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  • Tumblr Now Supports Apple Live Photos on the Web

    … swing. Tumblr was the first third-party application to support Live Photos—you could even GIF ’em. Now we’re the first to support them on the web. And we’re open-sourcing the JavaScript library for any webmaster to use: GitHub and npm. We’re also working on an Android version for you. Tumblr users: What do you think? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 8 readers -
  • When Social Networking Isn’t Enough

    … intrusion: Executives and managers are only human–meaning they’re as susceptible to being distracted by cat videos and funny Vines as the rest of the world. No matter how good your intentions when surfing social networks for specific information, it’s easy to get pulled down a time-wasting rabbit hole by something you stumble upon in your News Feed…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … come. Research scientist Forrest Briggs made the announcement in a blog post: Today we officially open-sourced the specs for Surround 360, our high-quality 3-D-360 hardware and software video capture system. The open-source project includes the hardware camera design and software stitching code that makes end-to-end 3-D-360 video capture possible…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 7 readers -
  • The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

    … size by 25 percent against the original. Encoding 360 video with a pyramid geometry (see more below) reduces file size by 80 percent against the original. View-dependent adaptive bit-rate streaming allows Facebook to optimize the experience in VR. Facebook also build a new streaming video engine for transcoding video, migrating all of its…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Grow: Build The Ultimate Internet Marketing Dashboard

    …, Amazon S3 , Appraisal, Asana, Box, CSV, Custom Rest API, Channel Advisor, Database Connector , Dropbox, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Freshbooks, FTP/SFTP File access, Github, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Spreadsheets, Harvest, HP Vertica, Infusionsoft,, Instagram , Magento, Mailchimp, Marketo, Mixpanel, MongoDB, Mysql, Netsuite…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 17 readers -
  • How Wikipedia Transitioned to HHVM

    …. In addition to the work I did on HHVM itself, I also gave a talk about what the switch to HHVM means for Wikimedia developers. Most of my time at Wikimedia was spent working on some fixes for HHVM’s DOMDocument support. MediaWiki, the software powering Wikipedia, allows users to import and export articles as XML files. To do this, it uses a custom…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin How To's- 13 readers -
  • Facebook’s 2014 Open-Source Highlights

    …), Shimmer, immutable-js, AsyncDisplayKit and Flow, with honorable mentions going to osquery, Flux, Tweaks, Bolts, KVOController, WebScaleSQL, Proxygen, Chisel, Jest and fb-flo. Pearce called out the following collaborators and users on certain projects: React (Adobe, Khan Academy, Pinterest), Rebound (Flow, Jelly, Tumblr), HHVM (Baidu, Box, Wikipedia…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 12 readers -
  • Facebook’s HHVM Speeds Up Box

    … Thinking outside of the box worked for Box, as Joseph Marrama, a software engineer at the file-sharing and cloud content-management service, described in a blog post how Facebook’s HipHop Virtual Machine open-source PHP runtime allowed it to boost the speed of its applications. Marrama wrote: At Box, we’ve had our collective eye on the HipHop…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 6 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sourced Security Tool osquery in Action

    … infrastructure. Reed wrote: An osquery deployment can help you establish an infrastructural baseline, allowing you to detect malicious activity using scheduled queries. This approach will help you catch known malware (WireLurker, IceFog, Imuler, etc.) and, more important, unknown malware. As an illustrative example, let’s look at Mac OS X startup…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 6 readers -
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