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Facebook is turning to 17 universities to help it speed up technology projects. Regina Dugan, vice president of engineering and head of the social network’s Building 8 group, announced the Sponsored Academic Research Agreement, a multi-university group that will allow the social network to collaborate with individual faculty and labs on joint technology projects within weeks and days.
… Baylor University graduated at the top of Engagement Labs’ eValue class for Facebook, while the University of Wisconsin-Madison was the Twitter valedictorian. Engagement Labs released its lists of the top 50 colleges and universities on Facebook and Twitter based on its proprietary eValue score. The entire list appears below, but the top five…
… teams follow: Indiana: 1,073,124 Wisconsin: 493,938 North Carolina: 422,580 University of Kansas: 258,426 Duke: 245,339 University of Maryland: 149,627 University of Oklahoma: 144,431 Syracuse University: 143,157 Iowa State University: 122,767 Texas A&M University: 115,672 Villanova University: 114,867 Gonzaga University…
… Virginia University, 101,000 Texas A&M University, 23,000 University of Utah, 18,000 No. 4 seeds, by likes: University of Kentucky, 1 million Duke University, 368,000 Iowa State University, 77,000 University of California Berkeley, 13,000 No. 5 seeds, by likes: Indiana University, 291,000 Baylor University, 147,000 University of Maryland, 51,000 Purdue University, 31,000 Readers: Which teams do you have finishing atop your brackets? …