Moira Burke

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

    … What roles do close contacts on social networks and contacts that users have weaker ties to play during job searching? Facebook research scientist Moira Burke, Tufts University associate professor of economics Laura Gee and Stony Brook University assistant professor of sociology Jason Jones teamed up to answer that question, and they presented…

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  • 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…

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