Connectivity

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

    … Worth, Texas, Tuesday, this one will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy and support thousands of jobs in the community over the next few years. Data centers are the physical infrastructure to support our community. They’re basically giant machines that control power, temperature, connectivity and maintenance for tens of thousands of little…

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

    … the camera horizontally or vertically, adjust brightness settings and choose whether to mirror the picture or not. The mirroring setting is especially useful when the broadcaster wants to showcase certain text or a sponsor logo during a branded content broadcast. We are also testing a broadcaster status bar with a small group of people using Mentions…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 39 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- 19 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- 25 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

    … can play in bringing more Indians online. He also stressed the benefits connectivity can bring to those who are not yet connected. This is part of Internet.org’s broader effort to accelerate connectivity in India by addressing a variety of barriers, including access to network infrastructure, affordability of devices and data plans, awareness…

    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?

    … locations, or cafes. Their hours are all over the map provided that they can get their jobs done. Connectivity is Not Availability With email and collaborative technologies running rampant, it’s very easy to always stay connected. It’s no wonder that one of the things we do when we first wake up is check our emails or social media (and the same is true…

    Convince and Convert- 9 readers -
  • Introducing the Internet.org App

    … By Guy Rosen, Product Management Director Over 85% of the world’s population lives in areas with existing cellular coverage, yet only about 30% of the total population accesses the internet. Affordability and awareness are significant barriers to internet adoption for many and today we are introducing the Internet.org app to make the internet…

    Facebook Newsroom- 27 readers -
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