Build messaging solutions that empower business conversations
Building lasting relationships through conversation - that’s how messaging experiences like Facebook Messenger enable connections to thrive amongst billions of people.
Are you ready to put your skills to the test? It’s time to challenge yourself!
Solutions like chatbots have come a long way, and now you can take them even further. Whether you’re just getting started, or an experienced pro, we invite you to build and submit amazing conversational experiences using Facebook’s messaging technologies.
Not only is this a chance to put your skills to the test and learn something new, but you’ll also connect with a global community of like-minded developers, benefit from educational resources and be in the running to win some awesome cash prizes.
$7,000 in prizes
• $3,000 USD
• 2021 F8 Hackathon Invitation (Hotel, Flight, F8 tickets - up to 4 maximum invitations)
• $2,500 USD
• $1,500 USD
Main Requirement: Empower business conversations using Facebook Messenger by building innovative solutions for conversational commerce, customer service, workplace collaboration and more.
Submit the following materials before 5pm EST March 16, 2020:
- Demo video. (hosted on Facebook Video, YouTube, Vimeo, or Youku). Your video should be around 2 minutes, include a demo of your working application via a step-by-step visual demo, and be available in English. Be sure to explain how the Facebook products used enhances the experience of your solution!
- Access. A way to access your working application for judging and testing. If your Messenger bot is publicly available, share the URL to the page where it can be accessed. If your Messenger bot is not yet publicly available, please add Facebook ID: 499418056 as a tester role and include a link to the Facebook page where the bot is deployed.
- Complete submission form. All required fields must be completed and submitted on Devpost BEFORE the deadline. Late entries will NOT be accepted.
Partner Engineer, Messenger Platform
Partner Engineer at Facebook working with Messenger
Developer Operations Experience/Education Project Manager
Quality of the Idea
Includes creativity and originality of the idea.
Implementation of the Idea
Includes how well the idea was executed by the developer and the extent to which the featured Facebook products were incorporated.
Includes the potential value and usefulness to real-world users.