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Inside Mark Zuckerberg's vision for your Facebook augmented reality - USA TODAY

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Mark Zuckerberg is sitting ramrod straight on the edge of a gray couch, sketching a vision of what Facebook will soon be like for its nearly 2 billion users. A blank wall turns into a 3-D art display with an animated, infinite ...and more »

Facebook wants you to hang out with your friends in VR - Network World

Facebook is making it possible to hang out with your friends in virtual reality using Spaces, a new app the company launched Tuesday for the Oculus Rift. The app will allow people to join a shared, immersive video call, represented by a personalized ...and more »

Facebook's Bizarre VR App Is Exactly Why Zuck Bought Oculus - WIRED

"Where do you want to hang out?" Max asked me. "Do you like pandas?" Do I like pandas? This is like asking if someone likes tacos, or sunshine, or the sound a puppy makes when it curls up on your lap. I looked at him a little more closely to see if he ...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.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 ...and more »

Facebook's vision for the future of hanging out in VR is very sad and lonely - Quartz

You're sitting in your aging, prewar apartment. The floors are creaking, the lights are off and the heating is turned down to save electricity. Most of your furniture was sold over the last year to pay your electric bill and to buy a new computer to ...and more »

Facebook reveals its camera-centric AR future - Engadget

Facebook is convinced that folks are going to ply the world with cameras that can enhance your reality, as it told us last year. Now, at F8 in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled the "Camera Effects Platform," the first developer system for ...and more »

Facebook launches augmented reality Camera Effects developer platform - TechCrunch

Facebook will rely on an army of outside developers to contribute augmented reality image filters and interactive experiences to its new Camera Effects platform. After today's Facebook F8 conference, the first effects will become available inside ...and more »

Facebook really wants developers to make VR a thing - Quartz

Last year was supposed to be the year of virtual reality. Facebook, HTC, and Sony each released major pieces of VR hardware, all vying to be the platform that turned the dream of home virtual reality into, well, actual reality. But outside of a few ...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 »