about 13 hours ago

Three weeks to go + bonus tech tip

There are three weeks remaining in the Facebook Hackathon: Messaging! Submissions are due March 16 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Bonus Tech Tip: Built-in NLP

At this point, you may be well on your way with your project for the Facebook Hackathon: Messaging, however,it’s never too late for some tips to help you succeed!

Natural Language Processing (NLP) allows you to understand and extract meaningful information (called entities) out of the messages people send. You can then use these entities to identify intent, automate some of your replies, route the…

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6 days ago

Connect with the Dev Community

Whether or not you have started building your project, the Facebook Hackathon Group is the perfect place to connect with other participants!

Not only can this group be a great place to help you connect with other developers who are potential teammates (you can also search the challenge Participants Page to message other participants), but also bounce ideas off other developers and Facebook Developer evangelists. 

Check out the announcements to find threads pertaining to each hackathon track: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3695249657182316/announcements/

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.