Facebook is looking for a few good men and women to build a few good drones.
The bad news for college applicants: More admissions officers than ever are visiting their profiles on Facebook and other social networks. The good news for college applications: Those admissions officers are finding fewer reasons on those profiles to red-flag applicants.
Facebook’s HipHop Virtual Machine continues to help software and platforms outside of the social network drastically increase their speeds, as WP Engine, a software-as-a-service content-management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, became the latest company to tout the virtues of HHVM.
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.
The drivers of Facebook’s shuttle buses, who actually work for Loop Transportation, will vote Wednesday to decide whether to join a local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Business Insider reported.
Social media management tool Gain added new features aimed at its enterprise customers, including the ability to mass-edit posts on Facebook, as well as to perform bulk actions and set up multiple approval rounds.