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No faces on Facebook?

You’ve read about the Ma.gnolia failure and this month’s Journalspace incident. Here is yet another tale of storage failure and the subsequent downtime for users. This time it was Facebook that faced simultaneous drive failures, affecting 10 to 15 percent of uploaded photos. … Continue reading

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Facebook + Surveillance Footage = Solved

Arstechnica has a story about New Zealand police using Facebook to catch a criminal. They posted the footage on their facebook page, and in a few hours they knew the identity of the perp.  How’s that for creative crime solving? … Continue reading

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