VIDEO: Facebook says it wants to build a 'teleporter' by 2025

Facebook’s company’s chief technical officer, Mike Schroepfer, said the company plans to "effectively build a teleporter," according to Business Insider.

VIDEO: Facebook says it wants to build a 'teleporter' by 2025

"Facebook wants to build a device that allows you to be anywhere you want, with anyone, regardless of geographic boundaries," Schroepfer said Tuesday at a press event before the Web Summit in Dublin.

Facebook wants to improve upon the virtual reality experience by adding physical feedback, tricking your senses into thinking you’re somewhere you’re not.

The social network has had its sights set on the possibilities of virtual reality for some time, but it remains a somewhat theoretical technology for the average consumer.

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