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How much research has gone into developing the Facebook ping sound?

Everett Katigbak:

I designed most of the audio currently in the product today. There are a few major components that make up the audio identity. First, is the base chord which is an Fmaj7 chord. For you music nerds out there, yes, these notes actually spell out “FACE”. There are a few reasons I went with this chord

Sound design, a topic I have never thought about. Sure, I know that there are people working at BMW who try to optimize the sound a door makes but this Quora answer by Everett is far more concrete.

30. May 2013