Charlie Deets

@charliedeets / Product Designer at Facebook / charliedeets.com


My First App

Thanks To 3 Years of Reading Stuff on the Internet


This weekend, I started building my first iOS app. This was a monumental moment for me because the…


Medium iOS Composition Update


I am excited about publishing to Medium from a mobile device. It seems really logical to support mobile composition for lightweight medium-length writing.

An interesting thing is that if I wrote a more formal long form post, I would undoubtedly share it to Facebook or Twitter for the audience. For a post like this, I will rely on my Medium…


This is a crazy move by Medium. I get LiveJournal vibes which isn’t a bad thing. I imagine the biggest concern will be if people’s more crafted, longer form content is less visible. That could disturb the ecosystem. That being said, I’ll probably delete this post in a few days, because I don’t want it to represent me.


QAV250

Building a FPV racing mini-quad


My interest in multicopters started last year. I read forums for months, learning everything I could. I wanted an autonomous…


Designing for Privacy on Facebook


Last year when I came to Facebook as a Product Designer I was given a choice of which team to join. I had some great options to choose from, so it was not…


3D Robotics X8 Multicopter

Learning, maintaining, and operating a drone


Over the past six months, I’ve gotten to know my 3D Robotics X8 multicopter very well. I…


My First App

Thanks To 3 Years of Reading Stuff on the Internet


This weekend, I started building my first iOS app. This was a monumental moment for me because the…