Facebook New York is an official sponsor and participating judge in the fifth annual NYC BigApps 2014 competition, led by the office of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Economic Development Corp. and aimed at spurring “the brightest minds in the New York tech ecosystem” to solve the city’s toughest problems with products including applications, hardware, and games.
Facebook loves the Harlem Shake, and we don’t just mean the company’s employees. Various renditions of the dance are plentiful both on YouTube and Facebook. Unmetric and the Shorty Awards recently took a look at how the Harlem Shake spread throughout both sites in an infographic, posted on Mashable. While Jeff Gordon’s version rocked YouTube, the dances done by Lego, Beats by Dre, and Nerium Int. were among the most popular on Facebook.