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April 13, 2016 - No Comments!

Key points of Facebook F8 developer event at a glance

13 April 2016 | guardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2010

Facebook’s (mostly) annual developer event in San Francisco has been running since 2007. Over that time it has morphed from an insider code-builder’s event to a high-profile launch event, and though the developers are still there Facebook’s message is now rather more well honed when it comes to translating their mission to the masses. Read more

April 13, 2016 - No Comments!

Facebook has a new army of chatbots – but what can you do with them?

13 April 2016 | guardian.co.uk © Guardian News & Media Limited 2010

Chatbots are big news in Silicon Valley right now. “Bots are the new apps!” said Microsoft chief Satya Nadella recently, Facebook’s just announced a large collection, while Wired’s latest article on the subject puts the phrase “post-app internet” right up in the headline.

Great. But what can you actually do with them? Read more