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Facebook 'Secretly Hoping' Porn is a Big USP for Oculus Rift

By Gary Cutlack on at

"Insiders" within Facebook are apparently hoping that the ever quickening production of VR porn can do the job for Oculus Rift, with the company not exactly going out of its way to say that wanking all day with a headset on is a bad thing for the future of mankind.

This bit of implication is based on two things -- the fact that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey uses the term "open platform" all the time while nudging and winking at everyone in whatever room full of porn-obsessed nerds he happens to be in, plus the fact that Oculus staff and Facebook "insiders" have been checking out VR porn on work time.

Porn producer Brian Shuster told the NY Post that he has indeed had Oculus staff members enjoying his company's porn experiences at a recent US industry event, saying: "They said how impressed they were with what we were doing with VR porn. They weren’t there to do anything except reconnaissance, but they’re certainly keeping an eye on what’s happening."

Todd Glider from VR porn enthusiasts BaDoink added: "Companies like Oculus are not going to say, 'Yes, we’re going to publicly endorse porn,' but behind the scenes, they have to be saying this is the driver." [NY Post]


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