Facebook appears to be strengthening its interest towards blockchain technology and possibly its own cryptocurrency as the world’s largest social media platform just appointed its very first Director of Engineering, Blockchain.
The social media giant named Evan Cheng as its first Director of Engineering, Blockchain, TechCrunch reported. Cheng has been part of Facebook since 2015, according to his personal LinkedIn profile. A closer look at his background reveals his long-term experience in the field of computer engineering. Interestingly enough, before getting to his new position, he served as the Director of Engineering, Programming Languages & Runtimes at the company.