Facebook-10 Year Master Plan

Mark zuckerberg last year unveiled the Facebook’s grand vision for the next decade that focuses on eco systems, products and technologies. Zuckerberg said that they are “building the technology to give anyone the power to share anything they want with anyone else”. While the goal is to connect the world through the Facebook website and app, the interesting part is its plans which are outside its core business.

Day one Revelation

Messenger bots-Messenger bots part of the new master platform where developers can build chatbots to give personalized news and info

Facebook API- Opening up Facebook live API to developers

Facebook Surround 360– a 360 degree camera system that uses 17 lenses and produces spherical footage in 3D. The designs will be shared to public for free.

Free basics- free basics simulator & demographics insights lets developer see how their service will appear in the product, and help them understand the types of people using their services.

Profile Expression Kit- Third party apps to create fun and personality infused profile videos.

Account Kit- gives people the option to log into new apps with jus their phone number or email address

Facebook Analytics for Apps Updates- helps developers and marketers grow their businesses with deeper audience insights

Quote Sharing- new way for people to easily share quotes they find around the web or in apps.

Save Button- lets people save interesting articles, products, videos, and more from around the web into their FB saved folder.

The First Three Years

  • Improving and growing FB platform
  • Extending its presence in underserved regions and developing countries
  • Building up its cloud infrastructure

The Next Five Years

Improvement of Apps- Focusing on improving apps and services such as messenger, whatsapp, Instagram, video, groups, and search

Developer Tools- Offering developers the tools to grow an entire ecosystem around each of these apps for better monetization opportunities

FB Messenger- Using a central hub instead of as separate app for FB Messenger to help businesses connect and interact with customers.

Within a Decade


  • Releasing a simulator for its free basics program to provide people with access to useful services on websites without data charge.
  • Building solar powered drones to beam internet access to earth
  • Launching a satellite to provide internet access to Africa
  • Creating new hardware that will boost access in urban areas

Artificial Intelligence

  • To enable FB to learn content, for example being able to read a video and know what it is all about
  • Taking advantage of AI technology to save people’s lives
  • Training neural networks through FB’s open source torch system

Virtual/Augmented Reality

  • Started VR with the purchase of Oculus Company in 2014 and the release of oculus products in 2016.
  • Future headsets would be like normal pair of glasses that can handle both VR and AR.
  • Working on new social experiences with VR as a social platform.

Source: futurism.com

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