Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage on the McEnery Conference Middle in San Jose this week at a tough time for the corporate.
The world is a completely totally different place to the one during which he confidently introduced that chatbots and VR would “change the way in which all of us expertise the world” final 12 months.
Now the top of the Oculus VR unit at Fb, Palmer Luckey, has misplaced his job because of his ties to Donald Trump, a populist US president that many imagine was aided in his journey to the White Home by Fb’s lax angle to filtering ‘pretend information’ from folks’s information feeds.
Then there’s the current controversy over Fb’s video platform being hijacked by violent and sexual content material within the wake of Cleveland gunman Steve Stephens importing a video to the platform of him killing a person, a critical situation for a platform that’s driving a video-first strategy.
So what did Zuck announce at this 12 months’s developer jamboree, and did he confront the massive points going through the corporate for the 12 months forward?