Connectivity

  • Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

    … Facebook Live started out as a feature of the Facebook Mentions application for celebrities, public figures and journalists, and the social network rolled out a host of updates for Facebook Live on Mentions. Engineering manager Jesse Chen and product manager Chris Hatfield detailed the following updates to Facebook Live for Mentions…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

    … Former Google Fiber general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. Kurt Wagner and Mark Bergen of Re/code reported that Lo ran Google Fiber for five years, leading its operations in its initial three cities, adding that he will not work on Internet.org Free Basics. Lo announced the move…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Why a Remote Work Policy Is Worth Considering

    … technology company Connectivity. But for the most part, no one at the company works remotely (for more on Connectivity, read the Street Fight article on its burgeoning company culture). “It was an intentional decision,” Booth said. “We found that [the company] is growing so fast, if you’re not around the people on your team every day it can be difficult…

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  • Connectivity Culture Growing Beyond ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’

    … They’ve worked together forever, one of them said. I’m the funny one, and he’s not, the other said. Both immediately started laughing. Their jesting banter and easy, frequent laughter hint of a company culture moving beyond the standard startup “work hard, play hard” dynamic. But Matt Booth, CEO of marketing technology company Connectivity…

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  • The Price of Free Listings

    … like Brandify (formerly Where2GetIt), RioSEO, SIM Partners, Connectivity, MomentFeed, Placeable, Local Market Launch, Local Site Submit, SweetIQ, and UBL, which had previously been selling data aggregator updates. Many of these companies started out by providing related services such as store locator software, but quickly adapted their offerings…

    Andrew Shotland/ Street Fightin Google- 18 readers -
  • Coming Together to Fight Ebola

    … By Naomi Gleit, VP of Product Management and Chris Daniels, VP of Internet.org In times of crisis, people turn to Facebook to learn about what’s happening, share their experiences and offer support. In the past few months, Ebola has directly impacted the populations of multiple countries in West Africa. According to the World Health…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 6 readers -
  • Internet.org Summit Addresses the Content Barrier

    … can play in bringing more Indians online. He also stressed the benefits connectivity can bring to those who are not yet connected. This is part of Internet.org’s broader effort to accelerate connectivity in India by addressing a variety of barriers, including access to network infrastructure, affordability of devices and data plans, awareness…

    Facebook Newsroomin Content Facebook- 3 readers -
  • New Report Details Internet Access Barriers

    … Today, McKinsey & Company released a new report on barriers to internet adoption around the world. Facebook worked with McKinsey on the research as part of our efforts with Internet.org. To connect everyone in the world, we need to solve some big barriers to connectivity. By examining the social, economic and infrastructure challenges…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Would You Rather Give Up Your Work Life or Your Personal Life?

    … to. For emergencies, most social monitoring solutions today allow you to set up alerts and notifications to warn you when a trend in negative feedback starts to bubble up. But the key here is to remember to disconnect. It’s a conscientious decision that we need to make and stick to. It’s okay for us to not be available all of the time. Manage Expectations Managing…

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  • Introducing the Internet.org App

    … By Guy Rosen, Product Management Director Over 85% of the world’s population lives in areas with existing cellular coverage, yet only about 30% of the total population accesses the internet. Affordability and awareness are significant barriers to internet adoption for many and today we are introducing the Internet.org app to make the internet…

    Facebook Newsroom- 22 readers -
  • Openings and New Hires at Dex Media, Connectivity, GoDaddy, and Hearst

    … – Connectivity Alex Vaccaro came to Connectivity as their director of marketing six months ago from Trada where she ran marketing and the lead gen sales team. Before that she worked for SlimGenics, a local multi-location weight loss business. She was recently charged with running interim marketing and sales at Connectivity while they are searching…

    Kelly Benish/ Street Fight- 8 readers -
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