Facebook roundup: business cards, hackathon, headquarters

Facebook partners with Moo.com – Business card company Moo.com is offering Facebook users custom cards inspired by Timeline. In a unique partnership, Facebook has added a button to users’ info sections that leads to Moo.com, where people can design business cards using their cover photo and profile information. The companies are giving away the first 200,000 boxes of cards free.

Facebook announces 2012 Hacker Cup – Facebook made a blog post this week announcing the first Hacker Cup, opening up its famous hackathons to engineers around the world. Contestants will compete in five rounds based on accuracy and speed in solving algorithmic problems. The company will give away cash prizes up to $5,000.

East Palo Alto to review Facebook’s Menlo Park plans – City officials from East Palo Alto are concerned that expansion plans for Facebook’s new headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., could lead to traffic issues or displace residents. East Palo Alto council will meet in a closed session to discuss options to prevent such an impact.