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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...

   Facebook, News feed     2013-03-01 22:19:24


  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...

   Facebook,News Feed,Google+     2013-03-10 04:37:18


  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...

   Facebook,RSS reader     2013-06-14 12:41:11


  Carriage return and line feed


In programming and document editing, we may frequently encounter carriage return and line feed, i.e the well known CRLF.  Do you know about the history and difference of carriage return and line feed?Before computer came out, there was a type of teleprinter called Teletype Model 33. It can print 10 characters each second. But there is one problem with this, after finishing printing each line, it will take 0.2 second to move to next line, which is time of printing 2 characters. If a new char...

   Carriage return,Line feed,CR,LF,new line     2012-05-18 11:12:55


  Mark Zuckerberg delivered his first Chinese speech in Beijing


Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered a speech in Chinese at "Tringhua Students Dialogue with Board Members" on Oct 24, 2015 in Tsinghua University, Beijing. This is the first time he used Chinese throughout the whole speech. Though his Chinese is not that fluent, his hard work on learning Chinese is well appreciated.  In this speech, he shared three stories : mission, care and looking ahead. Mission You have to believe in your mission. When you have a mission, it will help yo...

   CHINESE,TSINGHUA,FACEBOOK,MARK ZUCKERBERG     2015-10-24 21:42:04


  Why Google+ Doesn’t Care If You Never Come Back


Ad targeting. Google+ is designed to power ad targeting, and for that it only needs you to sign up once. This lets it combine the biographical information you initially enter such as age, gender, education, employers, and places you’ve lived with your activity on Search, Gmail, Maps and all its other products to create an accurate identity profile. And this powers targeting of more relevant ads it can charge more for. So despite comScore showing that the average Google+ user only spends ...

   Google+,Ads,comScore,Identity     2012-02-29 05:04:19


  Overlap Detection


How does one detect when two strings overlap? In the case below, the four-letter suffix of string 1 matches the four-letter prefix of string 2. 1: "Fire at Will" 2: "William Riker is number one" Sometimes there are several matches; finding the longest is not always straight forward. 1: "Have some CoCo and CoCo" 2: "CoCo and CoCo is here." 2: "CoCo and CoCo is here." 2: "CoCo and CoCo is here." The naïve solution is to take e...

   String overlap,detection,python,implementation     2012-03-05 05:05:36


  Content based HTTP Cache


Browsers may cache the webpages we visited, when user types a URL on the address bar, the browser may cache the webpage returned from server while displaying it. If there is no update on the webpage, then next time when the browser requests the same page, it will not download the page again, instead it will load the cached page. If the website explicitly specify that the page is updated, then the browser will download the page again from the server. What's HTTP Cache? You may be familiar with th...

   HTTP Cache,Web crawler     2013-05-24 05:12:59


  Two things I don’t like about Hacker News


Hacker News is a very famous IT information hub. We can find many useful links about the latest IT news and fantastic technology demos. But there are two things I don’t like about Hacker News. Maybe some of you also have the same feelings.1.  About the more link. Every time we click the more link to go to next page, there will be a unique key generated to produce the new page. It is a good security mechanism. Also it may increase pages views as we need to read page by page but can...

   Hacker news,More link,Submission,Security     2012-02-28 11:55:37


  Some famous article aggregators


Blogs are still very important places for people sharing their thoughts about something although some social media platforms have replaced some of these capabilities. As a blog writer, how can you let others know what you are thinking about? Besides your friends and social media platforms, there are some article aggregators around us which can help us promote our articles. Other than some aggregators like Google News, readers can submit articles to these sites themselves What are some famous art...

   News aggregator,Reddit,Digg,Hacker News     2013-08-12 03:34:37