Facebook Engineers Are Coming to New York

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Mark Zuckerberg: not moving to New York. Photo: Bloomberg/2011 Bloomberg

Facebook will open a major new engineering office in New York City, a move the company announced in a high-profile press conference with Mayor Bloomberg and Senator Chuck Schumer this afternoon. It’s an important milestone in the city’s effort to cultivate the burgeoning high-tech sector here, and it will be Facebook’s first engineering outpost on this coast. Is West Coast programmers versus East Coast programmers the new Biggie versus Tupac?

Facebook Engineers Are Coming to New York