Thinking through the announcements at F8. Is America ready for an Asian-style mega-messenger?
Is Facebook simply running the LINE playbook? After today’s keynote, I sat down with Chris Cox, the company’s chief product officer. Cox has a habit of understatement, and he characterized the Messenger platform as a kind of research experiment. How big can the platform grow? "We’ll see what people need, and what they want out of it," Cox said. "You learn a lot watching people try to use it."