It’s year in review time at Facebook, and Pope Francis donned the crown as the most-talked-about person or event globally, while Super Bowl XLVII took home the U.S. trophy, according to data released by the social network Monday.
When does a “spontaneous” one-day holiday to Warsaw, Poland, turn into a meeting with the country’s minister for administrative affairs and digitization? When you happen to be Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook is increasingly becoming a worldwide phenomenon, with talent coming from all over the globe. The social network recently wrapped up World Hack 2012, where developers from several different countries competed to create the best Facebook applications.
Facebook chose Warsaw, Poland, as the site of its new offices for central and Eastern Europe, opening its doors Thursday and covering 30 countries and some 46 million users, according to reports.
Facebook is taking its hacker culture worldwide, announcing the Facebook Developer World Hack 2012, a series of events this month and in September aimed at educating its developers and having them compete to see who has the best ideas and who can bring them to life.