Facebook’s hacking culture is ultra neat. Its Hackathons are responsible for some of the most used features on the platform. The video offers a brief look into the experience. This Fast Company article reports that Facebook, on the success of the 24-hour Hackathons, has started month-long Hack-a-months.
This is a good quote from engineering manager David Ferguson: “You build things on top of social, you don’t try to build social into products.”