Tag: Facebook

Facebook’s Hiring Crisis: Engineers Are Turning Down Offers, Internal Docs Show
Submitted by aaman on October 28, 2021 in Technology
https://www.protocol.com/workplace/facebook-docs-hiring-recruiting-crisis

Facebook cannot find enough candidates to meet engineering demand, especially in the Bay Area, and has struggled and failed to meet early 2021 recruiting goals,….


‘carol’s Journey’: What Facebook Knew About How It Radicalized Users
Submitted by aaman on October 23, 2021 in Technology
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/facebook-knew-radicalized-users-rcna3581

In summer 2019, a new Facebook user named Carol Smith signed up for the platform, describing herself as a politically conservative mother from Wilmington, North….


Facebook Oversight Board Gives Zuck A Stern Talking-to Over Transparency
Submitted by aaman on October 22, 2021 in Technology
https://www.inputmag.com/culture/facebook-oversight-board-gives-zuck-a-stern-talking-to-over-transparency

The Facebook Oversight Board released its first-ever transparency report today, nearly a year after the group first supposedly began watching over Facebook’s every move. The….


Facebook Bans, Sends Cease-and-desist Letter To Developer Of Unfollow Everything Extension
Submitted by aaman on October 9, 2021 in Technology
https://www.techspot.com/news/91650-facebook-bans-sends-cease-desist-letter-developer-unfollow.html

Louis Barclay, creator of the Unfollow Everything browser extension that lets users unfollow—not unfriend—all their friends, groups, and pages simultaneously (rather than individually), writes that….


Facebook Has Finally Given A Reason For The Six-hour Outage Monday
Submitted by aaman on October 5, 2021 in Technology
https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/4/22709806/facebook-says-the-six-hour-outage

Facebook said in a blog post Monday night that the six-hour outage that took it offline along with Instagram, Messenger, Whatsapp, and OculusVR was the….