Forget about 3D movie glasses at the theatre as Facebook has introduced 3D photos to your screens. The world’s most widely used social media network with 1.47 billion daily users never fails to bring about new and fascinating innovations for its audience. Facebook users can interact with as well as explore visual posts of 3D photos directly on their newsfeeds. These images offer depth and movement when the smartphone is tilted or viewed inside a handset. 3D photos are without a doubt an exciting and fresh way of engaging the users, increase social media followers, and create an environment that will enable various advertisers to thrive.
What exactly are 3D photos?
3D photos are nothing like the traditional photos we are accustomed to for many years. These photos are unique in the sense that they allow the users to tilt their phone screens to see an alternate angle which gives an amazing alternate perspective to the image. The generation of 3D photos is through a complex system of image layering and data-mapping. Facebook also makes use of dual camera set-up of the latest smartphones to create the 3D effect without the user making any extra effort.
Recent upgrades in 3D photos by Facebook
With passing time, Facebook is many various improvements in the introduced feature. They have recently announced three new 3D photo options on the Oculus blog. Initially, 3D photos could only be directly posted on newsfeed but now users can post these images to their stories as well. The process of posting through stories is the same as uploading normal photos. When shared, those viewing stories will be able to see the 3D effect within the full-screen stories presentation. Facebook is also working being able to share 3D photos directly from desktop PC and not just through smartphones. In addition to this, Facebook is also creating 3D image support for Android.
3D photos can help increase social media followers
The results of 3D photos when posted are worth the efforts. They help to facilitate a whole new type of visual communication thus giving a totally new dimension to technology and are a step towards the next generation of sharing through social networks. 3D photos have outstanding textures and lighting as well as are extremely realistic thus giving brands an opportunity to get noticed which ultimately leads to increased social media followers. It has been proven through a survey that interactive content has a higher ability to grasp the attention of viewers than any piece of static content.
Seeing products through 3D photos is just like seeing them in real customer thus attracting more people. These unique photos also provide an opportunity for brands to provide their audience with tools that help create user-generated content. Hence it can be seen that 3D photos on Facebook are providing a creative new and unique way to get brands and influencers stand out and also encourage more user engagement. The longer the users are engaged, the more likely it is that intended messaged is delivered effectively. Thus 3D photos are indeed helping in increasing social media followers.