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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 »

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 »

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 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 »

The augmented reality gold rush is afoot - TechCrunch

Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers and animated character designers to build an augmented reality content startup. This week's launch of Facebook's Camera Effects platform means there are ...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's new Camera Effects Platform wants to augment your entire reality - Popular Science

At the F8 conference, Facebook showed off its ability to recognize objects so they can be manipulated in a virtual world. Facebook. Many of us spend a lot of time looking at screens when we're out in the world, but the ultimate goal of augmented ...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 »

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 »