Facebook F8 Developer Conference: Complete Coverage

When developers want to know what Facebook is working on, they head to F8. The annual two-day conference highlights the company’s latest technologies in development and is an opportunity to meet Facebook engineers. It’s also where CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out the company’s vision for the year to follow. F8 covers what’s next for Facebook’s social network platform, but also the company’s work in AR and VR, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Oculus, gaming, security, and much, much more.

For consumers, we get a first glimpse of the features that could be implemented in the near future. 2019 promises to be the biggest F8 yet — and Digital Trends is on the show floor.

Facebook cancels F8 developer conference amid coronavirus fears

The company will host smaller events and livestreams to announce new products
February 27, 2020
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Facebook says the future is private, but what does that mean?

At Facebook's F8 developer conference, the company emphasized its desire to take a more hands-on approach to privacy over the future. But what, exactly, will a more privacy-focused Facebook end up looking like?
April 30, 2019
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg | The future is private

Facebook steps into 3D memories and photos without a specialized camera

Facebook is working to make even the photos captured before 3D and 360 cameras existed a thing of the past. 3D Photos will come to the news feed even sooner, however, using only a smartphone camera.

Upcoming Instagram update will let you browse photos while offline

Soon, you won't need an internet connection to snap pics of your favorite brunch. Facebook said an offline version of Instagram for developing markets (like India and China) is in the works.
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