What Happens in One Minute on the Internet?

Internet has become so important unit in our everyday routine, that we can’t imagine our lives without it. In accordance with statistics Facebook was the first social network to surpass 1 billion registered accounts and currently sits at 2.2 billion monthly active users. The leading social networks are usually available in multiple languages and allow users to connect with friends or people across geographical, political or economic borders.

WhatsApp Co-founder said It’s time to Delete Facebook

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton had a simple and short message in his tweet on March 21: “It’s time to delete Facebook.” It is very strange that Brian Acton, the co-founder WhatsApp, posted such message. He became a multi-billionaire when Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014, and now he tweeted this words “It is time” followed by the hashtag “#deletefacebook,” which has become very actual in recent days.

Facebook Buying Oculus VR for 2 billion US dollar

The social-networking giant Facebook announced that will acquire virtual-reality technology company Oculus VR for $2 billion. The deal includes $400 million in cash and $1.6 billion in Facebook stock, as well as an additional $300 million if Oculus VR meets certain performance targets. Oculus VR will continue to operate independently at its headquarters in Irvine.The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014. Though the Rift has been pitched as a video-gaming device, Facebook plans to use its technology for communications, media and other forms of entertainment.

Algorithm developed by Facebook guessing users romantic relationship

Employee Facebook Lars Beckstromand and Cornell University professor Jon Kleinberg developed an algorithm that determines the analysis of the social graph spouses and people who are in a romantic relationship . As a metric for predicting the nature of the relationship is not the algorithm uses the number of common friends and the activity of interaction, and the so-called dispersion graph. It reflects the degree of the various social networks of partners, the relationship between two people is a high variance if their friends are poorly connected to each other . This definition is not the same as Variance of a graph.

NASA Visualization Explorer New Opportunities for iPad

The NASA Visualization Explorer is now delivering new opportunities to explore NASA’s research of the sun, planetary bodies, Earth and the universe to your iPad. Since July 2011, the Visualization Explorer iPad app, NASA Viz for short, has delivered two stories each week with a strong focus on Earth science. That two story per week schedule will continue, but now with stories that cover the breadth of the agency’s science mission and continue to highlight NASA’s artful data visualization. NASA’s Science Mission Directorate is organized into four disciplines: Heliophysics, Planetary, Astrophysics and Earth science.

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