Special 319: Facebook's F8 Keynote

4/18/2017, 8:09:42 PM , duration(0:0:5)
Technology Special Live
<p>On the first day of Facebook's F8 Developer Conference, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook's shift to augmented reality. Facebook's camera will be capable of recognizing people and objects and add Snapchat-like effects to the world. Facebook is hoping developers will help them take augmented reality to the next level, both using Facebook Camera Effects and the Oculus Rift. Facebook also announced a new social virtual reality app, Facebook Spaces, which will allow users to interact with each other in VR using cartoon avatars. Other announcements included an expanded focus on Messenger chat bots, QR code-like parametric codes, and Messenger Platform 2.0. The latter will add AI, games, music, and more to Messenger.</p> <p><strong>Host:</strong> <a href="https://twit.tv/people/leo-laporte">Leo Laporte</a></p> <p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a href="https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials">https://twit.tv/shows/twit-live-specials</a>.</p> <p>Thanks to <a href="https://www.cachefly.com/" target="_blank">CacheFly</a> for the bandwidth for this special presentation.</p> <p><strong>Sponsor:</strong><ul> <li><a href="http://thetrackr.com">thetrackr.com promo code: TWIT</a></li> </ul></p>