Facebook roundup: code, IPO, Super Bowl, WashPo

Facebook to release C++ library – ZDNet reported that Facebook may open source one of its C++ libraries, the code is used heavily on the platform’s back-end systems.

Facebook, Calif. teacher pension fund at odds – Because of Facebook’s corporate governance rules, a large investor — the California State Teachers’ Retirement System — is worried it may not have a say in how the company is being run even when it goes public. Facebook has put up a series of defenses against proxy battles and unwanted takeover attempts that concerns CalSTRS.

Doritos takes top spot in Super Bowl Ad Meter – The Doritos “Sling Baby” commercial was declared the winner of the first-ever USA Today Facebook Super Bowl Ad Meter. USA Today and Facebook partnered to create an Open Graph application for users to view and rate Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the game.

Washington Post Social Reader goes mobile – The Washington Post launched native mobile applications for its popular Social Reader app for Facebook this week. The social reader is now available as an app for iPhone, iPod touch, Android and Kindle Fire.

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