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Lars Rasmussen has quit Facebook after nearly five years as director of engineering at the free content ad network. He defected from Google to the Mark Zuckerberg-run company in 2010 in the immediate aftermath of the failure of his wonky Wave project, which he described at the time as being a "little stressful" to try to get …

  1. h3

    Google Wave

    It was an interesting thing (Totally unlike what Google seems to do at the moment).

    1. Afernie

      Re: Google Wave

      Still alive, after a fashion:

      https://incubator.apache.org/wave/about.html

  2. K Silver badge
    Trollface

    "and now that Facebook at Work is off the ground"...

    By the forklift, into the trash!

  3. Paul

    "free content ad network"

    don't you mean

    "content-free ad network"

    ?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Five years: typical amount of time needed to vest an initial deferred share bonus.

    Five years: typical amount of time before moving on to pastures new.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Meh

    Ad giant Google, he had claimed, lacked the patience apparently needed for Wave to grow,

    So not the lack of direction, a solution trying to find a problem and a total lack of interest from most of the world then?

  6. Bob Dole (tm)

    Given the number of businesses that block facebook, I'd say FB @ Work is likely to be binned within 24 months.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    >He added: "But over the past year my fiancé, Elomida, has built what I think is a new and exciting way >to compose and experience music. And trying to turn that into a successful startup together will be >way too much fun to postpone any longer."

    Go man!

  8. PeterGriffin

    Yammer.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      yes, because that's such a huge success

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