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What will Facebook launch next week at its F8 conference? The schedule reveals plans to give Instagram offline features that are already in testing, opening its Camera Effects Platform to developers so they can create more powerful photo and video overlays for people to use, and a Places Graph for developers to do more with Facebook’s location database beyond the existing APIs.

Most of the sessions for the two-day developer conference in San Jose deal with existing products and news. But three jumped out as describing additional functionality not yet announced.

International growth requires rebuilding apps for different locations with different network connectivity conditions. Facebook has already had success with versions of Messenger Lite and the 200 million-user Facebook Lite, and has built offline functionality into its main app. Now Instagram appears to be getting some developing world features in sessions called “Building Offline Experiences For Instagram”. Mashable previously reported the session’s inclusion. The session description reads:

Instagram’s mission is to help people connect through shared experiences. 80% of the community is outside of the US, and as our platform grows, Instagram must perform across an increasing variety of devices and networks to keep people connected. For people in low-bandwidth regions, we’ve begun testing offline experiences that keep the Instagram experience consistent and let people consume and engage with content, even if they don’t have service. In this talk we’ll introduce some of our initial explorations into offline features, and share learnings you can apply to your own apps.

Facebook can’t dream up every possible filter, frame, or effect you might want to add to your photos and videos. Last August I wrote Facebook had a huge opportunity to allow developers to contribute effects as part of a “Camera Platform”. In December Facebook revealed the first tests of a “Camera Effects…

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