After Whatsapp was taken over by Facebook few weeks ago, Oculus VR was due last week then. There were many negative voices and it was discussed violently on the internet. Now, Palmer Luckey, the initiator of Oculus Rift, announced via the platform Reddit that the Oculus employees receive numerous murder threats, since the takeover.
On Wednesday, 26th March, it became apparent that Facebook took over the developer studio of the Oculus Rift, Oculus VR, for about
. The reactions were more than unambiguous, even the Minecraft inventor 'Notch' showed himself disappointed. A similar result shows following survey of
About 45% of the users show themselves doubtfully after the takeover. However, 7.5% still want to buy the Oculus Rift glasses.
The discontent with some users is so big that Oculus staff have received death threats. The Oculus inventor Palmer Luckey has announced the whole via Reddit
'We expected a negative reaction from people in the short term, we did not expect to be getting so many death threats and harassing phone calls that extended to our families.
We know we will prove ourselves with actions and not words, but that kind of **** is unwarranted, especially since it is impacting people who have nothing to do with Oculus.'
What do you mean? Do you find these reactions too excessive? What's your opinion in general concerning the takeover? Say it plain and discuss about the takeover by Facebook and its consequences!