F8 Facebook Conference 2018 Round Up

F8 Facebook Conference 2018 Round Up

In this first episode for the newly branded ‘Social Media Newsroom’ video series, I asked Natalie Eminae to share her reactions and views on the main announcements made during the annual Facebook developers conference:


[00:01:30] our general feelings about the content and the tone of the 2018 conference and how it compared to 2017

[00:10:30] a recap on Facebook’s 10-year plan and some early indications of what is to come in the very near future

[00:12:30] our reactions to Facebook’s vision to provide an environment for ‘meaningful communities’ and what it means for marketers and business owners

[00:16:05] a review of the ‘Social Graph’ and how Facebook is going to prioritise the posts appearing in news feeds and the impact of Facebook Groups

[00:27:30] the importance of Stories to lead or contribute to a meaningful community, what are they and how can we take advantage of that feature?

[00:32:50] how Facebook is making video content a key elements of social interaction by increasing live video and video chat, introducing social viewing and live commentating

[00:39:30] the addition of augmented reality content and features to stimulate reactions and conversations between people and businesses

[00:45:00] a look at the examples of ‘Bots’ used on Facebook Messenger app and how we will be able to add a Facebook Messenger plug-in on your websites, yes we are excited about this news!

[00:58:45] final thoughts on Artificial Intelligence and what Facebook is testing out in terms of 3D photos and videos, Virtual Reality and machine learning

[01:05:55] I asked Natalie for her final advice on how we should take advantage of the changes to the Facebook eco-system and what is required of us to run a meaningful community

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About Natalie Eminae

Natalie Eminae from Ococo Media on The Social Media Newsroom

Natalie Eminae is the owner of Ococo Media and she specialises in helping small businesses achieve more through their social media channels. Keeping everything jargon-free, Natalie and her team can take care of many aspects of your digital marketing activities from content creation to content promotion including social media advertising.

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