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PodcastingLearn to develop, create, and launch your own podcast! On October 23, Steve Belaner, the host of the weekly podcast The Gamut, will teach you how to determine the goals of your podcast, perfect your concept, contact and book guests, market your podcast, and get your show up and running in just a few weeks. Register now!

Facebook Executives, Directors Exercise Restricted Stock Units; Execs Sell Shares

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Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, chief product officer Chris Cox, chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, vice president and general counsel Colin Stretch, chief accounting officer Jas Athwal and directors Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles reported in Form 4 filings Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that they exercised restricted stock units and, in the cases of the executives, sold off shares in the company.

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Facebook Changed … And You Won’t Believe What Happened!

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I am usually the first one to point out when Facebook goes off the rails or just does something pointless and stupid. So to be fair to the big enchilada of social media, I have to give it some props for making a move in the right direction and doing its best to get rid of link-baiting. And yes, I know you already know all about the existence of the News Feed algorithm — that isn’t what this is about. It’s a success story and reason to love what Facebook has done (unless you’re one of the sites I’m talking about in this post, that is).

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