Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

You can now post 3D photos on Facebook

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Sherri Watson | 14 October, 2018, 13:10

The social media platform Facebook has rolled out the 3D photos in the News Feed and Virtual Reality.

Nevertheless, it is expected to come to other smartphones in the near future. iPhones that have dual rear cameras can post 3D photos on Facebook. The company has just begun to roll out the feature, which will be available to everyone in the coming weeks. The most innovative feature of the bunch had been the 360-degree photos, which are ideal for looking at landscapes.

Creating a 3D photo simply requires you to take a picture in portrait mode before creating a new Facebook post, selecting the menu icon at the top right, and choosing "3D Photo". It has declared to unveil the newest feature of "3D photos" feature is to role down soon. When portrait mode photos are uploaded, Facebook will respond to movements of a mobile device and give a sense of depth to the image. It's "like you're looking through a window", Facebook says.

Your 3D photos will be viewable by anyone on Facebook, not just those with specific devices. However, Facebook has now taken another huge step forward with 3D photos.

Basically, when users scroll onto Fido's pic, they'll be able to tilt and rotate their phone to view the pup from enough angles to make him appear to be coming out of the screen. As mentioned previously, users can also view these 3D photos on their VR headsets as well if they do not have an iPhone with a dual camera setup.

For better photo quality, Facebook's 3D photos work the best with subjects being three to four feet away from the camera on a background that's rich in color. It is because distinct colours will make the layers separate better, and transparent or shiny objects like glass or plastic can throw off the AI.