Connectivity

  • Facebook’s Eighth Data Center to Be Located in Odense, Denmark

    … machines inside them. With more people going live and sharing video, this data center will help make sure Facebook keeps running smoothly for all of you. Thanks for having us, Odense! Facebook’s five data centers in the U.S. are located in Los Lunas, N.M.; Fort Worth; Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Ore.; and Forest City, N.C. Its two European data centers are in Clonee, Ireland; and Luleå, Sweden. …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

    … Facebook Live started out as a feature of the Facebook Mentions application for celebrities, public figures and journalists, and the social network rolled out a host of updates for Facebook Live on Mentions. Engineering manager Jesse Chen and product manager Chris Hatfield detailed the following updates to Facebook Live for Mentions…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
  • Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

    … Former Google Fiber general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. Kurt Wagner and Mark Bergen of Re/code reported that Lo ran Google Fiber for five years, leading its operations in its initial three cities, adding that he will not work on Internet.org Free Basics. Lo announced the move…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 25 readers -
  • Why a Remote Work Policy Is Worth Considering

    … employers claim that workers are more productive when they work remotely, but some technology companies are not considering remote workers or don’t allow telecommuting at all. “Some people have things they need to handle with their kids, or new mothers, and we have to be flexible around things like that,” said Matt Booth, CEO of marketing…

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  • Connectivity Culture Growing Beyond ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’

    … They’ve worked together forever, one of them said. I’m the funny one, and he’s not, the other said. Both immediately started laughing. Their jesting banter and easy, frequent laughter hint of a company culture moving beyond the standard startup “work hard, play hard” dynamic. But Matt Booth, CEO of marketing technology company Connectivity…

    Street Fight- 18 readers -
  • The Price of Free Listings

    … like Brandify (formerly Where2GetIt), RioSEO, SIM Partners, Connectivity, MomentFeed, Placeable, Local Market Launch, Local Site Submit, SweetIQ, and UBL, which had previously been selling data aggregator updates. Many of these companies started out by providing related services such as store locator software, but quickly adapted their offerings…

    Andrew Shotland/ Street Fightin Google- 24 readers -
  • Coming Together to Fight Ebola

    … By Naomi Gleit, VP of Product Management and Chris Daniels, VP of Internet.org In times of crisis, people turn to Facebook to learn about what’s happening, share their experiences and offer support. In the past few months, Ebola has directly impacted the populations of multiple countries in West Africa. According to the World Health…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 6 readers -
  • Internet.org Summit Addresses the Content Barrier

    … Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the first Internet.org Summit in New Delhi, India. The Summit brings together like-minded thought leaders who are focused on addressing the lack of relevant localized content online. This is critical to Internet.org’s efforts to connect the two thirds of the world not yet connected. Simply…

    Facebook Newsroomin Content Facebook- 4 readers -
  • New Report Details Internet Access Barriers

    … Today, McKinsey & Company released a new report on barriers to internet adoption around the world. Facebook worked with McKinsey on the research as part of our efforts with Internet.org. To connect everyone in the world, we need to solve some big barriers to connectivity. By examining the social, economic and infrastructure challenges…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Would You Rather Give Up Your Work Life or Your Personal Life?

    …, in today’s world of flexible work environments, collaboration platforms, new management approaches, and the like, should we have to choose between work and life? Considering that today, we spend more time working than doing anything else in our lives, this is NOT what the future of work is all about. Whether you call it work-life balance or work…

    Convince and Convert- 8 readers -
  • Introducing the Internet.org App

    …. The Internet.org app will be available first to Airtel subscribers in Zambia and we’ll continue to improve the experience and roll it out to other parts of the world. Through the Internet.org app, Airtel customers in Zambia will have basic access to: AccuWeather Airtel eZeLibrary Facebook Facts for Life Google Search Go Zambia Jobs…

    Facebook Newsroom- 26 readers -
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