In F8 Developer Conference, Facebook made a number of significant announcements that will clearly define the future of the Facebook, it will not only remain as the social networking site but it will turn into a whole new Internet world. Facebook is now not just a single app or a service, but its a platform for e-trade, with a blend of advanced and useful applications. Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced how the company has transformed the social networking platform into a business networking site.
Here is the biggest announcements Facebook made at its F8 Developer Conference -
Facebook will officially be the Messenger Platform For Business Use -
Facebook has allowed companies to add its Messenger features in their business apps, as a mobile messaging tool. Companies can enhance their user experiences through Messenger. It’s a smart step for business to connect with it, as to generate more customer engagement.
Facebook introduces new Analytics for apps -
Facebook's new analytics for apps, is designed to allow the mobile developers to keep track of all the relevant data of the user behavior in apps, which will help in creating marketing campaigns and promotion.
Facebook video can go viral -
Facebook will soon be support videos in its Newsfeed, which means you can easily share the videos in other social links or anywhere else. This will give competition to YouTube. Before, this facility was not available in the Facebook, it has now allowed to upload videos elsehwere.
Facebook will support Spherical Videos -
Facebook will soon support spherical videos in its Newsfeed. These spherical style videos allows users to pan around the video with the mouse cursor, you can click and drag the video in 360 degree angle or in any angle. It is best experienced on virtual realtity, so Facebook has purchased Oculus VR.
Will connect directly with business -
CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has announced a new feature, that allow users to place an order with the online retailer, in which they can also change the shipping or order details later through Messenger.
SDK for mobile app development platform -
Facebook announces its new innovation, called Parse for mobile app development platform, which will enable the mobile app developers to build next-generation apps that incorporate data from Internet connected devices. SDKs for the Internet of things can be used in the apps development process.