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13 things you didn’t know about Facebook, on its 13th anniversary

As we celebrate 13 years of the social media king, here’s a list of anecdotes about the company that we bet you didn't know: Al Pacino was the first ‘face’ of Facebook The first design logo of Facebook had the sketch of a man in the top-left corner ...

02/04/17

Did Facebook steal the design for its data center in Sweden?

Despite Facebook's best efforts to get a trade-secrets theft lawsuit tossed, a federal judge is ruling that the social media giant must defend allegations that the company stole the design of its touted data center in Luleå, Sweden. The suit was brought ...

02/16/17

Design District Zagreb: Successful Cultural & Creative Festival Back Again

For more info, follow us on: WEB and FACEBOOK *** The Croatian Design Superstore is an original concept from Zagreb, which strengthens the position of Croatian design as an important segment of domestic cultural and creative industry, offers interesting ...

02/24/17

WhatsApp vulnerability allows snooping on encrypted messages - The Guardian

However, WhatsApp has the ability to force the generation of new encryption keys for offline users, unbeknown to the sender and recipient of the messages, and to make the sender re-encrypt messages with new keys and send them again for any... They describe the risk to most users as “remote” since the vulnerability only allows the targeting of individuals or groups of individuals at specific times, rather than widespread mass surveillance of WhatsApp users, and urge users not to switch... WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption relies on the generation of unique security keys, using the acclaimed Signal protocol, developed by Open Whisper Systems , that are traded and verified between users to guarantee communications are secure and...

Source: www.theguardian.com

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Learn how to design for privacy and security from Facebook's Benjamin Strahs - TechCrunch


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Learn how to design for privacy and security from Facebook's Benjamin Strahs
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Freshly launched startups often don't have the funding for a fully formed security team, but a data breach or a privacy overreach can be deadly for a new company. That's why Facebook security engineer Benjamin Strahs is joining TechCrunch at our D.C. ...


Did Facebook steal the design for its data center in Sweden? - Ars Technica


Ars Technica
Did Facebook steal the design for its data center in Sweden?
Ars Technica
Despite Facebook's best efforts to get a trade-secrets theft lawsuit tossed, a federal judge is ruling that the social media giant must defend allegations that the company stole the design of its touted data center in Luleå, Sweden. The suit was ...


In Fake News Era, Facebook Still Struggling With Bogus Ads - Forbes


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In Fake News Era, Facebook Still Struggling With Bogus Ads
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But a basic design feature of Facebook's advertising system--the option to manually enter the URL displayed in the ad--makes the reality tricky to enforce. Canadian hacker Justin Seitz first identified the problem last summer, when he authored a Medium ...


How Facebook and Instagram are quietly changing the appearance of American homes - MarketWatch


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How Facebook and Instagram are quietly changing the appearance of American homes
MarketWatch
Almost half (44%) of the respondents between 25 and 44 years old said they prefer social media channels for home design over home improvement shows and magazines. Updating kitchens and bathrooms were first on the list for more than a third. Pinterest ...


Design leader from Wealthfront and Facebook discusses career ... - TechCrunch


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Design leader from Wealthfront and Facebook discusses career ...
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Kate Aronowitz was the vice president of design at Wealthfront. Before that, she was a designer director at Facebook, where she built their team from 20 to..

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