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We'll Soon Be Able to Telepathically Connect on Facebook, According to Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg plans to give us the "power to share our full sensory and emotional experience with people whenever we'd like."
01 July 2015, 3:57pm

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Facebook is building a system that will allow users to telepathically share thoughts, since this is the 21st century and articulating ideas through text and photo is getting lame. The Independent reports that Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his plans for Facebook to adopt thought-to-thought sharing during a Q&A on Tuesday. Soon, you won't have to read those lengthy anti-vaccine diatribes from your friend's hippie mom—Facebook will beam them straight into your brain.

Zuckerberg's goal is to give us the "power to share our full sensory and emotional experience with people whenever we'd like" using virtual reality. This could explain what Facebook is planning to do with Oculus Rift, which the site acquired for $2 billion last year.

The Zuckerberg Q&A on Facebook also brought out celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was less concerned with Facebook's lofty new goals and more focused on Zuckerberg's workout routine. "You've got to be one of the busiest guys on the planet, and younger generations can probably relate to you more than they can the Pope," Schwarzenegger wrote. "So tell me how you find the time to train and what is you regimen like?"

Doesn't Arnold understand that working out won't matter once we're having sex with virtual avatars using our Oculus?