Anonymous Facebook employee: All user interactions logged, employees can access anything, privileges commonly misused

“If you look in your type-ahead search, and you press “A,” or just one letter, a list of your best friends shows up. It’s no longer organized alphabetically, but by the person you interact with most, your “best friends,” or at least those whom we have concluded you are best friends with.”

They’re also redoing the site in a compiled version of PHP to reduce web frontend CPU load by 80%.

[via:Gina Trapani]