That was effectively the only conversation missing from Facebook’s F8 conference — an event that even made time for a progress update on a moonshot project that might one day allow us to hea
Facebook will assemble an independent Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) panel to oversee its development of a direct brain-to-computer typing interface it previewed today at its F8 confere
Facebook has been putting lots of resources into improving internet connectivity in rural areas. That may seem like a distraction for the social networking giant, but Facebook takes its mission to con
Facebook's augmented reality future may be taking the form of selfie filters today, but in the future, the company wants to let you interact with the world only by using your brain.
Today at F8, Facebook revealed it has a team of 60 engineers working on building a brain-computer interface that will let you type with just your mind without invasive implants. They also have people
From the stage of F8, Joaquin Quinonero, Facebook’s Director of Applied Machine Learning, described a new technique the company is using to improve the watching experience for 360 videos. The format
On day two of Facebook’s F8 conference, Facebook's CTO Mike Schroepfer showed off designs for two new 360 cameras that the company is going to help push to market. The x24, with 24 cameras, and its
It’s no secret that Facebook is highly interested in bringing internet connectivity to more people — even in very remote areas where traditional technologies don’t typically work. T
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.
80% of Instagram’s users 600 million users are outside the US, so it needed a way to provide a better experience for users with limited network connectivity or no data plan. Today at F8, Instagr
Typing with telepathy? Hearing through your skin? An augmented reality developer platform? These are just a few of the launches and demos Facebook showed off at the social network’s big F8 conf
Today Facebook open sourced Caffe2. The deep learning framework follows in the steps of the original Caffe, a project started at the University of California, Berkeley. Caffe2 offers developers greate
At its F8 developer conference, Facebook today announced that it is open-sourcing Litho, a declarative framework for building efficient user interfaces on Android. Litho is the same framework Facebook
At the F8 conference today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed this weekend's shooting in Cleveland, which the suspected shooter filmed and posted on Facebook. The man later discussed the shooting
Facebook is launching a couple of new features for its Messenger platform today. Among those is an update to its M virtual assistant, which can now help you order food through delivery.com, the launch
Facebook's VP of Partnerships, Ime Archibong, announced updates to Facebook Analytics as well as Facebook Login and Account Kit during his F8 keynote address. Analytics is getting greater customizabil
Facebook today launched two powerful ways for people to find Messenger bots to use, addressing the discovery problem that's plagued the platform's 100,000 developers.
At the F8 conference today, Facebook announced a bunch of updates to its Workplace by Facebook team communications tool, including a slew of new partnerships and new bot integrations, which all show a