Server farms are expensive, but what's many times more expensive than the cost of all the hardware is the cost of keeping the place from incinerating itself with waste heat. Most farms rely on complex air conditioning systems, but Facebook has found a place where all it'll have to do is open a window: the Arctic.
Sure it's a great success, but Facebook has had some major snafus since its 2004 launch. From complicated privacy settings to Facebook "Lite," click the image below for a walk through of Facebook's wall of shame.
At long last, it's here. The app that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn't want to give us is finally here — Facebook's official iPad app — is up for download and it's pretty polished.
Still holding out for an official Facebook app for that iPad? Mashable reports that after much delay, the Facebook app will finally be shown off at Apple's October 4 event for the iPhone 5 and iPod refresh.
Users testing out Facebook's new "Timeline" profile might have noticed that they could see who "unfriended" them in an ordered manner. Facebook's since patched the so-called "bug," but not before everybody swarmed on to see who unfriended them.
There's a new caveat to new members looking to sign up for Spotify's music streaming service: a Facebook account is required. Talk about chaining a huge ball to your leg.
Facebook just unveiled the biggest change to the profile page in a long time with Timeline, a more visual setup that makes it easier to see how your life has changed over time.
Facebook. Most of us have it and spend a lot of time browsing through photos and updates — but have you ever thought about how it affects your relationships? Yeah, me neither. Check out this infographic to see if Facebook might be helping (or hurting) your personal life.
Sorting through hundreds of "friends" on a social networking site is a pain. That's why Google+, with its Circles, has taken off so quickly. Which has left Facebook playing catch-up with its new Smart Lists.
Sometimes the simplest path to brilliance happens by accident, and that's what it looks like we have here with the real world Facebook Like button.