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49 Fantastic Facebook Innovations

With Facebook Buying Oculus Rift, We Honor its Zany Gadgets

— March 26, 2014 — Tech
The big news that Facebook buying Oculus Rift for $2 billion has gone through, thus changing the entire future of the company. Facebook has been on a tear recently, being extra aggressive with its acquisitions and diversifying its portfolio.

Facebook has been the biggest social media presence on the net for over half a decade. It's become so big and important that people don't even have to remind themselves to check their profiles for notifications. Companies understand how important Facebook is and as such have used it in their own products.

There have been board games, cars and even cosmetics dedicated to the largest friend network in the world. The site may be the king but with Facebook buying Oculus Rift, it puts it into a different stratosphere.
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Friend-Locating Apps
Friend-Locating Apps
The Marco Polo App Helps You Find Your Friends While You're Out on the Town
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Remotely Programmed Apps
Remotely Programmed Apps
Microsoft on{X} Beta Customizes Phones to Fit Your Needs
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Timeline Sourced Dating Tools
Timeline Sourced Dating Tools
The Yoke Application Pairs Couples Via Facebook Information
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Social Media-Sharable Consoles
Social Media-Sharable Consoles
The New PlayStation Will Allow Users Share Video Over Social Media
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Tablet-Powered Bars
Tablet-Powered Bars
Logbar's iPad Minis Let Guests Chat and Create Custom Drinks
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Crossover Social Media Features
Crossover Social Media Features
The Twitter Hashtags are Officially Coming to Facebook
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Social Media College Credits
Social Media College Credits
The Facebook Open Academy Offers College Credits in Exchange for Code
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Embedded Facebook Posts
Embedded Facebook Posts
Facebook Will Soon Allow Users to Embed Posts onto the Site
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Social Media Headphones
Social Media Headphones
Muzik Headphones Post Your Music on Facebook or Twitter While Listening
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Text-Mimicking Email Apps
Text-Mimicking Email Apps
E-mail Gets a Modern Facelift with Ping
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Charitable Playlist-Hogging Apps
Charitable Playlist-Hogging Apps
Guilty Pledgers Lets Users Add Songs to Playlists for a Donation
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Social Network-Based Peripherals
Social Network-Based Peripherals
Notice Physical Facebook Notifier Keeps You Updated
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Social Memorial Apps
Social Memorial Apps
The 'Sanctri' Facebook App Helps to Deal with Social Media Death in Private
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Online Oversharing Pranks (UPDATED)
Online Oversharing Pranks (UPDATED)
These Social Media Experiments Play with Info Shared Online
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Social Media Restaurant Reservations
Social Media Restaurant Reservations
Facebook Restaurant Reservations Will Soon Become Possible
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Social Media Ad Guides
Social Media Ad Guides
This Infographic Breaks Down Facebook Ad Sizes and Types
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Social Content Timing Graphics
Social Content Timing Graphics
This Graphic Highlights the Best Times to Post on Social Media
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Extravagant Social Media Takeovers
Extravagant Social Media Takeovers
The Facebook WhatsApp Merger Will Be Extremely Costly
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Smartphone Necklace-Projecting Gadgets
Smartphone Necklace-Projecting Gadgets
These Necklace Projectors Put the Future in Your Hands
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Celebratory Social Media Sportscars
Celebratory Social Media Sportscars
The Porsche Carrera 4S 5 Million Facebook Was Created by Fans
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Uninterrupted Musical Video Apps
Uninterrupted Musical Video Apps
The JamCam App Uses iTunes Audio Tracks to Record Music and Video
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Social Media Memory Books
Social Media Memory Books
The 'SocialPics Book' is a Hardcover Digital Photo Album
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Social Media Shower Curtains
Social Media Shower Curtains
Your Facebook Network Can Now Join You During Your Morning Routine
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Lightning-Fast Messaging Apps
Lightning-Fast Messaging Apps
The Telegram Messenger App is Simple, Secure and Super Speedy
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Online Friendship-Testing Stunts
Online Friendship-Testing Stunts
Greg Benson Goes Out to Visit His Real Life Facebook Friends
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Social Media Virtual Takeovers
Social Media Virtual Takeovers
The Facebook Gets Virtual with a Facebook Oculus Rift Takeover
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Vibrant Video-Streaming Vehicles
Vibrant Video-Streaming Vehicles
The MINI Art Beat Drives Across London Playing Social Media Posts
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Automated Bartender Devices
Automated Bartender Devices
The Social Media Drinking Machine Places Your Order Via Facebook
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Fantastically Flat Facebook Phones
Fantastically Flat Facebook Phones
This Concept by Michal Bonikowski Gets a Lot of 'Likes'
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Engagement-Boosting Brand Graphics
Engagement-Boosting Brand Graphics
These QuickSprout Tips Help to Improve Facebook Interaction
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Social Media Shooters
Social Media Shooters
The 'I Like Shots Shot Glasses' Integrates a Humorous Facebook Feature
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Social Media Career Guides
Social Media Career Guides
This Infographic Displays Steps on Starting a Social Media Career
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Intuitive LED Light Boxes
Intuitive LED Light Boxes
The L8 Smartlight Informs You of What’s Happening in Your Surround
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Social Media Kitchen Supplies
Social Media Kitchen Supplies
The Thumbs Up Like Ice Tray from Shop Jeen is Facebook Inspired
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Social-Centric Smartphones
Social-Centric Smartphones
The INQ Cloud Touch Features a Facebook Home Screen
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Anti-Social Media Book Ads
Anti-Social Media Book Ads
Norlis' Book Ad Campaign Cleverly Arranges Book Titles
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Social Media Coffee Deliveries
Social Media Coffee Deliveries
Tweet-a-Coffee Lets You Give Starbucks Using Only 140 Characters
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Specialized Social Handsets
Specialized Social Handsets
The MYbox Pocket Netbook Keeps You in the Conversation On the Go
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Agreeable Iconic Keyrings
Agreeable Iconic Keyrings
The Like Keychain Appropriates a Social Media Symbol for Positivity
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Waiter-Inspired Tablets
Waiter-Inspired Tablets
Buffalo Wild Wings Fuses Technology with Ordering
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Social Media Cosmetics
Social Media Cosmetics
The Social Butterfly Blue Nail Polish is for the Facebook-Savvy Generation
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Social Media-Connected Bikes
Social Media-Connected Bikes
The GiBike is Equipped with Smartphone Integration
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Social Media Board Games
Social Media Board Games
This Board Game Eliminates the Digital Boundaries of Facebook
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Virtual Tourism Ads
Virtual Tourism Ads
The San Pellegrino Three Minutes in Italy Campaign is Remote-Based
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Social Media Ice Cream
Social Media Ice Cream
The Facebook Ice Cream Flavor is a Clever Twist on a Classic Dessert
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Informative Text-Sharing Spectacles
Informative Text-Sharing Spectacles
The 'Glassup' Augmented Reality Glasses Add Text to Activities
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Flashing Phone Plugs
Flashing Phone Plugs
The myLED Phone Plug Blinks to Notify You of Missed Calls
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Social Media Players
Social Media Players
A Facebook Music Service Will Promote More Procrastination
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Search Engine Shades
Search Engine Shades
Google Glasses Put the Web in Front of Your Eyeballs
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High-Tech Business Cards
High-Tech Business Cards
Customizable Credentials From TechKeys Also Function as Clever Keyboards
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