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Facts tagged with Facebook

A new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com found that 35 percent of employers decided not to offer a job to a candidate based on the content uncovered on a social networking site

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

According to a new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com, 45 percent of employers questioned are using social networks to screen job candidates—

—more than double from a year earlier, when a similar survey found that just 22 percent of supervisors were researching potential hires on social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

According to a new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com, Facebook was the most popular online destination for employers to do their online sleuthing, followed by LinkedIn and MySpace.

In addition, 7 percent followed job candidates on Twitter.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

According to a new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com, 45 percent of employers questioned are using social networks to screen job candidates — more than double from a year earlier, when a similar survey found that just 22 percent of supervisors were researching potential hires on social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

A new study conducted by Harris Interactive for CareerBuilder.com found that 35 percent of employers decided not to offer a job to a candidate based on the content uncovered on a social networking site.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, social networking, facebook, twitter, myspace, linkedin, online job-boards, career services

Jenna Wortham, “More Employers Use Social Networks to Check Out Applicants,” New York Times Bits [blog]. Augsut 20, 2009.

Second Life averages about one million monthly users, a small number compared with other online services like social-networking site Facebook Inc.

Research Area: Other

Tags: economy, social networking, facebook, second life, teleconference, virtual reality

Scott Morrison, “A Second Chance for Second Life; Northrop, IBM Use Virtual World as Setting for Training, Employee Meetings,” Wall Street Journal. August 18, 2009.

According to comScore, Facebook was the world’s fourth most visited Web site in June, with more than 250 million members.

Research Area: Broadband Traffic

Tags: broadband traffic, facebook, comscore

“Is Facebook Gunning for Google?” Reuters. August 16, 2009.

According to comScore, Facebook is on track to bring in more than $500 million in revenue in 2009, most of it from advertising sales.

Research Area: Other

Tags: other, facebook, comscore, web advertising

“Is Facebook Gunning for Google?” Reuters. August 16, 2009.
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