As part of the expansion agreement Facebook reached with its headquarters city of Menlo Park, Calif., the social network agreed to create a $500,000 foundation. Facebook added $100,000 to that total Tuesday and announced grants of $2,500 to $5,000 to 42 nonprofit organizations in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, Calif.
Mediabistro Webcast Vine webcast on Wednesday, June 19 from 4-5 pm ET. In this one-hour webcast, Gemma Craven (left), EVP, New York group director at Social@Ogilvy will discuss best practices for using the visual social platform and share some of her team's successful vine videos. Register here.
Greg Maurer will join Facebook’s office in Washington, D.C., as director of public policy, and Susan Gonzales, who has been working as a full-time consultant for the social network since August, took on the title of head of community engagement.