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Facebook Skips On Hosting The F8 Conference This Year

Facebook Skips On Hosting The F8 Conference This Year

By Zach Walton September 18, 2012

An tech company is only as strong as the developers who make apps for their services. That’s why Google, Apple and the rest court developers every year with a big show that touches upon the latest in developing for iOS, …

f8: Music, Video, News, Games, Lifestyle Apps f8: Music, Video, News, Games, Lifestyle Apps
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After Facebook unveiled the timeline, the company started talking about its new version of the open graph and how it’s going to change apps. They’ve already partnered with a whole bunch. More than a dozen developers have worked with Facebook …

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Facebook is currently holding their big f8 conference right now, and Mark Zuckerberg has already announced some massive changes to Facebook. When all of the changes take hold, it’s going to look fundamentally different than anything we’ve ever seen with …

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The next version of open graph will be a “completely new class of apps,” says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “[We're] going to make it so you can connect to anything you want in any way you want,” he says. Basically …

f8: Facebook Unveils Timeline f8: Facebook Unveils Timeline
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The first f8 announcement is the Timeline. It’s Facebook’s way of putting your whole life on your Facebook profile. Not just the recent stuff. “That would just be your wall,” says Zuckerberg. “Tell the whole story of your life on …

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The whole thing started with a comedy routine of Andy Samberg impersonating Mark Zuckerberg: Key joke: “Take a crazy big number 2, don’t share it with your friends….that’s for Twitter.” Pretty sure he was reading a teleprompter. Then Zuckerberg came …

Facebook Music Product Expected at f8 in September Facebook Music Product Expected at f8 in September

Last week, Facebook announced that its f8 developer conference will take place on September 22. The company said it would explore topics including: new products, building social apps and open Q&A. “We have some exciting product announcements that enable a …

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It’s so late in the year, we almost forgot that Facebook hadn’t held its annual F8 developer conference yet. Today, the company announced that it will take place on September 22. Facebook says the event will be spent exploring topics …

Why Facebook’s News is Great News for Your Site’s Traffic
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Facebook gave the web a lot to chew on with the announcements it made at its F8 developer conference this week. Essentially, it comes down to Facebook consuming/connecting more of the web. For more about the announcements, read this. Now it’s time to think about what it all means for businesses, and fortunately, it probably means good things.

Facebook’s Plans to Take Over the Web
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So, earlier in the week, we talked about how absorbed the web is going to get by Facebook. Based on Facebook’s announcements at F8 today, that is most certainly the goal of the company, and given the tremendous adoption of Facebook by users in general, and by important partners with content, get ready to get more absorbed.

Scribd Utilizes Facebook’s Open Graph for Documents
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Facebook and Scribd have partnered to launch a new product called Readcast,   a new "sharing toolkit" which will turn Scribd from a site where users can read documents, to a place where over 10 million users can share what they are reading via Facebook and Scribd in bookclub-like fashion. WebProNews spoke with Scribd CEO Trip Adler about the product.

Watch: Facebook F8 Keynote Live

Facebook doesn’t only want attendees of its F8 conference to see the keynote from CEO/Founder Mark Zuckerberg and Bret Taylor, Director of Product. They want anyone who wants to see it to be able to. That’s why the’ve provided a widget we can embed, so we’ve done just that.

Come here at 1pm eastern/10am Pacific to watch what Facebook has to say. A representative for the company says Facebook will explore a variety of topics including new tools and techniques, business growth strategies and open technologies.

Facebook Launches Community Pages, “More Connected” Profiles

The pre-F8 Facebook news continues to roll in. The company announced via blog post today that it is adding a couple of new features for users: Community pages and "more connected" profiles. Community Pages, Facebook says, are "owned collectively by the community".

How Absorbed by Facebook is the Web Going to Get?
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Facebook’s developer conference F8 doesn’t begin until Wednesday, but there is already plenty of news about the company’s plans coming out, and those plans reportedly involve Facebook consuming even more of your web experience.

Are you comfortable with Facebook dominating more of your online experience? Tell us what you think.


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