F8 2017 Recap: 10 Major Announcements Every Marketer Should Know

We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform.

– Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook F8 conference 2017

Facebook’s F8 conference was once again filled with incredibly exciting announcements.

Augmented reality (AR) could be seen as the main theme of this year’s conference. From augmented masks and special effects to 360 video camera to Facebook Spaces (an app where you can hang out with your family and friends virtually), Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook want to enable us to connect with one another on a deeper level through AR.

Besides AR, there were also announcements about Messenger, chatbots, Facebook Analytics, Facebook Live, and more!

We followed the conference for the past two days and would love to share the top 10 things we think social media marketers should take away from this F8 2017.

If you have been following the conference, too, we’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas about the amazing (and mind-blowing) announcements <img src="http://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.2.1/72×72/1f4ac.png&quot; alt="

Former Labour MP and Corbyn ally defects to the Lib Dems – Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Former Labour MP and Corbyn ally defects to the Lib Dems

Daily Mail

A former Labour MP and ally of party leader Jeremy Corbyn has defected to the Liberal Democrats, calling the official opposition a ‘political basket case’. Bob Marshall-Andrews, who represented Medway for more than a decade, said the party had failed

Left in the shadowsSpectator.co.uk

General Election 2017: Prepare for a landslide: The Tories are likely to win big, very bigCity A.M.

Jayne Dowle: Thinking the unthinkable in Yorkshire ahead of unprecedented electionYorkshire Post

BBC News –Telegraph.co.uk –Kent News (blog) –National Post

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Theresa May calls for general election in bid to secure Brexit mandate – The Guardian

The Guardian

Theresa May calls for general election in bid to secure Brexit mandate

The Guardian

Theresa May has stunned Westminster by demanding a snap general election on 8 June that she hopes will turn her party’s clear lead in the opinion polls into a healthy parliamentary majority and secure her Conservative vision for Brexit. The prime

Theresa May calls a General Election: how newspapers and world leaders reactedTelegraph.co.uk

General election: MPs ready to approve snap poll on 8 JuneBBC News

Iain Macwhirter: No justification for this election and Theresa May doesn’t deserve to win itHerald Scotland

Evening Standard –Daily Mail –Sky News –Daily Echo

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This election will be truly momentous, writes PETER OBORNE – Daily Mail

Daily Mail

This election will be truly momentous, writes PETER OBORNE

Daily Mail

Though it may have taken some time, Theresa May has finally woken up and seen sense. The Prime Minister had repeatedly ruled out even the possibility of calling a General Election, most recently late last month. This was plain bonkers. It has long been …

Theresa May calls for general election in bid to secure Brexit mandateThe Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn tells Labour MPs he can win snap election, despite pollsEvening Standard

Pound soars and FTSE 100 tumbles after election announcementBBC News

Telegraph.co.uk –Nottingham Post –Derby Telegraph –expressandstar.com

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On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy – WCVB Boston

WCVB Boston

On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

WCVB Boston

President Donald Trump, eager to stop rapid advances in North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs, is signaling a break with decades of US policy as he looks to coax China into ramping up the pressure on North Korea. Advertisement …

The unpredictability at play over North KoreaBBC News

Asian stock markets mixed as North Korea tensions lessenDaily Mail

Nuclear war: back from the brinkNEWS.com.au

Reuters –New York Times –Irish Independent –Press Herald

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North Korea threatens WEEKLY missile tests – Daily Mail

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North Korea threatens WEEKLY missile tests

Daily Mail

North Korea has threatened to launch weekly missile tests after US Vice President Mike Pence warned that the ‘era of patience’ with Kim Jong-un is over. Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol has ramped up the tension between the two nations by saying: …

Don’t test Trump, Pence warns as North Korea says missiles may be tested weeklyCNBC

US, North Korea tensions put China in a difficult position as peacemakerFox News

Donald Trump warns North Korea to behave as US expresses impatienceBelfast Telegraph

The Australian –Business Insider –ABC News –NEWS.com.au

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US police hunt for suspect in Facebook murder – Financial Times

Financial Times

US police hunt for suspect in Facebook murder

Financial Times

Police in Cleveland, Ohio are searching for a murder suspect who they believe posted video on Facebook of himself shooting and killing a 74-year-old man. Sample the FT’s top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select topic.

Cleveland Facebook Live killer filmed himself ‘practising’ at gun range before ‘Easter Sunday slaughter’Mirror.co.uk

Manhunt underway for man who livestreamed homicideWHIO

US man commits murder and streams it live on FacebookThe Australian

Washington Post –Express.co.uk –BBC News –WIRED

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