Facebook’s annual programmer summit, #F8 2017 is up and running at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.Software developers from around the world have traveled to learn about the Facebook’s latest technology initiatives. The conference has announced an augmented reality developer program, security, bots, group chat bots, building native games and virtual reality version of Facebook.But, that’s not at all.
Mark Zuckerberg said
“And think about how much more … affordable and accessible they will be.”
Here are some big announcements fromFacebook’s #F8 keynote Day 1:
- It would be possible to make your own still 2D filters for Facebook’s camera.
- Facebook enterprise businesses “workplace” has added chat bots, which is incorporated with file sharing services like Salesforce and Box.
- Programmers can build AR selfie masks,create interactive games and add virtual objects to the reality just like a TV or a chessboard.
- It would be possible to add messenger bots to group chat conversations.As friends can together create a Spotify playlist, or find a consensus about book flights together or movie ticket.
- Facebook Messenger will have a discovery tab,so users can browse bot categories,used bots or see trending experiences.
- The Facebook Messenger’s Instant Games will have their own tab. So users can find new players to play with their friends and can challenge users to turn-by-turn.
- Facebook has revamped its Messenger QR codes
In the same conference, FB announced an augmented reality developer platform, a virtual reality version and group chat bots and a virtual reality version of Facebook.
- Now FB’s isopen sourcing its tool – Litho to build its own Android app.
- Facebook Spaces will allow three friends to hang out in a virtual room. Where users can draw, chat, watch 360 videos, make Messenger video calls and can take VR selfies.
- Facebook Insights will bring some significant updates for the Page as well as business owners. AIcan now scan users analytics and will highlight essential changes.
And at last Mark added, “We will keep doing everything we can to prevent tragedies from happening.”