Virtual reality's next level: Seeing your hands

In this roundup, learn about YouTube's GIF maker, Facebook's take on a dislike button, and how the next Oculus Rift can track hand movements. Meanwhile, Bridget Carey learns she can't handle virtual zombies.

In this episode of CNET Update, we explore mankind's latest achievements in animated GIFs and virtual zombies.

YouTube has a new tool to make animated GIFs from a video. I'll teach you how to make a GIF of a video about GIFs.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says you won't be getting a dislike button, but the company is working on new ways to express emotions beyond "Like."

And lastly, I take a journey through virtual reality with the game "Dying Light," developed to work with the Oculus Rift headset. I'm looking forward to the day when the Oculus can detect the frantic flailing of my arms and legs -- which may be soon, since the company bought Nimble VR:

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Virtual reality's next level: Seeing your hands