It’s probably not surprising that when Facebook users are 21, most of their friends are also in that same age bracket. It’s also not a shocker to say that men talk about sports on Facebook more than women. But how do trends change over time? Do 30-year-olds tend to talk about health more than new high-school graduates? A highly visual set of data from Wolfram Alpha brings Facebook’s social graph to life, showing how people connect and relate to each other on the social network.
Although most of us probably won’t step foot on Mars, one Facebook campaign is utilizing the red planet and the social network to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, and math. Through Raytheon Company’s Mission to Mars, students can explore the planet virtually and interact with Facebook to earn grants.
Facebook is showing users error messages this morning — we are updating this post as we learn more about the situation.
With employers cracking down on Facebook use in the workplace, employees must be sneaky to keep up with friends while keeping a job. These tips will help hide your Facebook activities from your boss and coworkers.
Facebook has installed three vending machines that distribute technology accessories to employees.
There appears to be some form of technical error that’s interfering with the ability to log onto one’s account on Facebook.
Facebook held a grand opening for its first wholly-owned data center Prinville, Oregon on Friday.
LIVE COVERAGE of Facebook’s announcement of the open compute project, a partnership with several vendors to create energy efficient data centers. Be sure to hit refresh to keep up with the real-time updates of this post!
Facebook is holding a press event at its headquarters next Thursday, April 7, and the invitation’s design suggests that the announcement could involve more energy efficient hardware run by the company.
Facebook’s production servers have nearly doubled in throughput since the beginning of 2010, when the company launched and simultaneously open sourced its home-grown application called HipHop for PHP.