Facebook, hosted an interactive product showcase experience in Delhi on April 26 and will be hosting in Mumbai on April 28. This showcase brings to life Facebook’s mission, shared across our family of products and apps, which is to make the world more open and connected.
The event centers on three themes: Me, My Community and My World. Featured products include Facebook Live, Facebook Lite, Full Camera, 360 Photos, Groups, Events, Oculus, Instagram, WhatsApp as well as our suite of safety, and security tools including Safety Check, Community Help, Safety Center, Parents Portal, Bullying Prevention Hub and Suicide Prevention tools.
This event serves as an opportunity for our teams to listen and receive feedback from the community as we work to ensure everyone’s Facebook experiences is great, regardless of where they connect. Facebook Lite, which makes it easier for people to access Facebook on older Android devices or slower connections, counts India as one of the top countries. Facebook will soon be rolling out Reactions, an extension of the Like button on Facebook Lite. Now, FB Lite users can be enhanced through Reactions including Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry. Since the global rollout of Facebook Reactions in 2016, there have been 300 billion reactions on Facebook posts. The most popular reaction is Love, making up more than half of all of the reactions.Also, facebook announced that they are rolling out local camera effects designed for India. In addition to the frames and effects that come standard in the Facebook camera, they have designed several custom effects for India so people can create and share photos and videos that showcase the expression of Namaste as well as capture geo-specific experiences in Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, and other places. There are more than 184 million monthly active people in India who use Facebook to connect with their friends and family. Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, and CEO, Facebook recently shared a letter to the community about giving people the power to build a global community. For the past decade, Facebook has focused on connecting friends and families.
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