Facebook encourages its employees to collaborate and come up with ideas for how to improve the site; users and agencies are not always happy with the resulting changes.

Speaking at Facebook Studio Live today (15 September), an event taking place in East London to promote the marketing capabilities of Facebook, Andrew Bosworth, director of product engineering at Facebook, said the social network’s mantra was “move fast and break things”.

Bosworth, who created Facebook’s News Feed function, revealed that the social network’s new engineers undertake a six-week boot camp, where the company attempts to “shake off all the behaviour and processes they have picked up from other companies”.

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