People are sick and tired of facebook's strong arm tactics. it's that simple. Why would you need to enable location services on your phone in order to find your headset? So facebook has more info about you to sell that's why. These headsets aren't some free app, they're expensive devices that you should be able to fully use without giving facebook ANY information. Unfortunately, millennials have no problem with giving up all of their personal information to everyone and anyone and facebook has built an empire from that.
Again , Oculus is owned by FB Technologies.
It should not be any surprise they are incorporating more of the FB platform into Oculus devices.
It would be nice if they did not and kept them all separate for sure, but I think most probably saw this coming.
FB did not buy Oculus just for the PC-VR gaming platform.
Thankfully there are other device available for those not willing to go the FB route for Oculus.
Aside from forcing facebook on folks my understanding is that it also links all your info such as real name, place where you live and so on. Many have created facebook pages just for real life family and friends only. This is dangerous opening your family, friends and yourself to hackers, internet stalkers, and pedophiles if you have kids and happen to game with or be targeted by the wrong person. Are you kidding me?
I may not like facebook forcing me to link accounts for targeting adverts and data collection (which I don't entirely trust every employee there). I can't understand why they would put us in such a dangerous position.
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