Human Computer Interaction & UX

Understanding and improving social experiences

Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and User Experience (UX) researchers at Facebook seek to deeply understand and improve the experiences of the over 2 billion people around the world who use Facebook every month.

Our research spans everything from new gesture interfaces, to learning how developing countries use mobile phones for maternal health, what it’s like to play soccer against someone 3000 miles away, and even debating the future of online education. Using evaluative methods, from ethnography to usability, survey measurement to experimental design and log data analysis, as well as building new immersive experiences in virtual space, gives us a better understanding of how people interact and engage via and with technology. We apply our learnings help product teams at Facebook manage design for life’s interactions and social media engagements as well as push boundaries in new immersive technologies.

Latest Publications

All Publications

WES: Agent-based User Interaction Simulation on Real Infrastructure

John Ahlgren, Maria Eugenia Berezin, Kinga Bojarczuk, Elena Dulskyte, Inna Dvortsova, Johann George, Natalija Gucevska, Mark Harman, Ralf Lämmel, Erik Meijer, Silvia Sapora, Justin Spahr-Summers

Genetic Improvement Workshop - April 29, 2020

Head-Coupled Kinematic Template Matching: A Prediction Model for Ray Pointing in VR

Rorik Henrikson, Tovi Grossman, Sean Trowbridge, Daniel Wigdor, Hrvoje Benko

CHI - April 27, 2020

Gripmarks: Using Hand Grips to Transform In-Hand Objects into Mixed Reality Input

Qian Zhou, Sarah Sykes, Sidney Fels, Kenrick Kin

CHI - April 25, 2020

Explorations of Wrist Haptic Feedback for AR/VR Interactions with Tasbi

Evan Pezent, Marcia K. O’Malley, Ali Israr, Majed Samad, Shea Robinson, Priyanshu Agarwal, Hrvoje Benko, Nicholas Colonnese

CHI - April 25, 2020

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