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Core Data Science at Facebook

Core Data Science (CDS) is a research and development team, working to improve Facebook’s products, infrastructure, and processes. They generate real-world impact through a combination of scientific rigor and methodological innovation. Their focus is on longer-term, foundational work that addresses new opportunities and challenges across the Facebo......

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Common Networks Deploys Terragraph to Serve Customers in California

Terragraph is a gigabit wireless technology designed to meet the growing demand for reliable, high-speed internet access in urban and suburban environments. Common Networks, a California based Internet Service Provider, leveraged Terragraph and Terragraph design methods to network to serve their customers in Alameda, California. Learn more about Te......

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World Effects Framework

AR Studio is a tool that enables developers to build animated frames, face masks, and interactive effects. The World Effects Framework is now a part of AR Studio. The Framework lets creators build effects where people can place 3D objects onto their surroundings and interact with them in real-time....

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Using social media data to help measure smoke exposure

This data animation illustrates when Facebook users posted about wildfire smoke (indicated by red, yellow and orange). The posts were compared with standard satellite measurements of smoke in the atmosphere, and surface measurements of particles (colored circles), during wildfires that occurred in August 2015. Credit: Bonne Ford...

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Using Data to Help Communities Recover and Rebuild

Facebook disaster maps provide information about where populations are located, how they are moving, and where they are checking in safe during a natural disaster. All data is de-identified and aggregated to a 360 square meter tile or local administrative boundaries (e.g. census boundaries). This video shows the disaster maps populated during the M......

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University of Washington announced the UW Reality Lab

The University of Washington opens the UW Reality Lab with Facebook as one of its founding partners. The lab is a new augmented and virtual reality research center designed to accelerate innovation in the field and educate the next generation of researchers and practitioners. The center will educate tomorrow’s AR and VR researchers and workers, by......