Facebook iOS App Now Allows Users to Take 360-Degree Photos

Facebook's iOS app is today being updated with a new feature that will let users take 360-degree photos using the camera function directly within the Facebook app, reports TechCrunch.

Facebook has supported 360-degree images for some time, but it previously required users to take a panoramic photo with their smartphone or use a separate app.


Now users can open the camera, choose the 360 Photo option, and then follow the on-screen instructions to create a panoramic image in the Facebook app.

360-degree photos can be set as Cover Photos, and support tagging friends and zooming. The new 360-degree photo functionality is rolling out to iOS and Android users starting today.

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30 months ago
remember when facebook was cool?
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30 months ago

Just 2 billion monthly active ones in June. Every fourth human in the world.

George Orwell's worst nightmare.
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30 months ago
360 is also the number of times it compresses your photo before posting it, interestingly enough.
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30 months ago
Still doesn't let you set chronological timeline as default, still uses proprietary browser that doesn't allow content filtering, and still is a bloated resource hog.

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30 months ago
Just in time for the eclipse!
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People still like to be sold by Facebook?
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30 months ago
Sweet. Does it still use dubious means to remain active in the background? And require “always on” location services to use just about every feature? And generally drain the living piss out of your battery?
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People still like to be sold by Facebook?

Just 2 billion monthly active ones in June. Every fourth human in the world.
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