Facebook Connectivity introduces Verdant Place: a co-creation hub for breakthrough technologies, market solutions, and ecosystem partners, related to meeting sustainable…
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At F8 2018, we shared our plan to build a tool that would allow people to see the apps and websites that choose to share activity with us and to disconnect that activity from their accounts. Today we are beginning to roll out that tool, which is called Off-Facebook Activity. Building Off-Facebook Activity required an [...]
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Facebook’s web codebase currently contains more than 100 million lines of Hack code, and changes thousands of times per day. To handle the sheer volume of code, we build sophisticated systems that help our security engineers review code. Today, we are sharing the details of one of those tools, called Zoncolan, for the first time. [...]
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The Internet Defense Prize is a partnership between USENIX and Facebook that aims to reward security research that meaningfully makes…
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Developing apps and services that scale to millions or billions of people can present uniquely complex performance challenges. Optimizing infrastructure, scaling web services, and developing fast mobile apps are all part of the job to keep large-scale systems performant. At this year’s event, attendees gathered to hear speakers from Facebook, Google, NVIDIA, and other companies [...]
Operating systems that serve millions (or even billions) of people can present unprecedented, complex engineering challenges. Last year, we launched the Systems @Scale conference to bring together engineers from various companies to discuss those challenges. At this year’s event, attendees gathered to hear speakers from Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber, and other companies discuss innovative solutions for [...]
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