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  Is Facebook developing RSS reader?

According to Sina Tech, on Thursday developer Tom Waddington said that he found some strings like "RSS feeds" in Facebook codes, it means that Facebook may launch its own RSS reader.Google announced in March this year that they would close its RSS subscription service Google Reader on July 1 mainly because its use had constantly declined in the past few years. Subsequently, many companies competing to launch Google Reader alternatives. Waddington believes that this time Facebook will also join t...

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  Do American teenagers hate Facebook?

PewInternet released latest survey report about Internet and life. The report shows that Facebook is still the favorite social network of American teenagers, but it's also the most criticized one. Although some people enjoyed staying on Facebook, most people are complaining that there are more and more adult contents and negative social interactions on Facebook. The key findings are: Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they did in the past. Teen Twitte...


  There is no privacy in front of Facebook Home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the release of Facebook Home application. It will be available for Android users on 12th April. But there is one thing to be noted. What's about our privacy? Facebook is questioned by public about its privacy issues. Facebook Home is deeply integrated with Android and has fully control of the entry of user. This makes people who care about privacy alert. The editor of Gigaom Malik expressed his own worries in one article. Here is what he wrote: The new Hom...

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  Are you ready for Facebook's phone?

According  to Sina Tech, Facebook will announce its own phone today in US. They will also release its new Android application. The Facebook phone is manufactured by HTC, the model will be HTC First. This will be a deeply customized Facebook phone, some IT professionals think this phone's name is very similar to HTC's flag model HTC One. This phone may provide a home screen application named Facebook Home. Facebook Home adopts the minimization design, it can display photos in full screen. T...


  Is Facebook News Feed copied from Google+?

According to Sina Tech, Facebook released its new News Feed this week. However, this design is considered to be copied from Google social network the Google+.Google senior vice president of technology infrastructure Urs Holzle said: "Proud to see +Mark Zuckerberg promote G+.  Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!"Although technology companies will learn from each other's designs and there are not any effective ways to display pictures on the web and mobile devices, Facebook's ne...

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  Facebook will release new News Feed

According to 36Kr, Facebook sent out invitations to media to release a new version of the News Feed. This new News Feed will be released at 10 o'clock on March 7th(PST time) at the headquarters.The web version and mobile version of News Feed was updated in September 2011 and May 2012, Web version adds a dynamic display feature, if you login to Facebook per day, it will recommend popular content to you first If you frequently log in to Facebook, it will recommend the latest content. The mobile v...

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  Crazy! 618 million daily active users on Facebook

Facebook released 2012 Q4 financial report. Facebook total revenue in the fourth quarter of 2012 is $1.585 billion, an increase of 40% over the same period last year, about 23% of the total revenue are from mobile advertising. Net profit is $64 million, down 79% over the same period last year.Now Facebook monthly active users reach 10.6 million, daily active users reach 618 million. The daily active users from mobile are more than the daily active users from desktop side the first time.In the e...


  What have been Facebook’s greatest technical accomplishments?

To maintain a large website which gets billions of requests er day and keeps very fast response speed is not an easy task. Many big companies are trying best to improve user experience by adopting different techniques. There is a question on Quora which asks "What have been Facebook’s greatest technical accomplishments?". There is a person who worked in Facebook before provided an answer which helps us understanding how Facebook handles huge amount of traffic each day. Here is the answer f...