Panorama Viewer on Facebook

 

Visual + Interaction Design

USER RESEARCH ANALYSIS

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Problem:
People were not posting panorama photos on Facebook because they were displayed poorly.

Response:
Design an immersive experience for panorama images to increase photo sharing.

Note:  This was the first iteration of the current 360-degree photo feature on Facebook. Patents for this work are pending.

Sponsor:  Facebook

 
The zoom button was added to the photo viewer when a panorama image was detected.

The zoom button was added to the photo viewer when a panorama image was detected.

 
The slider bar serves as both navigation and a preview of image dimensions.

The slider bar serves as both navigation and a preview of image dimensions.

 
In addition to the slider bar, both the gyroscope and accelerometer in mobile devices could be used to navigate through the image.

In addition to the slider bar, both the gyroscope and accelerometer in mobile devices could be used to navigate through the image.