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Posts Tagged ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

How The Wall Street Journal Is Using Facebook to Cover Facebook

In March, around the time Facebook launched its Timeline format, Poynter published a piece declaring “Facebook Timeline not yet a friend to news organizations.” The post’s author, Jeff Sonderman, wrote “the flashy visual template adds too little style while removing too much substance.”

The social media team at The Wall Street Journal might beg to disagree. In an innovative piece of social journalism, WSJ reporters and editors are using Facebook’s Timeline tool to cover Facebook’s initial public offering.

The news org has created a new Facebook page, www.facebook.com/GoesPublic, using Timeline to not only chronicle its IPO roadshow but to also tell the history of Facebook.

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PinView: If Facebook and Pinterest Had A Baby, It Would Look Like This

Have you ever wished Facebook looked a bit more like Pinterest? Now it can thanks to a new Facebook app called PinView.

To use PinView, you simply have to log into Facebook and  authorize the app, which just launched today and is still in beta. Once it’s turned on, so to speak, PinView turns your wall, newsfeed, photos and videos all into something that resembles a Pinterest board. Everything is divided into rectangles and definitely makes Facebook an even more visual platform than it already is.

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Remembering Steve Jobs: Moving Tributes Pour In

Steve Jobs, the visionary behind Apple whose products have touched millions, has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 56. The impact of his death was felt immediately, with tributes coming in from everyone from President Obama to Mark Zuckerberg to Bill GatesRead more

Become Your Own Media Boss

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CYNTHIA DAGENAIS

There is a little part in all of us that wishes we could become the next big media entrepreneur, complete with daily mentions of our website and a movie made about how everyone wants a piece of our fortune (ahem, Mark Zuckerberg).

Well,  stop pretending and get started on that business plan this summer in mediabistro.com’s Entrepreneurial Journalism Boot Camp! This online conference and workshop can give you the push you need to reach your start-up goals, right from the comfort of your Adirondack chair at your beach house. Here’s what you’ll learn:

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