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Hello bots, goodbye apps? Facebook cooks up chatbots, video drones, social VR

The social network wants you to chat with company bots in Messenger, broadcast Live video in new ways and get social in virtual reality. Bridget Carey breaks down the highlights from Facebook's 2016 F8 conference.

Download the audio version of today's episode:Facebook Messenger isn't just for friends. It's also for having awkward conversations with company chatbots.

Mark Zuckerberg revealed some examples of how bots will operate in Messenger, along with other ways Facebook is expanding its reach. Watch CNET Update below for a quick recap of the biggest news from Facebook's F8 conference:

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