Tag: Facebook

Facebook’s Hiring Crisis: Engineers Are Turning Down Offers, Internal Docs Show
Submitted by aaman on October 28, 2021 in Technology

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

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

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

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

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….