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Bridging the Desktop and Mobile Web Divide Through the Social Graph

Location: Ballroom III - VI Level: Novice
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 8 ratings)

Until recently there was a delta between the Web experience and content
available to users based how they accessed the Web, from their desktop
or a mobile device. However, as the Web becomes increasing social and
enables people to easily share and connect with friends and family,
individuals want to keep these connections going even when they are away
from their PC or laptop. In combination with the explosion of innovative
mobile devices and operating systems, the social graph provides a
platform that meets this need and delivers new ways for individuals to
stay connected to their network.

This session will cover Facebook’s approach to the mobile market

  • An overview of Facebook’s diverse mobile offerings
  • How the company has become one of the most desired mobile apps and
    grown its users base 5x over 12 months
  • How carriers and device makers can benefit from this growth and offer
    innovative mobile social experiences through Facebook
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Dave Fetterman


Dave Fetterman is an engineering manager at Facebook, where he leads the
mobile engineering team. Dave was central to the launch of the Facebook
Platform project and has been an influential voice in the developer
community. Prior to joining Facebook in 2006, he worked as a software
engineer on projects in Microsoft’s developer division, including the
.NET Common Language Runtime (CLR). He holds a bachelor’s degree in
applied mathematics and a master’s degree in computer science from
Harvard University.

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Mickey Mellen
04/06/2010 3:34am PDT

This guy was crazily excited, but showed real passion for what he does. At the end, though, he didn’t really tell us anything that we didn’t already know.