3 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Facebook Hackathon: Messaging gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

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


4 months ago

Thanks for Taking Part!

Thank you for building such incredible submissions - we are so impressed by the innovative solutions and are confident they will have a positive impact.

Make sure you also check out the Facebook Hackathons page on Devpost to stay up-to-date on all the Facebook hackathons happening this year!

Questions?

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


4 months ago

Final call: Submissions close Wednesday (June 24)!

Just a final shout-out these are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the Facebook Hackathon: Messaging.

Final checklist:

  • Are you submitting Messenger bot that touches on all of the judging criteria?
  • Does your solution creatively leverage at least one of the following features: Handover Protocol, One-Time Notifications, Private Replies, and Quick Replies?   
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video clearly demonstrate how your app works? Is it about 2 minutes long? (See these video-making tips)
  • Have you included at least one screenshot of your project?
  • Have you…

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4 months ago

One week left to deadline - keep going!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the Facebook Hackathon: Messaging. Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due June 24 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help) and if you have any last minute questions, be sure to join the final Facebook Q&A session and check out the FAQs.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Are…

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5 months ago

Two weeks to go – keep up the good work!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Facebook Hackathon: Messaging

Submissions are due June 24 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

It is truly inspirational to see so many developers, professionals, and hobbyists alike come together to create for the greater good of communities.  Especially during these trying times, it is important to see the comradery and amazing things that can come from collaboration.

Through this challenge and the hard work being done by you all, we are confident we can make a difference by leveraging the power…

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5 months ago

Three weeks to go + Facebook Q&A Live tonight 5pm PT/8am ET

There are three weeks remaining in the Facebook Online Hackathon: Messaging. Submissions are due June 24 before 5pm EDT. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Don’t forget - the first Facebook Q&A session is coming tonight!  This is the perfect opportunity to ask any questions you have about building for Messenger to the Facebook Developer experts questions you have to help you get your project completed and submitted.

Check the event details out here!

5pm PT / 8pm ET June 2nd, 2020

We know you are all working hard, so keep it up…

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5 months ago

Did you know?! Fun Hack Fact Friday tips from your fellow devs

Did you know?!

These impressive devs took home prizes in the first Facebook Online Hackathon’s Messaging track, and wanted to share some of their insights to help you along the way: 

Hackathons present a dual challenge: coming up with a snazzy, game-changing idea followed by materializing that solution into something that works. Narrowing down on an authentic, never-before-seen solution is no piece of cake.  However, as developers, we can often get obsessed with finding that one idea that will revolutionise the world and end up severely restricting ourselves. Keep an eye out for problems that you encounter daily or in

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5 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your solution, the Facebook Hackathon Group is the perfect place to connect with other participants.  Here you can ask questions about the hackathon, get technical help and brainstorm ideas with other developers.  There will also be mentors available throughout the challenge to answer posted questions as best they can.

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team?  The Facebook Group can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the Challenge Participants Page to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to see…

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