Facebook now lets you post hyper-realistic 3D photos

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Mashable—Your News Feed is about to get a lot more lifelike. Facebook just began rolling out support for its 3D photos, which make portrait mode images look much more realistic. SEE ALSO: Portal and Portal+ speakers give Facebook a permanent place in your home The feature is possible thanks to the dual-camera setups that have become common on flagship smartphones. With 3D photos, when you post a portrait-style image, Facebook is able to separate the subject of the photo from the background and create a...

Facebook now lets you post 3D photos that jump out of your Newsfeed. Facebook is rolling out a feature today which will allow users to post photos with a 3D effect to their feed — essentially photos that show your subject in richer detail. Despite the name , the photos won’t be truly 3D, per se. You won’t be able to spin a photo of your dog around to view her from every adorable angle, for example. But the photos will have depth that lets you see things from different angles and tilts within the photo. Facebook describes it as being kind of like looking at your...