Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage on the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose this week at a tough time for the corporate.
The world is a totally completely different place to the one by which he confidently introduced that chatbots and VR would “change the best way we all expertise the world” final 12 months.
Now the top of the Oculus VR unit at Facebook, Palmer Luckey, has misplaced his job due to his ties to Donald Trump, a populist US president that many imagine was aided in his journey to the White House by Facebook’s lax angle to filtering ‘faux information’ from folks’s information feeds.
Then there’s the latest controversy over Facebook’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 severe problem 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 large points dealing with the corporate for the 12 months forward?