This year's F8 developer conference is more of an image builder stage for Facebook
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off Facebook F8 2019 yesterday and announced the opening keynotes for its annual conference intended for developers and entrepreneurs.
Mark Zuckerberg indicated that “the future is private," focusing largely on the privacy of the user during his speech at the Facebook Developers Conference. However, the statement was in contrast to Facebook's business model that encourages people to share more about themselves.
The announcements on Facebook F8 included the Oculus Quest, a VR-based headset; the introduction of FB5, a redesign within the Facebook app; and an easier shopping feature on Instagram, Facebook messenger new version and the most interesting part, Facebook Dating.
Have a look at the major highlights of the Facebook F8 Developers Conference 2019.
Facebook dating was initially introduced in 2018. In announcements at Facebook's F8 developer conference, Facebook dating was in the spotlight.
It seems Facebook wants its share in the dating apps market. Check out all the details on Facebook Dating and how to work on its Secret Crush feature here.
Facebook has announced that it is making the shopping from Instagram’s influencers a lot easier.
The redesign is expected to assist people in expanding their social circles. Mark Zuckerberg is calling the new update on Facebook's design as “FB5.”
Facebook was supposed to launch a VR headset at a previous Facebook F8 developer conference. The new announcements regarding VR headsets came late but with a bonus. FB is ready to roll out two VR headsets, Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S.
Facebook is reshaping Facebook Messenger to keep interactions with friends more interesting. It is planning to make offline hangout sessions easier.
Live from #F8! We just announced the ability to watch videos together in Messenger as well as an all-new Messenger Desktop App! #F82019 pic.twitter.com/tNN05jJthd— Messenger (@messenger) April 30, 2019
This year’s F8 Developer Conference will focus on improving Facebook’s image after the case of a Facebook data breach, making it a more secure platform that has the ability to safeguard the data of its users. In 2018, Facebook will have access to more data from users ranging from shopping preferences to dating choices.
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