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    1. How to Use Facebook to Land a Job

      U.S.News & World Report via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 08:17 AM

      Last week, Facebook hit 1 billion users in a single day. It isn't just the volume of users that makes Facebook an attractive source of hiring and research -- it's also the fact that 70 percent of Facebook users engage daily, versus only 13 percent of LinkedIn users, according to a 2015 Pew Research study. While many job seekers consider LinkedIn to be the professional network and place to be, it...

    2. Facebook post costs newly hired Neb stadium announcer job

      The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsSep 01 04:08 PM

      A months-old Facebook post has cost the Nebraska football stadium announcer his job one day after his hiring was announced. Jon Schuetz said Tuesday that a university official told him he was let go because of a Facebook post critical of the firing of football coach Bo Pelini last November. Schuetz said he has deleted the post and declined to comment on what it said.

    3. Facebook Adds Tool to Detect Unauthorized Posts of Video

      The Wall Street Journal via Yahoo! NewsAug 30 03:28 PM

      Facebook Inc., under fire from top Web-video creators who say it fails to prevent their videos from being posted without permission, is trying to make it easier for them to protect their content, particularly when videos go viral. The social-networking giant, which is locked in a battle with Google Inc.’s YouTube unit for Web-video supremacy, is introducing a video-matching-technology product ...

    4. Internet.org: Another Facebook Long-term Project

      Market Realist via Yahoo! FinanceSep 01 08:06 AM

      One of Facebook's long-term projects is Internet.org, through which Facebook offers various countries a free app so users can access certain websites and apps without data charges.

    5. Have you ever uploaded an image to Facebook and noticed that it doesn’t look as good on your timeline as it does on your hard drive? There’s a reason for that: Facebook saves space on its servers by compressing the photos you upload, which will affect a picture’s overall quality. This is a particularly bad problem for photos you’ve downloaded from elsewhere on the web that have likely already ...

    6. Facebook Is Heading for a Deep Pullback

      TheStreet.comSep 01 07:24 AM

      NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- At Friday's high,  Facebook  had rallied more than 25% from its weekly low reached during last Monday's collapse. Considering the extreme damage the stock suffered just prior to last Monday's rebound, positive volume has been unimpressive. Now that Facebook has filled the ugly Aug. 21 breakdown gap, this lack of bullish interest indicates that a pullback -- and possibly a...

    7. Haskell is a 25-year-old programming language that isn't all that popular. But Facebook uses it, and that's a sign of things to come. The post Facebook’s New Spam-Killer Hints at the Future of Coding appeared first on WIRED .

    8. Mobile: A Crucial Driving Force for Facebook’s Growth

      Market Realist via Yahoo! FinanceAug 31 06:06 AM

      In 2Q15, Facebook’s (FB) mobile advertising revenue was 76% of Facebook’s advertising revenue. This was a year-over-year increase of 62% compared to 2Q14.

    9. Video Drives Facebook’s Advertising Revenue in 2Q15

      Market Realist via Yahoo! FinanceAug 31 08:06 AM

      In Facebook's 2Q15 earnings call, COO Sheryl Sandberg highlighted the increase in demand for Facebook’s video advertising products and credited video ads for its strong revenue growth.

    10. Instagram Ads Exceed Facebook in Click-Through Rate

      Market Realist via Yahoo! FinanceSep 01 07:06 AM

      Instagram reported its click-through rate of 1.50% for the month of August to date. This is almost double Facebook's rate. Instagram clearly has the potential to churn out big money for Facebook.

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