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Meta isn’t hosting its F8 developer conference this year: Here’s why


Meta will not hold its F8 developer conference in 2022. The tech giant announced the news through its blog post. Meta’s Diego Duarte Moreira pointed to the creation of “the next chapter of the Internet, and also the next chapter of our company: building the Metaverse”.

“Like previous years, we are taking a brief break in programming and will not be holding F8 in 2022, while we embark on new initiatives that are all in line with the next chapter of the Internet and the next chapter of our company: the construction metaverse. Meta’s Diego Duarte Moreira said in a blog post.

“Similar to the early stages of the web, building the Metaverse will be a collaborative effort at every stage – with other companies, creators, and developers like you.”

However, Moreira did mention about the inaugural business messaging event – ‘Conversations’ to be held on 19 May. He said that people’s communication in business is changing rapidly. Therefore, there is a need for a conference dedicated to companies, developers and partners interested in creating better and faster experiences on the most popular messaging platforms.

The company will share information about new product updates and business developments. Additionally, META executives, product leads, partners and leading global brands will discuss tech-dives and demonstrations about businesses and developers.

Matthew says, “Every week, more than 1 billion users join a business account across our messaging services including WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram Direct – and we expect that number to continue to grow as people make conversations more convenient and personal. ” Idema from Meta.

To recall, the tech giant canceled the event in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak, and its 2021 event in a virtual-only format called F8 Refresh.

In addition, other big tech firms are organizing their events in the coming months, including the Google I/O on May 11 and May 12. Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2022 is scheduled from June 6 to June 10. Both events will virtually happen. However, IFA 2022 will be an individual event taking place in early September.

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