360 object photo on Facebook?

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TBeentjes
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Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:47 am

Hi there,

I'm wondering if it's possible to place a 360 object photo on my Facebook timeline.

If yes, please tell me how to.

Hope to see an answer soon.

Regards,
Tom
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Hopki
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Wed Nov 16, 2016 1:07 pm

Hi Tom,
It is possible but has problems.
Firstly you need a secure server and the output has to be Flash, most browsers require the Flash plugin to be installed or activated.
So IMO is very ugly.

We have a tip document that covers this here.
However what I find to be better, and again just my opinion is just make a preview image to put in your Facebook post that will allows people to click iy to open a new page which then can be an HTML5 output.

So the steps for just adding a preview are:
Make preview image.jpg (600 x 600px)

Make Object2VR HTML5 output and select the embed template.
Just add your Host Name, Page Path and Preview image and upload, no need for a secure server.

Once uploaded on your own hosting copy and paste the URL into your Facebook post.
You should see your preview image in the post.
Regards,
Hopki
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TBeentjes
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Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:22 pm

Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:37 am

Thanks Hopki, for your feedback. That's a good solution witch can also creates more traffic on my website.

Have a nice day!
MCizek
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Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:43 pm

Good afternoon Gentlemen's

I am a bit lost during setup during configuration and my exported files, obviously, dont work at all.
My VPS with https possibilities should be fine, i am definitely somehow confused in html5 config.

Is there opportunity to have demo file, which help me to get a clue?

Thank you a lot!
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