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

If Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has his way, you'll never have to buy a gadget with a screen again. 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 ...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'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 »

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 »

I don't want to live inside Facebook's vision for social VR - Engadget

Over the last few decades, there have been several attempts to merge the mundane aspects of the real world with the digital. All of these, while catering to a niche, have failed to conquer the world in the way that Mark Zuckerberg hopes that Facebook's ...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's future: first destroy Snapchat, then own reality -

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 »

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 »

In Facebook's Future, You Live Through Your Phone - WIRED

Today at Facebook's F8 developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out the company's vision for the future. The short version: augmented reality blanketing a digital layer over everything you see and touch. The long version? A potentially thorny ...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 »