Facebook seeks to advance its virtual reality business

Facebook logoFacebook is seeking to advance its business related to virtual reality devices, drones and data centers, by making new investments and hiring new personnel.

A simple check in the social network's web site (job listings) unveils that the company is seeking thousands of new persons to hire. Reuters made the counting, reporting that the internet social networking company aims to add nearly 1,200 new employees.

Facebook's culus Rift virtual reality headsets is among the key areas slated for growth, with 54 jobs listed on its website.

Facebook is seeking for managers to oversee logistics, procurement and global supply chain planning for its Oculus business, meaning that an commercial launch should not be away.

Virtual reality potentially offers excitment and new experiences across entertainment, gaming, communications or computing.

Oculus Rift

Facebook's effort to build its own satellites and drones capable of delivering Internet service to remote regions of the world is another important area for hiring: the program has Facebook searching for specialists in areas such as avionics, radio frequency communications and thermal engineering.

Source: CDRinfo

Tags: Facebook, social networks, technologies

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