The Facebook Data Science Team conducted a detailed analysis of candidates for governor, the House of Representatives and the Senate in next month’s midterm elections, examining some 150,000 posts that have generated around 20 million likes, comments and shares.
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.
In slugging it out for voters (already), Mitt Romney and his party are pummeling President Barack Obama over the just-released employment report, which shows a mere trickle of growth.
The Republican presidential contenders will focus on the economy tonight during the CNBC presidential debate, and the audience can ask questions of the candidates, review their opening statements and vote for their favorite nominee on Facebook before the event even gets underway.
Facebook’s value fell for the third time in a row, to $75 billion. An auction closed on SharesPost yesterday at $30 per share.
Members of the Occupy Movement believe that Facebook is deliberately censoring their posts, in what seems like an online parallel to the arrests of protesters in cities across the country.
Tomorrow at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Facebook will livestream the announcement of a new resource for finding jobs.
While U.S. lawmakers debate how to stimulate employment, Facebook developers have already created 182,000 jobs this year, adding almost $12.2 billion in wages and benefits to the economy.
We’re seeing posts about the U.S. economy going up on Facebook about once every other second.
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner is trying to answer the question on the minds of many Americans about where the jobs are, with a new Facebook application launched this week.