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Facebook redesigns Messenger with AR camera effects and instant language translationFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shows off new ways people will be able to communicate with Messenger, including AR camera effects, and instant language translation.
When you're messaging, you really want a simple and fast experience. So we're taking this moment to completely redesign Messenger to focus on these ideas. And here's what the new Messenger is going to look like. Now, I mentioned earlier that we were bringing the AR camera effects platform to Instagram. A really fun way for people to use augmented reality to connect with their family and friends privately and in real-time. Now, I don't know about you guys, but my daughters [LAUGH] would When I call them when I'm travelling, you know, they love these effects. Priscilla will be there and Max will just be like look mama, dada's a bunny! [LAUGH] Or an ogre. [LAUGH] This year we're really excited to announce M Translations. For the very first time you're going to have the ability to talk to almost anyone you want in the world at an unprecedented scale Even if you don't speak the same language, and this will power connections that weren't possible before, in all kinds of different circumstances, and definitely make the world a lot smaller. [APPLAUSE]