Today’s web news…
The F8 conference brought with it a talk in the style of Steve Jobs from Mark Zuckerberg complete with big screens, casual attire and impressive plans. Zuckerberg outlined his plan for the omnipresent social network; to become a media portal for music, TV and films.
He lays out the three key features of this kind of change to the platform: serendipitous experiences, non frictional interactions and behavioral patterns picked up in news feed. For example in Facebook’s new model (to be available in UK at the end of September) you can not only discover music and entertainment through your Friends but watch it at the same time as them, putting the social back into music, TV and film. An algorithm in a new style news feed will tell you what music and entertainment defines your and your friend’s tastes.
Watch the video in the link below to see Zuckerberg outlining how open graph and partners such as Spotify and Netflix are are aiming to be the model of the future for not only listening to music and watching films but the music and entertainment industry itself.
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