There are millions of community on facebook which has different visions. Most of them has common principles behind it. They want to bring same minded people together. Facebook always support these community leaders in various ways e.g. https://www.fbchandra.com/facebook-community-leadership-program-participants/. In order to support these communities, facebook invites application from communities leaders from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the US to participate in Facebook Communities Summit, which is happening on February 7 - 8, 2019 at facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
facebook launched a video calling device Portal and Portal+, which is empowered with an artificial intelligence. You keep it any where in a room and it automatically calculate your distance and zooms accordingly. It behaves like a videographer coming behind you, so its video and sound quality is marvellous. You can talk to anyone while working in kitchen, chasing your child, etc.
On Sept 25, 2018, facebook engineers discovered a vulnerability in code, which can effect around 50 million facebook users account to be hacked.
Currently they found problem in 'View As' feature. In this feature you can find how your profile looks for other user. You can use this feature to know yourself as other user for your profile. Here, there is vulnerability in code where hacker can steal access token. Access token is considered as digital key which is generated when you login into facebook. You have to use this access token to use each and every features of facebook. If any one know your access token, they can access your facebook account.
Facebook always promote community people as they try to bring many people work together. Community leaders helps societies in various way such as promote child education, healthcare to needy, food and shelter to poor, etc. Facebook started Community leadership program to empower all leaders throughout the country who is working hard to promote a community. They use various tools like facebook, messenger and whatsapp, etc for it. On Sept 23, 2018, Facebook has announced 115 leaders who had selected as community leaders in residence, fellows and youth participants.
Application open for Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship
Facebook always tries to empower woman in technology. To empower woman, facebook is very excited to announce the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship.
Thousands of remarkable women in technology will join facebook at Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for its tenth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This unique scholarship program will be awarded to 50 women excelling in Computer Science. Each recipient will have the opportunity not only to attend the Celebration, but to spend valuable days before the conference with Facebook engineers learning, collaborating, and preparing for the conference.
Happy news for mobile apps developers.
Facebook has started a global program FbStart to motivate mobile app startups. Facebook jury will give 'Apps of the Year Awards' to most successful startup for native mobile apps. Startup will get $160,000 in prize.
FbStart helps startup to grow their business through various tool and money. They give prize every year to motivate mobile app startups.
F8 is facebook developer conference organised at San jose, California on 18th and 19th April 2017. It is 2 day event for both developers and business leaders. They learn about advance features of technology like AI (Artificial Intelligence), virtual reality, camera and various other.
Join us for our annual 2-day event, where developers and businesses come together to explore the future of technology. Learn how Facebook connects the world through new products and innovation. This year's event is bigger than ever - with more than 50 sessions, interactive experiences, and the opportunity to meet one-on-one with members of the Facebook team.
Facebook and New Mexico Governor has officially announced on Wednesday, september 14,2016 that social media giant plans to open the next data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico. A statement from Facebook said that they plan to start construction of 510,000 sq-foot center as early as next month and the facility should be online in 2018.
When the Los Lunas facility opens, it will join other data centers that Facebook has opened over the years, including Clonee, Ireland (which should open by late 2017 or early 2018); Fort Worth, Texas; Altoona, Iowa; Forest City, North Carolina; Lulea, Sweden; and the original site in Prineville, Oregon. Los Lunas data center will be seventh data center globally and fifth in US
After launching the Messenger Platform few months ago, millions of people in over 200 countries have been engaging with businesses on Messenger each day in new and exciting ways - from better customer service, to more sophisticated brand and commerce experiences, and receiving news from trusted sources.
Facebook today enhanced its Messenger platform by integrating its payment mechanisms for chatbots with the most popular financial service providers. During an onstage interview at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, Facebook vice president and Head of Messenger David Marcus said you will now be able to make payments from inside Messenger using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Stripe, PayPal or Braintree.
Facebook has recently launched a trending section in the right side of the home page for any web users(currently not available for the mobile users). Trending was launched in 2014 to help people discover interesting and relevant conversations happening on Facebook based on their interests. Trending is a list of topics and hashtags that have recently become popular on Facebook. This list is personalized based on a number of factors, including Pages you've liked, timelines, your location and what's trending across Facebook. The trending in Facebook are grouped in 5 categories : All News, politics, Science and Technology, Sports and Entertainments.
US President, Barack Obama has taken up the features in a virtual reality (VR) video where he can be seen traversing through the Yosemite National Park situated in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, also conveying his concerns about climate change.
Take in the president's remarks as you explore every angle of the incredible surroundings of Yosemite, including El Capitan, the Cathedral Rocks, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite Falls, and the Merced River.
Facebook At Work- a corporate service for companies launched by Social networking giant Facebook. Facebook has started to come out a new approach to collaborate the coworkers effectively and productively through 'Facebook At Work'. Facebook has reportedly launched an office-focused app on the web, android and iOS. 'Facebook At Work' - a fabulous tool to open up and to keep connected within the colleagues in its own company and geographics. It is completely different from the personal facebook account. In a full secure way, associates within the company, from the CEO to the retail store employees can be able to get the updated news posted in this platform. 'Come work with us and do what you love' - main motive of this development.
Facebook is very popular for social networking site. People can get in touch with their relative, friend as well as they can create their own group. Facebook has mission to connect the people, where people can share their technical stuff with each other's to make a difference. To achieve this mission they have to treat the people as their employee. It will help to understand their technical stuff, background, abilities and many other characteristics.
Oculus has announced that online pre-order of Rift is available from retailers in Europe and Canada and shipping and in-store availability will begin from September, 20 priced at $599.99 and demo expriences will also be rolling out across Europe and canada over the next several weeks. The pre-order will be available from a range of stockist partners.
The Opening Ceremony of Summer Olympics Games, RIO 2016, prompted 109 million interactions from 52 millon facebook users and 52 million interactions from 21 million Instagram Users. Facebook will provide a global stadium where people can connect and get the updated information about the World's biggest sports moments. People can cheer up to their favourite player or team throuh this platform. Facebook mentioned in an email to the social media that 15 million users had 40 million interactions in Brazil, 12 million People had 23 million interactions in U.S. Across the globe, 52 million people had 109 million interactions related to the opening ceremony.