SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is good at putting on a conference. Attendees at this year’s F8 were greeted with a splashy tent-filled venue full of colorful lights, sounds of a carefully curated playlist, and piles of food around every corner
If that wasn’t enough, day one’s announcements and technical sessions were topped off with custom Patagonia vests and a Deadmau5 concert as a parting gift to the developers who paid nearly $500 to attend.
But swag, snacks and a free concert aside, for many developers the biggest news of the conference was Messenger Platform: Facebook’s ambitious plan to turn Messenger into a massive hub of content along the lines of the chat apps that dominate in Asian markets Read more…
Source: Mashable Social Media