All your events on Facebook can now be viewed on a calendar. Originally created during one of Facebook’s company hackathons, the new feature gives you the option to see upcoming events — as well as things like friends’ birthdays — on a calendar rather than in Facebook’s traditional list format. “A couple of us felt there should be a better way for people to see their friends’ birthdays a few days in advance and make plans for the weekend. So we built it,” Bob Baldwin, the Facebook software engineer behind the project said in a blog post on the site. “Before a recent hackathon, a few of us created a Facebook group called ‘Social Calendar Dreamers’ to spark discussion around making Events more visual,” wrote Baldwin. Read the full story at Mashable.
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