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Facebook Builds $800M Data Center in Tennessee

PLANS FOR 100% GREEN ENERGY Facebook has announced the commencement of construction for its seventeenth data center facility, sited in Gallatin, a city in Tennessee. The company plans to invest about $800 million in the development of the new data…

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Facebook to Build $800M Data Center in Illinois

A 907,000SF DATA CENTER FACILITY Facebook has just announced it plans to build a new $800 million data center in DeKalb, Illinois, which will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. The 907,000 square foot data center facility is expected…

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Facebook Halts Irish Construction for Covid-19

SUSPENDS DATA CENTER EXPANSION Facebook has just suspended construction work at its Clonee data center in Co. Meath, Ireland due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country. The social network company is said to have made this decision with…

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Facebook Fifth Data Center in Altoona Now Approved

Facebook Fifth DC in Altoona The Social media giant Facebook, has gained the approval of Altoona City Council for the development its fifth data center facility in Altoona, Iowa. The new $400 million facility is designed to be H-shaped and…

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Maximum Fine Issued to Facebook by UK’S ICO Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

£500k Fine for Facebook / 15 mins of Profit The social media giant – Facebook, just got fined by UK’s government via the Information Commissioner (ICO); Elizabeth Denham, who issued the 27-paged “Monetary Penalty Notice” on 24 October over the…

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Solar Farms to Power Facebook Data Centers

Facebook to be Powered by Solar Energy Facebook announced on their newsroom blog that they are committing to lower emissions and to be 100% powered by renewable energy.  “Today (August 28, 2018), we are committing to reducing our greenhouse gas…

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