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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 »

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 »

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 »

The myth of virtual reality and an isolated society - Huffington Post

In Facebook's 2017 annual global developer conference the future was unveiled. It's called Spaces, and it's a virtual reality “space” hosted by Facebook where you and a Facebook friend can interact using 3D avatars. Pop on your Oculus Rift headset, and ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg Looks to a Post-Smartphone Future at Facebook F8 - Newsweek

facebook augmented reality f8 zuckerberg AR Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Share. Tech ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg just signed the death warrant for the smartphone - Business Insider

It's no secret Mark Zuckerberg is pinning Facebook's prospects on augmented reality — technology that overlays digital imagery onto the real world, like Snapchat's signature camera filters. At this year's F8 conference, taking place this week ...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 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 »

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 »

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

For years now, brands have heard that augmented reality (AR) is one of the next big things, but there's a strong argument to be made that it hasn't quite lived up to the hype. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, however, believes that AR is a big part of the ...and more »