Well, Mark Zuckerburg has done it again with a Facebook acquisition. This time, Facebook paid $2 billion for Oculus Rift, which originated as a Kickstarter campaign. As you can imagine, people are very vocal about their opinions on the matter. Check out the 15 best tweets about the acquisition to see what I mean.
Does a fedora fit over Oculus Rift? V important, pls answer ASAP
— Patrick (@pattymo) March 26, 2014
Facebook to change the name of Oculus Rift to Faceface, marketing it as Facebook for your face. — Richard Blakeley (@blakeley) March 26, 2014
If you’re writing an article this morning on the differences of opinion in the Facebook-Oculus debate, your headline could be “OCULUS’ RIFT”
— Dan Marshall (@danthat) March 26, 2014
$2 Billion! What was Zuckerberg’s opening negotiation line, “How much for the Oculus Rift; please, I’ll pay anything!”
— Cokelogic (@cokelogic) March 26, 2014
I just want everyone to know, that when my TED talk goes up, remember that I gave it *before* Facebook acquired Oculus Rift. — Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) March 26, 2014
“yeah, I liked the early Oculus Rift albums, before they sold out to the man”
— Chris Taylor (@FutureBoy) March 26, 2014
Good news, everyone who made a joke about Facebook buying Oculus Rift! You’ve ALL been hired by the Tonight Show!
— Jeph With A Ph (@jephjacques) March 26, 2014
Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus Rift to create a way to communicate in 3D. Or you could TRY LEAVING YOUR HOUSE FOR ONCE — Eliza Bayne (@ElizaBayne) March 25, 2014
and you all laughed when I decided to make an oculus rift game where you console a depressed chris martin
— stefan (@boring_as_heck) March 25, 2014
After Facebook buys Oculus Rift, Google just announced that they’re buying THE FUTURE. So that covers everything. They have the money.
— Lamarr Wilson (@LamarrWilson) March 25, 2014
OCULUS RIFT AND GOOP YELLING #currenttweet
— Felicia Day (@feliciaday) March 25, 2014
Oculus Rift is awesome if you hate getting laid pic.twitter.com/tGGRZYiCm6
— Kristi Evans (@TwittsMcGee) March 26, 2014
I love how everyone has just denounced the Oculus now after Facebook acquired it. You could say this has caused a real Rift in the community
— RageGaming (@RageGamingVideo) March 26, 2014
What do you think of Facebook’s 2 billion dollar purchase?