#87 Daily dose : Latest news about Facebook

The F8 conference was clearly the biggest Facebook news in April.

During the 2-day conference, Facebook introduced some seriously exciting new products and shared their future plans with thousands of eager listeners.
A lot of emphasis was placed on the development of VR and AI products, including the launch of a new Camera Effects platform and a VR app named Facebook Spaces.

As you might have noticed when reading about the latest Facebook updates, the social media network has put a lot of energy and resources into image and video sharing.

In the past months, Facebook launched Instagram Stories and Messenger Day to compete with Snapchat. This far, they seem to be doing quite well.
Now, Facebook launched the Camera Effects Platform that will turn smartphone cameras into the first AR platform, providing an opportunity for artists and developers to create unique effects for the Facebook camera.