Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes For Facebook’s Puerto Rico Virtual Reality ‘Tour’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Tuesday after his promotion of the company's new virtual reality platform via a digital jaunt through hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico came under fire.

Some critics said the live-stream “tour” was exploitative and akin to disaster tourism.

Amid mounting backlash online, Zuckerberg posted a brief comment below his VR live-stream saying he meant no offense. The 9-minute video is still on Facebook.

"One of the most powerful features of VR is empathy,"...


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