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360-degree music video breaks YouTube record – Haptical

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British hip-hop group Gorillaz broke a YouTube record. The band’s 360 degree video for “Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)” received over 3 million views in just 48 hours, making it the biggest debut for a…

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British hip-hop group Gorillaz broke a YouTube record. The band’s 360 degree video for “Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)” received over 3 million views in just 48 hours, making it the biggest debut for a Virtual Reality music video in YouTube’s history… Read more on Billboard

This is Haptical weekly newsletter #59. We bring you an in-depth look at the latest Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality technologies, services & products.

Palmer Luckey, the controversial co-founder of virtual-reality gear maker Oculus, is leaving parent Facebook. (USA Today)

Facebook is expanding its 360-degree live streaming feature to everyone. (Haptical)

‘Silicon Valley’ Season 4 is going to be all about virtual reality. (Inverse)

Gorillaz latest 360-degree music video for “Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)” racked up over 3 million views in 48 hours, making it the most successful debut for a virtual reality music video in YouTube history. (Billboard)

The impact of immersive virtual violence must be questioned, studied, and controlled. Before it becomes possible to realistically simulate the experience of killing someone, murder in VR should be made illegal. (Quartz)

Mobile VR isn’t pushing virtual reality forward — it’s hindering it. (New Atlas)

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360-degree music video breaks YouTube record – Haptical

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