An internal report has shown that Facebook employs nearly 10,000 people in its departments working on augmented reality and virtual reality devices. That number illustrates that the Reality Labs division accounts for almost a fifth of the people working at Facebook worldwide.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a significant increase in virtual interactions and so, to continue providing the best service, Facebook is expanding its AI-based augmented reality (AR) initiative.
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg made an appearance on ‘The Good Time Show,’ a talk show on the invite-only Clubhouse app. Zuckerberg revealed information about Facebook’s progress in augmented reality and virtual reality.
Today is inauguration day for President-elect Joe Biden, and to celebrate, his inauguration committee has rolled out augmented reality lenses on Snapchat for voters to snap selfies with to celebrate the transition of power from a distance.
The Christmas holidays are approaching, and what says “It’s Christmas!” more than Coca-Cola’s iconic red truck coming into town. However, this year looks very different from previous years due to the pandemic and with events cancelling and social distancing rules in place, the Coke Caravan has been cancelled this year.
Snap Inc. has seen an influx of users thanks to the growing popularity of Augmented Reality filters and video content. Snap’s shares surged in after-hours trade in New York, after the company exceeded analyst expectations for the third quarter, as daily users of the Snapchat app continued to rise with a growing demand for its Augmented Reality filters and streamed content.