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Social Media Update : February, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN, Tweeting and more

With the popularity of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, it’s tempting to see social media as an indispensable part of a financial-advice practice’s business-development plan. But it may not be — not yet anyway — say some experts in the field.

01/23/17

Facebook clones another Snapchat feature with the debut of Stories

Facebook Stories is the social network's latest example of borrowing Snapchat's design. The joke is becoming old at this point: Facebook can’t seem to stop grafting the competition’s features into its own social web. It launched Facebook Live ...

01/25/17

Microsoft design guru explains why originality is ‘vastly overrated’

Microsoft Design VP Michael Gough, Amazon Creative Director Cameron Campbell, Artefact Executive Director Masuma Henry, and Facebook Product Designer Francis Luu. (GeekWire Photo) What makes an incredible design? Does it delight users? Should it be invisible?

01/27/17

LinkedIn's new design looks a lot like Facebook - The Verge

The main feed now looks a lot more like what you’d find on Facebook, with trending stories that are curated by human editors and algorithms, and you can unfollow and hide posts easily (just like Facebook). This is the biggest refresh for LinkedIn since its original launch back in 2003. The Wall Street Journal notes that this redesign was in the works ahead of Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, and there aren’t any crossover features... While most LinkedIn users probably visit the site infrequently, or because of a deluge of nagging emails, LinkedIn’s new design makes navigating the site a lot easier.

Source: www.theverge.com

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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 ...


Los Angeles Rams fans can vote on uniform design on Twitter ... - ESPN (blog)


ESPN (blog)
Los Angeles Rams fans can vote on uniform design on Twitter ...
ESPN (blog)
The Rams are allowing their fans to vote on Facebook and Twitter to decide which type of pants the team will wear with its uniform in 2017.

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Data Policy - Facebook

Learn more about Facebook's privacy policy and practices, including what types of info Facebook receives and how info is used and shared.


Facebook, Microsoft target faster services with new AI server designs - Network World


Network World
Facebook, Microsoft target faster services with new AI server designs
Network World
These server designs can be used by other companies as a reference to design their own servers in-house and then send for mass manufacturing in Asia, something Facebook and Google have been doing for years. Financial organizations have also been ...
Facebook's new AI training server is nearly twice as fast - The VergeThe Verge
Facebook unveils Big Basin, new server geared for deep learning ...ZDNet
Here's How Facebook Is Upgrading Its Data Center EmpireFortune

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More Storage: Facebook Retools Design to Boost Disk Density - Data Center Frontier (blog)


Data Center Frontier (blog)
More Storage: Facebook Retools Design to Boost Disk Density
Data Center Frontier (blog)
Instead of Honey Badger's design using four 1U trays of disks laid flat, the Bryce Canyon chassis resembles a tub, with hard drives inserted vertically into a 4U chassis. This allows Facebook to increase the density of its storage units, packing more ...