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Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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3/28/2014 | 9:14:49 PM
Re: So much
Like WhatsApp, Facebook may have no plans to integrate this any time soon. Oculus VR is still quite a new company with developing technology. Like Laurianne mentioned, part of its acquisition could be for talent, too.
Ariella
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Ariella,
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3/27/2014 | 9:41:05 AM
Re: So much
@Madhava good question. I read an article yesterday about some of the Kickstarter investors in Oculus who weren't very happy about the probable answers. 
Madhava verma dantuluri
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Madhava verma dantuluri,
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3/27/2014 | 8:53:24 AM
So much
FB is on massive expansion and wonder how thats going to integrate all these platforms.
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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3/26/2014 | 3:12:44 PM
Re: Good or bad?
It seems like we are in an acquisitions bubble right now. But like the Google/Nest deal, this could be as much about the talent FB acquired as anything else.
Kristin Burnham
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Kristin Burnham,
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3/26/2014 | 2:07:21 PM
Good or bad?
This acquisition surprised a lot of people because it doesn't seem like a natural fit for the social network (though Facebook believes otherwise). What do you think -- could this be a great acquisition for Facebook's future, or will the social network look back at it as a very expensive flop?


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