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.
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Facebook users looking to back causes with efforts similar to the hugely successful and viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge now have a vehicle for doing so, as online platform JusTagMe launched on Facebook globally.
WhatsApp co-founder and CEO and Facebook director Jan Koum, vice president of business and marketing partnerships David Fischer, chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, chief product officer Chris Cox, chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, chief financial officer David Wehner, VP and general counsel Colin Stretch, chief accounting officer Jas Athwal and director Susan Desmond-Hellmann reported activities involving restricted stock units and sales of Facebook class-A common shares in Form 4 filings Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Social media users love Dove, as Unilever’s personal-care-product line finished atop the debut edition of The Love List, a new monthly report from social relationship platform Hootsuite that uses data from its uberVU unit to rank more than 450 of the top brands globally.
Facebook users between the ages of 13 and 24 turn to the social network to express themselves by sharing photos, videos, jokes and information about themselves, according to the fourth installment of a joint study by Facebook and culture experts Crowd DNA.