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Facebook AI Research:
Facebook's AI group hires Vladimir Vapnik, who pioneered statistical learning theory and co-invented the Support Vector Machine method   —  We are delighted to announce that Vladimir Vapnik has joined Facebook AI Research.  —  Vladimir is universally known in the machine learning …
Nov 25, 2014, 8:55 PMIn context
Facebook:
Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg: on Messenger, building new things, organic reach, and why he wears the same shirt every day   —  Q&A with Mark  —  Today Mark Zuckerberg took part in his first public Q&A. Watch the full video here.
Nov 6, 2014, 9:25 PMIn context
Chris Long / Facebook:
Facebook says it's actively monitoring “paste” sites with stolen credentials to warn its users who use the same passwords   —  Keeping Passwords Secure  —  The Facebook Security team has always kept a close eye on data breach announcements from other organizations.
Oct 17, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook debuts “local awareness” ads, enabling local businesses to target users by location   —  Helping Local Businesses Reach More Customers  —  For many local business owners, marketing is just one of the many duties they must tackle every day.
Oct 7, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Matt Jones / Facebook:
Facebook has obtained $2B in legal judgments against spammers, touts its defenses against fake likes   —  Keeping Facebook Activity Authentic  —  People come to Facebook to connect with the people and businesses they care about, so we maintain a global team that focuses on building systems to keep unwanted …
Oct 3, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Reed Hastings / Facebook:
Netflix passed HBO in subscriber revenue last quarter, still behind on profits   —  Minor milestone: last quarter we passed HBO is subscriber revenue ($1.146B vs $1.141B).  They still kick our ass in profits and Emmy's, but we are making progress.  HBO rocks, and we are honored to be in the same league.
Aug 7, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Facebook:
Facebook launches new video metrics in Page Insights and Ads Reporting   —  Coming Soon: Video Metrics  —  With the goal of helping you better understand how people respond to your videos on Facebook, today we're announcing that new video metrics in Page Insights and Ads Reporting are coming soon.
May 5, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
Oculus will operate independently within Facebook, focusing first on gaming, and later becoming a new communication platform   —  I'm excited to announce that we've agreed to acquire Oculus VR, the leader in virtual reality technology.  —  Our mission is to make the world more open and connected.
Mar 25, 2014, 5:57 PMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
Zuckerberg called Obama over spying, says the US should champion, not threaten the internet   —  As the world becomes more complex and governments everywhere struggle, trust in the internet is more important today than ever.  The internet is our shared space.  It helps us connect.  It spreads opportunity.
Mar 13, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
WhatsApp and Messenger serve different uses, Facebook will continue investing in both   —  I'm excited to announce that we've agreed to acquire WhatsApp and that their entire team will be joining us at Facebook.  —  Our mission is to make the world more open and connected.
Feb 19, 2014, 5:35 PMIn context

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