Mark zuckerberg last year unveiled the Facebook’s grand vision for the next decade that focuses on eco systems, products and technologies. Zuckerberg said that they are “building the technology to give anyone the power to share anything they want with anyone else”. While the goal is to connect the world through the Facebook website and app, the interesting part is its plans which are outside its core business.
Day one Revelation
Messenger bots-Messenger bots part of the new master platform where developers can build chatbots to give personalized news and info
Facebook API- Opening up Facebook live API to developers
Facebook Surround 360– a 360 degree camera system that uses 17 lenses and produces spherical footage in 3D. The designs will be shared to public for free.
Free basics- free basics simulator & demographics insights lets developer see how their service will appear in the product, and help them understand the types of people using their services.
Profile Expression Kit- Third party apps to create fun and personality infused profile videos.
Account Kit- gives people the option to log into new apps with jus their phone number or email address
Facebook Analytics for Apps Updates- helps developers and marketers grow their businesses with deeper audience insights
Quote Sharing- new way for people to easily share quotes they find around the web or in apps.
Save Button- lets people save interesting articles, products, videos, and more from around the web into their FB saved folder.
The First Three Years
The Next Five Years
Improvement of Apps- Focusing on improving apps and services such as messenger, whatsapp, Instagram, video, groups, and search
Developer Tools- Offering developers the tools to grow an entire ecosystem around each of these apps for better monetization opportunities
FB Messenger- Using a central hub instead of as separate app for FB Messenger to help businesses connect and interact with customers.
Within a Decade