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Twitter, NBA and Samsung partner to show 360-Degree NBA video content

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The ability to capture every angle of your favorite NBA player on the court just got much easier.


The NBA, Samsung and Twitter have all teamed up in order to bring 360-degree video content to users before and after each Finals game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors.

Twitter holds the exclusive rights to provide the 360-degree content, shot with Samsung Gear 360, which users can control by “swiveling their device or dragging the cursor over the videos,” to provide different angles.

However, there is a catch. Twitter still does not support native 360-degree video like Facebook, which forces the user to leave Twitter’s website or app in order to view the content.


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