Facebook on alert
It is very likely that people working for social networking giant, Facebook is starting to feel concern about the rapid growth that is seen as its direct competitor, Google +. Although it was launched just over a month, Google’s social network now has a total of 25 million profiles and, in relation to this rapidly growth, group of engineers from Facebook for now remains “alert” doing their jobs intensive.
According to Business Insider making appointment to a response that was published on the web Quora by a Facebook Developer, the Group of engineers is in a State of alert, because it now has its main competition in a State of growth. In fact, the developer defines this State as a “lockdown”, which literally means ‘blockade’, an expression that refers to a State that was imposed by the same company of more work and performance.
On the question that arises in the website of Quora, the user ensures that from Facebook “have canceled all events scheduled for summer in response to Google +”. On the other hand, Facebook engineer has answered the question confirming that there is that kind of alert in the company and not be murder of no secret.
Apparently, according to this source, the reason for the intensive work of Facebook, is due to a series of deployments that are being developed to be incorporated next year. In August 2010, Facebook also had to live like a state of alert as the team of engineers was working intensively on Facebook Places and in improving services and other groups.