How does the Social Jobs Partnership application Facebook launched with several partners last November stack up when compared with LinkedIn? One of the social network’s partners in the initiative, Work4Labs, compared the two in the infographic below.
What’s the biggest resolution everyone makes on Jan. 1? Lose weight and be healthier. There are several Facebook applications that can help with this goal and other popular New Year’s resolutions, such as traveling, finding a new job, and reading more.
Facebook announced the launch Wednesday of a jobs board application from the Social Jobs Partnership, a collaboration between the social network, the Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the DirectEmployers Association, and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies.
Although LinkedIn is still king when it comes to finding jobs through social networking, Facebook might make some waves soon with a job search feature. A Dow Jones Newswires reporter recently heard that Facebook is planning to launch its own job board, aggregating listings from third-party providers.
There’s that elusive Facebook effect, ramping things up again. This time, it’s the economy. It’s unwittingly urging new startups to sprout, just by existing, and by being very well liked by the masses. Geez, we may soon be calling ourselves the innovation nation.
What’s good for the Apple is good for the Android, as Facebook announced that it extended its single-sign-on and deep-linking options to Android devices, following its move in February to do the same for iOS devices like the iPad and iPhone.
The biggest professional networking application on Facebook, BranchOut, has more than doubled its Facebook userbase over just two months, now surpassing 25 million users. At least three new people sign up every second, on average — now that’s branching out.
Facebook professional network BranchOut has been, well, branching out, adding two new users per second to top six million monthly average users (10 million registered) and announcing some new features that will be rolled out this week.
Facebook’s revamped mobile application platform sends more than 60 million visitors to applications and games per month.