Barry Frost

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I’ve got a new (or split test) slide-out bottom nav in Facebook. May be start of trend more suited to taller phones like the iPhone Pro/X/8?

Facebook UI

Twitter Sundays, Facebook Wednesdays, and Reddit Fridays: When People Read on the Internet

85% of Facebook video is watched without sound

Metadata markup

How to (more efficiently) include Twitter/Facebook/Open Graph metadata in your pages

Reposted Jeremy Keith’s post on
When I give talks or workshops, I sometimes get a bit ranty. One of the richest seams of rantiness comes from me complaining about how we web designers and developers are responsible for making the web a hostile place. “Stop getting the web wrong!” I…

Jeremy Keith on how Facebook’s Instant Articles is borne out of the crappy experience and poor performance of websites. “The web doesn’t suck. Your websites suck.”

MG Siegler on Facebook’s Instant Articles:

Facebook has put everyone else on notice. Your content better load fast or you’re screwed.

While I’m not overly keen on the prospect of content moving within Facebook’s walled garden, if it means existing news sites have to up their game and improve their dog-slow, bloated, marketing-led, advert-riddled mobile web experiences then we all benefit.

The median Facebook user only has around 100 friends

…not 190, which is the average (via @ignorethecode)


Facebook’s suite of open source tools for code review, bug tracking, source browsing and documentation


London Facebook/mobile/web agency


Social dating using Facebook to “vouch” for your friends


Built The Guardian’s Facebook app

Life inside Facebook: how head of developers organises 500 people

1-2 month projects, 100 simultaneous, 80% focused on growth, 20% on revenue. Product dev make the decisions: reduce friction. Financial/sensitive areas have automated tests to protect.

How About We Disrupt Online Dating

Interesting to hear opinions on online dating from a startup entrepreneur outside the industry, especially deliberately targeting those who wouldn’t be turned off by deep Facebook integration.

Building a Facebook Application (with Heroku and Sinatra)

Article from Heroku’s new Dev Center that uses the new Facebook Graph API

Facebook | More Beautiful Photos

Maximum size of photos increasing soon from 720px to 2048px on the largest edge

Getting Started with Facebook Application Development using ColdFusion/Railo

Exploring the software behind Facebook

A wealth of useful info on all the components used to power FB.


Mobile payments system, as used by Facebook

Quarter of tweens on social networks

“A quarter of UK internet users aged eight to 12 had profiles on Facebook, Bebo or MySpace last year, research has found, although the lowest minimum age set on any of the sites is 13.” “44% of children between 12 and 15 thought downloading shared copies of films and music for free should not be illegal.”


Facebook-style tooltip plugin for jQuery