"All the things that mattered at Facebook's F8"
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All the things that mattered at Facebook's F8
This has been an intense year.
During his key note address at Facebook's F8 developer's conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg tackled the recent scandals and privacy concerns head on.
We're hard at work
Making sure that people don't misuse this platform.
Zuckerberg reassured Facebook users their data is safe after it was revealed Cambridge Analytica misused the data of more than 87 million people.
So we need to make sure that this never happens again.
So we're taking a number of steps here We've also started putting a tool in front of everyone that shows them all of the apps that they are using.
It lets them easily remove access to the ones that they no longer wanna use.
Facebook is also developing artificial intelligence tools to identify election interference and fake accounts.
To give users more privacy controls, Facebook is building a new feature called Clear History.
Speaker one> To let you delete your browsing information on Facebook.
Mark Zuckerburg> The information that we get from websites and apps who are using Facebook's advertising and analytics tool, you'll be able to clear all this information from your account and you'll even be able to turn it off Having this information stored with your account going forward.
Despite the recent problems, Zuckerberg emphasized Facebook was moving forward on creating new services to connecting people, like a dating feature.
Real long term relationships, all right?
Not just hookups.
Privacy and safety in mind from the beginning.
Facebook also launched the $200 Oculus Go, a virtual reality headset that doesn't need a phone or a computer to work.
Zuckerberg showed a futuristic VR experience that can recreate your childhood home from photos.
Apple is also said to be working on a wireless device combining virtual and augmented reality, set for release in 2020.
In San Jose, California, Lexy Savvides, cnet.com for CBS news.
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