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Facebook Engineer Mocks Princeton Study

Recently, Princeton published a controversial study claiming the imminent demise of Facebook. In response, Mike Devlin, a Princeton data scientist, wrote a scathing and sarcastic criticism of Princeton’s research methods. Rather than address the Princeton study directly, Devlin applied the Princeton logic to Princeton’s own Google trends data (the data they used to predict facebook engagement), and predicted mockingly “Princeton will have only half...

This is What 1 Billion Friends Looks Like On a Map [Photo]

This is What 1 Billion Friends Looks Like On a Map [Photo]

Have you ever wondered what billions of connections, mapped out looks like. Mark Zuckerberg today released a map of the world, represented in friend connections on Facebook. The more friends you have in your area, the darker it is. The map also links each friend, creating an almost-magical view of the world. A few Things To Notice First of all, this map makes clear...

What if Facebook Updates were Reality? [Video]

What if Facebook Updates were Reality? [Video]

Facebook Updates are a pain, we get it. No need to incessantly write a status update complaining each time it changes, which is seemingly every week. Only weeks after the first 2013 facebook update, an updated profile/timeline, facebook is working on rolling out their recently announced new layout, one based on a more modern design and with a greater focus on search. But one...

New Flickr Redesign is Really “Snappy”

New Flickr Redesign is Really “Snappy”

Today Flickr unveiled an incredible redesign, featuring minimalist designs elements, and some awesome new features. The new look, expanded storage, and full resolution feature are all part of an effort by Yahoo to revitalize the dying social photo network. The new design is minimalist, featuring a dark interface, full screen photos, and none of the clunkiness of the old design, which seemed circa 2006....