Facebook’s F8: Everything you need to know [Podcast]

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So much Facebook news this week, right? Where do you begin trying to figure out what happened at its annual developer conference, F8, and what it means to you, your brand and/or your clients?

You begin with the latest episode of our weekly podcast, Marketing Land Live. Tim Peterson and Greg Sterling were at F8 this week, and they join me for a wide-ranging podcast discussion covering, among other topics:

  • the most important things they saw and heard at F8.
  • the most under-the-radar — but still important — things they saw and heard.
  • Facebook’s latest updates to Messenger, chatbots, virtual reality and so on — and what it all means for marketers and publishers.

This week’s show runs just over 33 minutes. You can listen here or use the link below to subscribe via your favorite podcast service.

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Show Notes

Facebook launches Facebook Spaces, Camera Effects Platform, Messenger bot discovery at F8

Facebook Messenger makes chatbots easier to find and use with new Discover tab, Chat Extensions

Watch: Facebook previews its first social VR product, Facebook Spaces

Facebook’s Places Graph makes 140 million locations available to developers for free

Facebook’s renamed analytics tool now tracks Pages, in-store purchases

Facebook now lets businesses match user IDs across Messenger and their own apps, sites

Hands on with Facebook’s AR Studio to create Snapchat-like camera effects

Live blog: Facebook F8 second day opening keynote

Inside chatbots’ year of growing pains: ‘We’re at an inflection point’

MindMeld Launches Voice Assistant 2.0, Says Voice Search Growing Dramatically

Thanks for listening! We’ll be back next week with another episode of Marketing Land Live.

About The Author

Matt McGee is the Editor-In-Chief of Marketing Land and Search Engine Land. His news career includes time spent in TV, radio, and print journalism. After leaving traditional media in the mid-1990s, he began developing and marketing websites and continued to provide consulting services for more than 15 years. His SEO and social media clients ranged from mom-and-pop small businesses to one of the Top 5 online retailers. Matt is a longtime speaker at marketing events around the U.S., including keynote and panelist roles. He can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee. You can read Matt’s disclosures on his personal blog. You can reach Matt via email using our Contact page.


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