on people being banned and losing access to their games, and he acknowledged that there have been some cases, though he claimed it's not a large number.
The Oculus Quest 2, the first Oculus headset to require new users to log in with a Facebook account rather than an Oculus account, started shipping out to customers this week.
Presumably, Facebook will fix this account-banning issue, but readers who encounter it are advised (by myself) to box their Quest 2 back up and return it to the store.If the Oculus Quest 2 lacked mandatory Facebook integration I’d be willing to recommend it to anyone whose eyes could use it.
Atlee told Input that he hopes the Triton could become the go-to headset for hackers and developers to experiment with cutting edge ideas.
Even though Quest 2 was leaked well before it was officially announced, Facebook still did their level best to hide the box from prying eyes while en route to developers, camouflaging it as an ordinary household clothing iron.
Among the findings was a 2018 internal company document titled the Cunningham Memo in which Facebook Senior Data Scientist Thomas Cunningham informed CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Vice President of Growth Javier Olivan that Instagram could hit a "tipping point" where its growth could ultimately come at the expense of all users leaving Facebook's blue app.
The report states that, “conditioning access to a product or service in which a firm has market power to the use of a separate product or service is anticompetitive.”.The company used its data advantage to create superior market intelligence to identify nascent competitive threats and then acquire, copy, or kill these firms.
The suspensions came just a few days after the social media giant said it was launching a “climate science information center” to counter widely shared but misleading posts that reject the established science of the climate crisis.“We’re committed to tackling climate misinformation,” Facebook said in a statement that also outlined its own efforts to reduce its own net greenhouse gas emissions to zero this year.
But a leaked user manual obtained by Motherboard shows that, in reality, the company teaches customers how to create fake Facebook and LinkedIn accounts to gather information about people that is normally protected by their privacy settings on those platforms.
With the iPhone, we saw a device that was born from the medium of mobility and computing purely for that medium, with a completely new paradigm that you are so used to now.
In a court filing in Dublin, Facebook said that a decision by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) would force the company to pull up stakes and leave the 410 million people who use Facebook and photo-sharing service Instagram in the lurch.