GigaOm's Stacey Higginbotham had a discussion with Facebook's Frank Frankovsky.
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Like Netflix, Facebook is boosting its edge network
Updated: Facebook is building out its own
content delivery networkedge network to help speed up the delivery of its photos according to Frank Frankovsky, a VP at the social networking company. Frankovsky outed his plans onstage at the GigaOM Structure 2012 event in San Francisco as part of a conversation about how the network plans to continue scaling out its infrastructure. His announcement comes just a few weeks after Netflix announced it was building its own CDN.