Facebook mobile apps can now take 360-degree photos ...


Facebook has updated its mobile app for both iOS and Android with support for capturing and sharing 360° photos without any extra hardware required.

It has been possible to upload and view 360° photos since May last year using images created on other devices, but now the Facebook app can handle the 360° capture itself.

The update brings a new “360 Photo” option to the share section at the top of the app. Tapping it will launch an interface similar that seen when shooting a panorama on your phone. You’ll be instructed to hold your phone steady as you spin around, keeping the graphic centered on-screen.

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