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Overview of web technologies used by Facebook.com.
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29 March 1997
Number 3 of all websites according to Alexa
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PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
HTML5 is the fifth revision of the HTML standard.
UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode, which is backwards compatible with ASCII.
PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is a lossless compression image format, suitable to store graphics with uniformly colored areas, and originally introduced as a free, open-source successor of GIF.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.
External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.
Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
The Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) provides amongst others a vastly larger address space than the preceding version 4. We consider a website to support IPv6 if a 128-bit address is assigned to it, regardless of the content delivered at that address.
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.
The websites redirects visitors to its www subdomain, e.g. from example.com to www.example.com.
The websites redirects visitors to use SSL encryption, e.g. from http://example.com/ to https://example.com/.
The Open Graph protocol, originally developed by Facebook, is an RDFa-based format that enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph.
DigiCert is an SSL certificate authority. This includes Verizon, whose Enterprise SSL Business has been acquired by DigiCert.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
SoftLayer Technologies is a dedicated server, managed hosting and cloud computing provider owned by IBM.
Webzilla is a web hosting provider owned by XBT Holding.
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