F8 proved there’s no escape from Facebook

This yr, Facebook’s F8 builders convention was sure to be totally different. After all, the corporate remains to be coping with the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica (CA) data privacy scandal. But, Zuckerberg mentioned through the opening keynote he was able to “move forward,” and as a substitute he got here to speak about how […]

Facebook is successful the augmented actuality struggle

It’s all based mostly on the Camera Effects Platform that CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled at F8 final yr. The concept is easy: Use your Facebook digital camera to work together with digital gadgets laid over the actual world. The apparent instance is selfie filters — think about bunny ears or a crown floating above your […]

Facebook: AI will defend you

Shroepfer mentioned that, although these are promising numbers, Facebook is aware of there’s nonetheless loads of work to be carried out and it must preserve evolving the expertise — particularly as a result of the dangerous actors selling any such content material preserve getting smarter themselves. One of the methods Facebook plans to do that, […]

Oculus prototype makes use of transferring lenses for sharper focus

The most fascinating factor concerning the Half Dome prototype appears to be the varifocal shows with lenses that transfer up and down relying on what you are specializing in. There additionally seems to be eye-tracking tech at play right here as effectively. Guajardo says that the majority headsets wrestle with viewing objects held up near […]

Watch Facebook's F8 day-two keynote at 1PM ET

The first day of Facebook’s F8 builders convention was quite eventful, what with a slew of stories starting from app updates to a new dating feature the company has in the works. As anticipated, we additionally heard about security and data privacy, two points that Facebook is taking severely however is not letting them to […]

Facebook and Nike simply gave hypebeasts a cause to make use of Messenger

For Facebook, the partnership with Nike is just small a part of its ambitions to let manufacturers use augmented actuality in Messenger to promote their merchandise. Aside from Nike, the corporate additionally introduced ASUS, Kia and Sephora as early companions, and likelihood is many extra will be part of within the coming months. For ASUS, […]

Facebook and RED are constructing a digicam for 3D VR video

The collaboration remains to be in its early days, and there isn’t any point out of an anticipated launch window (you may assume the tip end result will likely be expensive). As it’s, you will additionally want a headset with these six levels of freedom to take full benefit of the added immersion. That at […]

Facebook is attempting to shut the e-book on Cambridge Analytica

Take Facebook’s new dating feature for instance. Zuckerberg emphasised the significance of privateness and security when it got here to constructing the app, although he mentioned these matters in reference to different customers, moderately than Facebook itself. For occasion, customers’ Facebook associates will not be capable of see their courting profiles and the function will […]

Facebook hopes to put in writing the safety 'playbook' for others to observe

Stamos mentioned on stage, throughout a keynote dubbed “Security at Facebook Scale,” that the corporate has a duty to the world to construct merchandise that deliver individuals nearer collectively, however on the similar time preserve them secure from abuse. He added that one of many largest challenges Facebook has needed to face not too long […]

Facebook's upcoming courting service might be a heartbreaker

As the Facebook workforce described onstage, Facebook Dating will “mirror the way people meet in real life — through the experiences they have in common.” Users will arrange a profile, which might be segregated from their common FB account. This is in order that any dating-related actions will not present up on their News Feed […]