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Facebook Going On A Hiring Spree

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    Facebook Is Going On A Hiring Spree (click for full article)

    "Facebook is going to IPO at a valuation close to $100 billion this Spring. Meanwhile, it's advertising revenues are decelerating.
    The company has a lot of work to do! Especially in sales.

    So it's hiring up, big time. Google is too.

    Capstone Investments analyst Rory Maher plowed through data on 2,000 Google and Facebook job listings.
    Here's a summary of the trends he came up with:
     
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    Facebook Delves Deeper Into Search - Businessweek (click for full article)

    "On Feb. 1, a few hours after Facebook declared its intention to raise $5 billion in what will likely be the largest initial public offering in tech history, Mark Zuckerberg gave close followers of his company a potential clue to its future.

    On his Facebook profile, he uploaded a photograph of his desk and a large sign that read in big red letters, "Stay focused & keep shipping." Yet it was the adjacent MacBook laptop in the image that drew the most attention.

    Visible on the computer's screen was a blurry image of a Facebook page and, at the top, what seemed to be an unusually elongated white box. Web pundits speculated the image showed a prototype of a new Facebook search engine."
     

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