Social Media

What The Wall Street Journal Got Wrong


We fundamentally reject this mischaracterization of our work and impugning of the company’s motives.
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Why Use Twitter For Business

It is a good question. You know that nowadays most celebrities, politicians, and journalists are on Twitter. People they are express…Continue reading on Medium »

Removing New Types Of Harmful Networks


We removed a coordinated network of accounts for repeatedly violating our Community Standards, including posting harmful health misinformation, hate speech and incitement of violence.
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Async Stack Traces In Folly: Introduction

Facebook’s infrastructure is highly distributed and relies heavily on asynchronous programming. Most of our services that are written in C++ are implemented using async programming frameworks like folly::Futures and folly::coro. Async programming is an...

Tackling Climate Change Together


We're adding new features to our Climate Science Center and announcing a $1 million investment in a new climate grant program.
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Taking Heritage Forward


This Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re spotlighting people who take heritage forward on Facebook and Instagram — from small business owners to creators and more.
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Instagram Reels Tutorial: 10 Editing Tips You Should Know

Everyone is talking about how the Instagram algorithm loves Reels, and that using the format can improve engagement and reach.…
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How To Get Verified On TikTok: 5 Steps To Make It Happen

For a long time, public figures were made through Hollywood. They’d take years to establish themselves in movies and TV…
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Twitter Metrics: How & Why You Should Track Them

First introduced as a micro-blogging platform, Twitter has evolved into a multi-faceted social network. It’s become a breaking news source, a customer service channel Read more...
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How To Get Verified On Instagram In 6 Simple Steps

If you want to know how to get verified on Instagram, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide,…
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29 Creative Social Media Content Ideas You Should Try

You know you’ve gotta drum up fresh social media content ideas to keep your followers interested and attract new people…
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Superpack: Pushing The Limits Of Compression In Facebook’s Mobile Apps

Managing app size at Facebook is a unique challenge: Every day, developers check in large volumes of code, and each line of code translates into additional bits in the apps that people ultimately download onto their phones. Left unchecked, this added code would make the app bigger and bigger until eventually the time it takes [...]
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How To Become An Instagram Influencer: Get Famous & Be A Star

Who wouldn’t want to become an Instagram influencer? Post a few pictures and have people hang onto your every word. It sounds like heaven. While there are certain stereotypes about how to get Instagram famous, making it in 2021 is tougher than ever before. The fake it until you make it philosophy is no longer... Read more »
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How WhatsApp Is Enabling End-to-end Encrypted Backups

For years, in order to safeguard the privacy of people’s messages, WhatsApp has provided end-to-end encryption by default ​​so messages can be seen only by the sender and recipient, and no one in between. Now, we’re planning to give people the option to protect their WhatsApp backups using end-to-end encryption as well. People can already [...]
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18 IPhone Photography Tips You Need To Know

Even though we’re all carrying around phones with professional-quality cameras these days, not all of us know how to take…
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Meet The Rustaceans : Brendon Daugherty

For today’s interview, we have Brendon Daugherty who is a Production Engineer on the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) Resources team at Facebook. The IaaS team works on building tools and systems to better manage Facebook’s infrastructure at scale. W...

Instagram Character Limit In Post, Caption, & Comment

Instagram is your chance to engage through visuals. While images and videos are the keys to success on Instagram, words still matter. Unlike Twitter, which built its entire platform around a character limit, most people are unaware of whether an Instagram character limit applies. Is there a character limit on Instagram? Yes, in recent years,... Read more »
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Social CRM: What It Is And Why Your Social Strategy Needs It

Social CRM (customer relationship management) is becoming the expected standard for businesses of all sizes. Brands can no longer afford…
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CacheLib, Facebook’s Open Source Caching Engine For Web-scale Services

Caching plays an important role in helping people access their information efficiently. For example, when an email app loads, it temporarily caches some messages, so the user can refresh the page without the app retrieving the same messages. However, large-scale caching has long been a complex engineering challenge. Companies must balance the fast experience people [...]
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Apple Kills Open Rate Metrics – Focus On Link Analytics Instead

Apple has positioned itself at the forefront of consumer privacy over the years. The company can always be relied upon to deploy new tweaks and improvements with data protection in mind. While this is excellent news for users of their hardware and software, each change has the potential to make a marketer’s life more difficult.... Read more »
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Introducing Facebook Fantasy Games


We're rolling out prediction games that help fans enjoy sports and pop culture together on Facebook.
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Simplifying Your Bitly Experience: Filtering And Settings

Bitly brings the power and simplicity of links to your fingertips. With a tap or click of a link, you can connect your audience to a universe of content.  When Bitly chats with our users, we hear a lot about the demands on your time. It’s more important than ever to make your work easier,... Read more »
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Winning The Race Together


See how a wheelchair-bound athlete found a community on runners with disabilities on Facebook.
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Understanding The Twitter Algorithm: An Essential Guide

Marketing on Twitter is tough. When competing with literally millions of accounts, the social media marketer has a huge challenge ahead of them. Understanding the Twitter algorithm is the key to standing out from the crowd. With an average of 500 million tweets sent per day, mastering Twitter algorithms will keep you from getting lost... Read more »
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ELI5: Zstandard – Smaller And Faster Data Compression

In this blog post, we explain Zstandard (ZSTD), a fast data compression algorithm that offers best-in-kind performance, in a way that is super simple to understand. If you're interested in learning by watching or listening, check out a video about this...

How Twitter Verification Works In 2021

If you’re active on Twitter, you’ve probably noticed a blue checkmark associated with various accounts. If you’re a brand, business or personality, you might Read more...
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