October is an important month for cybersecurity at Facebook. Not only is it National Cyber Security Awareness Month – it is also the month when the social network holds Hacktober, its annual, monthlong initiative to build and maintain a security-aware culture. Director of security operations Jennifer Henley shared tips for other companies looking to duplicate Hacktober in a note on the Facebook Security page.
Employees or visitors to Facebook’s main campus in Menlo Park, Calif., may have noticed some interesting street signs and other artwork, and it turns out that the source was Los Angeles-based artist Matthew LaPenta.
U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team and Sunderland Forward Jozy Altidore, Denver Nuggets Power Forward Kenneth Faried, and San Francisco 49ers Running Back Marcus Lattimore may play different sports, but they all suit up with startup FanTree when it comes to selling unique gear that they help design through flash sales.
Much like Facebook dropped “the” from its original name not long after its creation at Harvard University, the new gift shop at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., is simply known as Store.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t make too many public appearances. About a month ago, he appeared at TechCrunch’s Disrupt event in San Francisco, answering questions about the company’s stock value, mobile and search. Zuckerberg will appear on NBC’s “Today” Thursday morning, but excerpts released Tuesday didn’t hint at any big revelations being uncovered.
Rock the Vote teamed up with social media promotions startup PromoJam on a digital campaign leading up to the 2012 presidential election Nov. 6, in which various tactics will be used to reach Rock the Vote’s target of registering 1.5 million voters between the ages of 18 and 29, including the ever-present Facebook like button.