“Congratulations. Where’s the like button?” With those words, Menlo Park Mayor Peter Ohtaki highlighted the City Council’s 4-0 vote to approve Facebook’s West Campus expansion, located across the Bayfront Expressway from the social network’s current headquarters.
Facebook will set up a temporary office in Vancouver, British Columbia, where it will conduct “boot camps” to train recent software engineering graduates for full-time positions with the social network, according to a report in The Vancouver Sun.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is No. 1 — at least according to Glassdoor, as the social jobs and career community released its list of the 50 highest-rated CEOs, as voted on by employees, and the leader of the social network led the pack.
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg compared the social network’s revamped News Feed to a personalized newspaper when it was introduced Thursday at a press event at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. But how does the new News Feed impact actual journalists?
Facebook offered some tips for how brands on the social network can best take advantage of its new News Feed, which it introduced earlier Thursday at a press event at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
What changes to its news feed will Facebook unveil at its press event Thursday at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.? According to a Facebook employee, a social advertising industry source, and developers who spoke with TechCrunch, the big announcement involves new ways for users to filter their news feeds.
The relationship between Facebook and Google continues to improve, as the two Web titans recently collaborated to solve an issue with Google’s Android Gingerbread operating system that was preventing the social network from updating its applications for the platform.
It turns out that our colleague Brittany Darwell of sister blog Inside Facebook was spot-on last month when she predicted that the next component of Facebook to be overhauled would be its news feed, as the social network emailed invites to the press for an event at its headquarters in Menlo Park. Calif., saying, “Come see a new look for news feed.”
Part of Facebook’s proposal to expand its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., involved an agreement by the company to either build 15 low-cost homes or contribute $4.5 million toward affordable housing. But the social network is having trouble finding land in order to comply with that part of the deal.
The Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously approved Facebook’s proposed West Campus expansion, located across the Bayfront Expressway from the social network’s current headquarters, and now the next step is a return trip to the Menlo Park City Council in March.