Important updates, insights and perspectives from the Meta Spark team.
We’re excited to kick off a new competition today called Spark Worlds, which offers more than $540,000 USD in total cash prizes. For this latest competition, we’re inviting all eligible* creators to make AR effects that transform the world around them using the plane tracker capability. We picked this particular capability because there’s such a variety of AR experiences and 3D objects you can anchor to flat surfaces in a scene, ranging from floors and walls, to furniture, books, posters, and more. Keep reading to get all the details on how to start competing.
The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is one of the largest music events in the world, and well known for blending technology and entertainment to provide its fans with innovative, sensory-pushing experiences. Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Coachella wanted to welcome fans back to this year’s festival via a virtual gateway called the “Coachellaverse,” and do this on a global scale using augmented reality.
We’re excited to kick off a new competition today called Spark Playtime. For this competition, we’re inviting all eligible* creators to make group effects which are fun, interactive AR experiences that people can share on Messenger or Instagram video calls.
Over the last several weeks our team has been busy reviewing entries for the Holiday Spark Challenge. In the short two-week period that the competition ran, thousands of effects were submitted, from creators all over the world competing for their chance to win over $380,000 in cash prizes.