The IEEE Computer Society recently selected Facebook London’s Mark Harman as the recipient of the 2019 Harlan D. Mills Award. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated long-standing, sustained, and impactful contributions to software engineering. Previous winners include distinguished scientists from NASA, Microsoft, and AT&T. Learn more about Harman’s research here. In addition to his [...]
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Facebook AI Research (FAIR) has released new features and research results, including a completely retrained model of ELF OpenGo using reinforcement learning. The new bot outperforms the previous bot, which defeated several top 30 professional Go players 20-0 and has been widely adopted by the AI research community to benchmark future research. FAIR first released [...]
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Abstract interpretation is a powerful static analysis framework we can use to answer questions such as: What range of values does this variable take? What are all the types of the values that can flow into this function? Is this piece of code ever executed, or is it dead? Using abstract interpretation to build a [...]
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WHAT’S NEW: We’re open-sourcing a software platform that will help operators to deploy mobile networks quickly and easily. Magma provides a software-centric distributed mobile packet core and tools for automating network management. WHY IT MATTERS: Mobile packet cores are important infrastructure for any mobile network and can be complex to operate. Magma is not intended [...]
Through Facebook Connectivity, we are working to bring internet access and its benefits to everyone — giving more people a voice, strengthening communities, and creating new economic opportunities. To do this, we take a partner-first approach, working with network operators, equipment manufacturers, and other partners to introduce new initiatives and develop technologies that help bring [...]
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Registration is officially open for F8 2019, Facebook’s annual developer conference, being held April 30 and May 1, 2019, in San Jose, California. This year, we’ll celebrate the developers, creators, entrepreneurs, and innovators building on our platform and showcase how social technologies can enable the best of what people can do together. F8 2019 will [...]
Maintaining scalability and infrastructure reliability are important considerations for any large-scale network. Ensuring consistency when propagating updates across a large network of peers is a problem that has been extensively studied, but enforcing the integrity of those updates is a separate challenge. Traditional methods for update integrity can introduce compromises with respect to efficiency and [...]
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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.