Facebook Engineer’s freedom – Reason for Success

22 Jan

Facebook engineers decide what they want to work on and are allowed to make changes across the site without asking for permission.

Facebook employees hanging out.

Skype product Manager Yee Lee talked to a bunch of friends who work at Facebook, and his resulting post on how Facebook ships code makes it sound like the biggest startup in the world. Some of the points in the original post were later corrected on Quora and Reddit, but the overall impression remains the same: Facebook is driven by engineers, not marketers or managers, and they trust each other to do the right thing.

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Posted by on January 22, 2011 in Entertainment


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