Moira Burke

  • Job Hunting? Both Weak and Strong Social Ties Can Help (Study)

    … stronger ties represent quality. Burke, Gee and Jones described how they defined job search help: How do we know if a friend helped another friend to get a job? We use a rough proxy: whether a person eventually ends up working at the same place as a pre-existing Facebook friend. It’s an overestimate with a lot of noise (people living in the same…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 20 readers -
  • THANKSGIVING: What Are U.S. Facebook Users Thankful for?

    … The Facebook Data Science Team marked Thanksgiving by analyzing anonymized, aggregate data from English-speaking users in the U.S. to determine what they were most thankful for, and friends, family and health topped the list. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 4 readers -
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