Facebook Inc (FB)’s F8 Conference to Feature Oculus WhatsApp and Instagram

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is assuring developers that this year’s F8 Conference will be bigger and better, with more to show than in the previous editions. Registrations have already opened with tickets going for as much as $495 with a free Livestream still on offer. The conference is to take place on March 25-26 at the San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center.

Selection of Audience

Registration for the conference remains well opened for everybody, but Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is to review all the applications and select people who will get the spots. Facebook is reported to have resorted to this process as one of the ways of ensuring the audience is diverse and reflects global ecosystem.

Facebook notes that this year edition will experience some changes such as the inclusion of properties pertaining to all of the company’s offerings led by Oculus, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp. Products led by Parse, Login, and App Links as well as App Ads are to receive updates on this year editions.

Two Days of Showcasing

On previous editions, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) resorted to showcasing its own developer and consumer products, but plans are under way to expand the same this year, to cover acquisitions, as well as secondary apps. Facebook’s director, Deb Liu, has stated that focus this year is to show developers all the tools on offer instead of only showing the login and sharing features.

CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is to give a keynote speech on the first day of the conference with the second day dedicated to Oculus. Talks will also be held regarding the future of communication hosted by Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger as well as WhatsApp co-founder, Brian Acton, and Messenger head, David Marcus.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is also to shed more light on how the ‘News Feed’ portal works as well as how the company builds apps in the Creative Labs while also sharing design tips. Oculus is also to give more details on the working of the latest Crescent Bay Virtual reality headset as well as Internet.org.