Facebook Announces New Hi-Tech Features At Annual Developers Event

"For those of you watching us roll out cameras (read copying Snapchat) across all our platforms, that was act one".

This isn't the only major change coming to Facebook. The company has released the closed beta of its AR Studio platform, which will be "open" in later stages. The company is also shifting its focus to photos and videos.According to Techcrunch report, Zukerberg said that "we kind of felt like we're going to need cameras because video and photos are becoming more central but the unique thing that we're going to do is we're not just going to build basic cameras, we're going to build the first mainstream augmented reality platform". He also said that Facebook isn't anxious about "no innovation" allegations and defended copying Snapchat by saying that it was the ground work for Facebook's Camera Effects Platform for developers.

And now you can use this new technology too.

One way that Facebook's new AR platform will come to life is by allowing developers to layer information cards digitally onto real life objects.

Speaking at F8, the company's annual conference for software developers, Zuckerberg said Facebook was an obvious hub for businesses to reach people and experiment with augmented reality, although he did not suggest that the company was planning to make similar games itself. It will allow the developers to create their effects.

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"Facebook Spaces" is a new VR app where you hang out with friends in a fun, interactive virtual environment as if you were in the same room.

These places include everything from public spaces and parks, to restaurants, stores and other local businesses.

Apps can use this data to create location-aware experiences that help people learn more about where they are so they can make informed decisions about where to go and what to do. It has also released the Frame Studio that will let the developers create frames for photos and videos.

"We've also enabled discovery in the physical world with new parametric Messenger codes". Users will be able to directly add in a chat bot to their Messenger group thread and share the conversation.

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