Facebook is one of the most controversial companies in the world. But despite their repeated scandals, Facebook boasts almost 3 billion active users. Recently the social media empire made a strange and unexpected business decision. Today we’re answering the question: Why is Facebook investing in virtual reality?
Most people associate Facebook with its flagship website and other big-name subsidiaries like Instagram and Whatsapp. But behind the scenes, Facebook is cultivating new technology in a number of different fields. One of its biggest announcements in recent years was the fully immersive Oculus virtual reality system. While the device debuted in a relatively rudimentary form, new editions are increasingly futuristic.