3 Predictions for Facebook VR

Posted By on January 3, 2017


Here we see Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team demo impressive Social VR software at Oculus Connect 3. A look at Facebook’s vision of how people will interact in Social VR.  This is a game changer.

3 predictions from me on this kinds of social VR experience and how it will change our lives:

  1. Emoticons will change to human expressions and we will become actors with real-life theatrics expressing ourselves. This may make more people outgoing but hugely irritating in real-life.
  2. Many people will live in alternate worlds for hours at a time with their friends. Facebook usage will go through the roof.
  3. Work collaboration will start to happen through Facebook using business productivity tools.


Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. He appears at conferences in Canada, USA, UK, and Europe. Email him to book him for your radio, TV show, or conference.

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