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Facebook Is Building Its Own Antennas So That More People Can Use Facebook

Yesterday, Zuckerberg waxed poetic about the future of global connectivity, and now day two of Facebook’s F8 developer conference is giving us more details. Two terrestrial based programs — no nifty drones needed — hope to technically leapfrog fibre with throughput speeds maxing out at a blazing 2.1Gbps.

Facebook Will Let You Livestream From Any Device, Including Drones

Today, Facebook kicked off its annual developer conference F8, a title that is sadly not a bastardisation of the word “fate”. During the keynote, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company would open up its API for Facebook Live, allowing users to stream live video from any device.

5 Things To Know About Facebook's Event Today

Facebook spent most of its F8 developer keynote talking about the future of the company. Messenger, Oculus Rift, Zuck’s grey t-shirt, a Donald Trump reference — it was all there. But rather than forcing you to sit through an hour of “the power of global connection” overstatements, we did all the hard work for you, and compiled this complete list of Facebook’s greatest hits.

Mark Zuckerberg Throws Shade At Donald Trump During Keynote Speech

Every year, Facebook gathers thousands of developers and business people to talk about the future of its company at a conference called F8. The event is typically used to host discussions about photos, video, sharing and other products critical to the company’s bottom line. But this year, Facebook decided to try something different.

How Facebook Will Make The Smartphone Smart Again

You probably only use three apps on your smartphone — and one of them is likely a messaging app. By some estimates, messengers are even more popular than social media. And now, Facebook is giving you even more reasons to send text messages.

Facebook Built A 360 Camera For Shooting VR Video

With Oculus Rift out in the wild, Facebook is giving us our first look at its design for a 360-degree video camera.

Watch Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook F8 Keynote Right Here

Video: Mark Zuckerburg is getting ready to tell us all about the future of Facebook, which is likely filled with chatbots, and live video, and virtual reality. All the action starts at 3am AEST (1pm ET). Want to watch? You’ve come to the right place.

Oculus Used These Optical Illusions To Prove Everything We Know Is Wrong

Virtual reality isn’t ready yet. Oh, it’s damn good — but it can’t quite fully convince you that you are someplace you’re not. How sure are you of the “real world”, anyhow? Today, Oculus guru Michael Abrash used these kickass optical illusions to show how fake our reality can be.

Facebook Is Finally Getting Messaging Right

Facebook wants to be your everything, and the next step in its long and deliberate journey to subsume the entire world is here. Messenger, Facebook’s separate (and now genuinely useful) messaging app, is growing up and you have every reason to be excited.

Everything You Need To Know About The New Facebook

If you thought yesterday’s Facebook changes were dramatic, you’d better sit down before you see what’s coming next. Today at F8, Mark Zuckerberg led off by showing off Timeline: it’s the future of Facebook, and it’s a tectonic shift.

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