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Devpost - Facebook #COVID19 Hackathons Challenge

The 2020 Devpost-Facebook Hackathons is currently accepting entries from great innovators. They believe that when innovators come together with passion and purpose, amazing things can happen. Building on the momentum of the first hackathon in our series, we’re excited to welcome global developers to continue learning, building and growing in our next online challenge.

Leveraging the power of messaging, augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI), this time around, they invite you to create solutions that help build community and drive social impact.

Whether you bring to life an idea to connect friends and family using Messenger, an educational experience using Spark AR, or a natural language chatbot solution supporting businesses using Wit.ai, they’re excited to support you as you innovate for impact.

they’ll also be providing a free swag giveaway to each team member from an eligible submission, as well as some amazing cash prizes and Oculus virtual reality headsets for the winning teams.

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Facebook, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google. The Facebook service can be accessed from devices with Internet connectivity, such as personal computers, tablets and smartphones. After registering, users can create a customized profile revealing information about thems... read more


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Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon AI

  • Type Entrepreneurs
  • OrganisationFacebook
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline June 24, 2020

Aim and Benefits of Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon AI

Prizes for winning Individual, Org or Team:

  1. 1st Place: $3,000 + • Oculus Quest 64GB VR headset (ARV: $399 USD; 1 per individual, 4 max per Org or Team) + At least one 30-minute virtual meeting with a Facebook
  2. 2nd Place: $2,500
  3. 3rd Place: $1,500

All prizing subject to full Official Rules. Cash prizes are to be divided amongst the team members. Team members are responsible for distributing the cash amongst themselves.  Oculus Quest devices, subject to availability, shipping restrictions and delays, and if unavailable may be replaced with an equivalent prize.  Mode and method for delivery of all prizes, including electronic payment or other legal tender, scheduling and medium for virtual meeting with engineers at Sponsor’s discretion based on availability.

Disqualification: You may be disqualified from the AI Hackathon Contest and forfeit any prizes you may be eligible to receive if Facebook reasonably believes that you have not complied, or attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the AI Hackathon Contest, in accordance with the 2020 Facebook Online Hackathon Series Terms.  


Requirements for Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon AI Qualification

What to build: Use Wit.ai to build Natural Language experiences that can help people's lives. 

As we see natural language extend experiences on connected devices, we encourage you to build solutions that connect people and drive greater productivity. Whether it’s local discovery, small businesses serving their neighborhoods, or learning a new skill with your friend - we believe the true potential of this platform is unlocked when we build new and engaging ways for our users to connect with products they love.

What to submit:

  1. Demo video. Your video (hosted on Facebook Video, YouTube, Vimeo, or Youku) 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!
  2. Access. A way to access your working web or mobile application, chatbot, smart home devices and your Wit.ai app ID for judging and testing.
  3. Complete submission form. All required fields must be completed and submitted on Devpost BEFORE the deadline. Late entries will NOT be accepted.

Submission:

  • Provide a link to your working solution/project and your Wit.ai App ID.
  • Include a video of your completed solution/project.

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Interview date, Process and Venue for Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon AI

Submission Period:

  • May 15th - June 24th 
  • Deadline to submit is June 24th at 5:00 pm EST

Judging/Security Check/Winners Announcement

  • Judging and Security Check will take place between June 25th - July 14th 
  • Winners will be announced on or about July 15th

Application Deadline

June 24, 2020

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Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon: Messaging

  • Type Entrepreneurs
  • OrganisationFacebook
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline June 24, 2020

Requirements for Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon: Messaging Qualification

What to build: Build Messenger experiences that leverage at least one of the following features: Handover Protocol, One-Time NotificationsPrivate Replies, and Quick Replies.

What to submit:

Demo video. Your video (hosted on Facebook Video, YouTube, Vimeo, or Youku) 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 chatbot in one of the following ways:  

  1. Option 1: Make your bot publicly available by completing the app review process. In order to make the bot live to all Facebook users, you will need to complete app review and demonstrate that your bot is working. Full guidelines can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/messenger-platform/app-review/ The entire process will take approximately 1-2 weeks.
  2. Option 2: Make your bot available for select users. Since app review might take some time, for the purpose of this hackathon, you can put your app in dev mode and add a tester in your app settings. That way, judges will be able to test your bot even when your app is in development mode. Please use test user account id: 499418056 and stef.devpost.1

Complete submission form. All required fields must be completed and submitted on Devpost BEFORE the deadline. Late entries will NOT be accepted.


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Application Deadline

June 24, 2020

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Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon: AR

  • Type Entrepreneurs
  • OrganisationFacebook
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline June 24, 2020

Aim and Benefits of Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon: AR

PRIZES: $7,000 in prizes

 First Place

  1. $3,000 USD
  2. At least one 30-minute virtual meeting with a Facebook engineer
  3. Oculus Quest 64GB VR headset (ARV: $399 USD; 1 per individual, 4 max per Org or Team)

 Second Place

  1. $2,500 USD

 Third Place

  1. $1,500 USD

Requirements for Devpost-Facebook Facebook Hackathon: AR Qualification

What to build: Using Spark AR Studio, create a World AR effect for Instagram. World effects layer AR experiences on surfaces, objects and people in your environment, and are viewable using the world-facing camera on your smartphone (not the self-facing camera). We can’t wait to see how you augment your world!

What to submit:

  1. Demo Video. Your video (hosted on Facebook Video, YouTube, Vimeo, or Youku) 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 talk about the Spark AR Studio features you used to build your effect.
  2. Access. Please submit the Share link to the Instagram Spark AR effect (which includes the effect ID) and link to GitHub containing project file. If your effect is not yet published, share the preview/testing link.
  3. Complete submission form. All required fields must be completed and submitted on Devpost BEFORE the deadline. Late entries will NOT be accepted.

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Application Deadline

June 24, 2020


How to Apply

To register for the AI Hackathon Contest track, click on “register for this hackathon” on the contest page at www.fbai2.devpost.com.

Theme/Main Requirement: 

Use Wit.ai to build Natural Language experiences that can help people's lives.

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