from the like-this dept.
This is not about how "Likes" and "the Wall" and "Timelines" have changed how users interact with the internet and each other.
This is about open-sourced data centres, and the like:
Behind the scenes, inside the massive data centers that power this worldwide social network, you’ll find all sorts of other technologies that have changed our world in very different ways — and perhaps bigger ways.
Any good techie can appreciate the items listed or at least several of them. They are often over-looked ways that Facebook has contributed; ways that average Facebook users probably have absolutely no clue about; ways that might earn them just a bit of respect from the most die-hard Facebook haters."