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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 Promises Revamped Research Policies

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Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer issued the social network’s strongest response to date to the controversy over a 2012 study in which the News Feeds of 689,003 randomly selected Facebook users were manipulated in terms of positive or negative stories to gauge their emotional effects, promising in a Newsroom post that changes would be made to the way Facebook conducts research, including clearer guidelines, review teams, training, and a portal for all of the company’s research.

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