Infrastructure

  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    … they were two years ago, and those aged 65 and older are the least trusting group of all. However, with increases in daily active users of up to 5 percent on almost every major social site, social media use is up overall. Even niche services like Vine and Tinder gained 8 percent and 6 percent more daily users, respectively. Tumblr was the only site…

    AllTwitterin Social- 12 readers -
  • The State of Social Commerce (Infographic)

    … commerce made big advances in 2014 and 2015, with services like Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook all implementing buy buttons and expanding into payment systems, native shops and brand partnerships. Overall, it seemed like social networks were making commerce a core part of their platforms. And social commerce seems well positioned for growth. More…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    …—including one in a repurposed mail room, in our old Palo Alto (Calif.) headquarters—were built for our infrastructure teams to prototype custom racks, servers, storage systems and network switches for our data centers. As new, hardware-oriented teams like Connectivity Lab and Oculus started to form, we built additional labs for those teams to design…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Can Data Security Keep Up With Fraud, Bots and Hackers?

    … think 1,300 DBs is a decent sample size. According to Keen, part of the reason for the increase in breaches is the decided uptick in fraudulent or malicious activity overall. Everything from phishing attacks to more sophisticated bot traffic is leading to more security breaches and leaked data. Other factors include an increase in hackers…

    Inside Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

    … to make the world more open and connected–from partner oriented initiatives like OCP (Open Compute Project) and TIP (Telecom Infra Project) to new wireless connectivity technologies and long-haul fiber optic cables. I’m thrilled about the opportunity to work with like-minded colleagues in leveraging Facebook’s open and collaborative approach…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 22 readers -
  • How Did Facebook Create and Deploy its Friends Day Videos?

    … them into videos and making sure those videos appeared atop users’ News Feeds on the social network’s 12th birthday, Feb. 4. Lai and Lu detailed Facebook’s efforts in areas including load testing, efficiency improvement, capacity planning, keeping the social network’s infrastructure safe, ranking the photos to be included and the rollout process…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook How To's- 10 readers -
  • F8 2016 Registration Is Open

    … content for everyone across Facebook’s family of applications and services. Interactive demos: Experience our immersive products for yourself with hands-on demos featuring Oculus Rift and Touch, 360 video and more. Innovation lab: Learn how we plan to improve connectivity, enhance infrastructure and scale artificial intelligence and virtual reality…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
  • OCP U.S. Summit 2015 Set for March 10, 11

    … and data-center hardware designs for scalable computing.” Open Compute Project said on the event page: The upcoming summit offers you the chance to showcase your products and services, generate quality leads, meet with business partners and network with OCP customers, contributors and executives. OCP also announced an engineering workshop the day before OCP U.S. Summit 2015, March 9, saying that limited tickets are available. …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 12 readers -
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