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Mark Zuckerberg wants to eliminate all screens from your life with special glasses - Business Insider

Instead, you'll be using a pair of augmented reality (AR) glasses or even contacts in the future in order to place digital content on top of any surface. At a keynote speech at Facebook's annual F8 developers conference Tuesday, Zuckerberg said that ...and more »

Snap's anti-developer attitude is an augmented liability - TechCrunch

Facebook just invited outside developers to help it build an augmented reality content platform. Snapchat banned outside developers in 2015 and has never had a real platform. Mark Zuckerberg knows he can't anticipate everything Facebook users want, so ...and more »

Facebook's future: first destroy Snapchat, then own reality - Wired.co.uk

It was the most unintentionally depressing moment of Facebook's F8 conference: Mark Zuckerberg, talking excitedly about the functionality of the social network's new Camera Effects platform: “you can add a second coffee mug, so it looks like you're not ...and more »

Eight visions of Facebook's future from its F8 conference - The Guardian

Mark Zuckerberg's social network is betting big on augmented reality, hasn't given up on VR – but doesn't have much to say about the 'Facebook killer'. Alex Hern · @alexhern. Wed 19 Apr 2017 06.36 EDT Last modified on Wed 19 Apr 2017 06.38 EDT. Share ...and more »

Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It's the Network, of Course - New York Times

The tech world just witnessed a robbery. The heist was so brazen you kind of had to admire it, even if it was pulled off with all the grace of a gas station stickup. Facebook barged into Snapchat's happy Venice Beach, Calif., mansion, took a solid ...and more »

Facebook Is Going All In on Augmented Reality - IEEE Spectrum

Have you noticed that most Facebook apps these days have a camera button built in? Well, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, now it's time to use those buttons to turn on augmented reality for just about everything you're doing in Facebook's world. “We ...and more »

Facebook's first social VR app is cool -- but there's a problem - Mashable

Facebook just took a big step forward in its bid to make virtual reality more social. The company released Facebook Spaces at its F8 developer conference Tuesday, a new app for Oculus Rift that lets you hang out with friends in virtual reality. We took ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg promises to make the camera 'the first augmented reality platform' - VentureBeat

Mark Zuckerberg believes that augmented reality will play an important role in building communities. While the camera has become the center of many of Facebook's apps, especially as it continues to cannibalize Snapchat, the Facebook chief executive ...and more »

Facebook's Augmented Reality Engine Brings AI Right to Your Phone - WIRED

When Hussein Mehanna showed off a new incarnation of Facebook's Big Blue App back in November, it seemed a tiny improvement—at least on the surface. The app could transform a photo from your cousin's wedding into a Picasso or a Van Gogh or a Warhol, a ...and more »

What Facebook's big bet on AR means for brands - ClickZ

The Facebook Developer Conference, known as F8, is the event at which the world's largest social network makes big announcements and unveils important new products, and this year's conference was no exception. One of the highlights of the first day of ...and more »