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The tech industry is constantly evolving and technology is becoming a larger portion of our lives than ever before. To that end, Facebook ceo Mark Zuckerberg is encouraging students to get into tech and coding as the company is looking to attract young techies and hire them to work for the company. On Thursday at Redwood City’s Sequoia High School, Zuckerberg told students that developing an understanding of technology and computers “is going to be really critical to having a lot of options and doing what you want.” He continued, “If you start with the assumption that everything... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg and the rest of the gang at Facebook finally launched a photo and video sharing app to compete with Snapchat. Called "Slingshot," Facebook's version is more than just a clone, though it may appear as such at first glance. After all, it allows you to take a photo or video, scribble some artistic flair on top of it, add a caption, and then fling it to a recipient. However, Slingshot is unique from Snapchat -- and every other messaging app -- in that you can't view a "shot" until you send one back. "With Slingshot, we wanted to build something where everybody is a creator and nobody... Read more...
You have to hand it to Mark Zuckerberg: He is not screwing around when it comes to his ambitious Internet.org venture to connect the entire world to the Internet, at least if the rumors are true that Facebook is going to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million. Titan Aerospace makes unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, and Facebook would most certainly be interested in the devices’ ability to carry networking equipment that could provide Internet access for all. Credit: Titan Aerospace Titan’s Solara 50 and Solara 60 models appear to be the main target here.... Read more...
If you’ve been on Facebook for the last several days, you’ve been inundated with your friends’ Lookback videos. In honor of its 10th anniversary of existence, Facebook created a nifty little tool that automatically creates a one-minute video looking back on your life on Facebook. As we noted, some of what Lookback pulled in is spot-on, strumming the ‘ol heartstrings, while others items don’t really fit. Fortunately, you can now edit your Lookback video to more closely resemble the happy memories that you remember. All you have to do it visit the Lookback page and note... Read more...
Prepare to retrieve the tissues, because Facebook is virtually guaranteed to make you feel something today. As we mentioned earlier, today is Facebook’s 10th anniversary, and to let everyone commemorate the occasion together the company is automatically creating a special video made from your timeline’s events, photos, your most-liked posts, and other memorable events. You don’t have to do anything but hit the link to the Lookback page while you’re logged in to Facebook. Poof, there’s your one-minute video, complete with emotive music. Highlights will include your... Read more...