Adam D'Angelo, who is 23 and one of the company's early employees, is reportedly on his way out.
The Web and mobile information hub is padding its bank account with new millions from Tiger Global in the hopes that it can remain an independent company.
It's part of the natural evolution of a fast-growing company for some early execs to jump ship when they no longer recognize the start-up they helped build. That might've been why longtime Facebook CTO Adam D'Angelo has departed.
The social-networking giant says it's going to focus on other things, but that doesn't mean it's giving up on search all together.
The crowd-sourced ask-a-question, get-an-answer site announces a new bookmarking product called Boards.
The free question-and-answer app lets users ask questions and add and read answers, as the Quora Web site does. But it also uses location features to allow for targeted questions and answers relevant to the locales a user is near.
Social search venture co-founded by two Facebook engineers lets registered users ask or answer questions to tap into the information that people already have in their heads.
The No. 4 search engine aims to combine its question-and-answer model with the insights of its user community.
Funding news from two photo-sharing start-ups on the same day prompts analysis of which has the most ex-Facebookers and ex-Googlers on its investor roster. Maybe at this point the focus should be on the products.
Mike Schroepfer, who led the development of the Firefox browser as Mozilla's vice president of engineering, will be one of four directors of engineering at Facebook.