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VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Data Track - Posted 1 day, 4 hours ago
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and engineering manager Sambavi Muthukrishnan shared ... [Lost Remote]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Web Track - Posted October 7, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and software engineer Tom Occhino shared ... [Lost Remote]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Web Track - Posted October 7, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and software engineer Tom Occhino shared ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Mobile Track - Posted October 2, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and engineering director ... [Lost Remote]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Mobile Track - Posted October 2, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and engineering director ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Buy 357-Acre Property in Kaua'i, Hawaii - Posted September 30, 2014
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, ... [AllFacebook]

JUST MARRIED: Facebook Data Science Team Examines 2014 Honeymoon Check-Ins - Posted September 25, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team enjoyed a ... [AllFacebook]

Neighbors Unhappy with Ongoing Construction on S.F. Home of Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan - Posted September 22, 2014
Residents of the Dolores Heights neighborhood in San Francisco may not be lining up to send ... [AllFacebook]

Little Resolved in Facebook Meeting with LGBT Activists Over Real-Name Policy - Posted September 18, 2014
Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Little Resolved in Facebook Meeting with LGBT Activists Over Real-Name Policy - Posted September 18, 2014
Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook to Address Real-Name Policy's Effects on Drag Queens, LGBT Community - Posted September 17, 2014
Facebook's enforcement of its real-name policy has put it at odds with a ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Open-Sources mcrouter Memcached Protocol Router - Posted September 15, 2014
Facebook announced at its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Monday that it is ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Open-Sources mcrouter Memcached Protocol Router - Posted September 15, 2014
Facebook announced at its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Monday that it is ... [AllFacebook]

Parse Open-Sources Code for F8 Apps - Posted August 28, 2014
When Facebook held its F8 global developer conference in San Francisco April 30, its cloud-... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reveals Agenda for @Scale 2014 - Posted August 25, 2014
Facebook released the agenda for its @Scale 2014 conferenc... [AllFacebook]

Analytics Now Available for App Links - Posted August 21, 2014
Facebook announced a flurry of news related to its App Links open, cross-platfor... [AllFacebook]

Facebook App Links: 1B Created Thus Far, Now Available For Mobile App Ads - Posted July 1, 2014
Facebook introduced App Links, an open, cross-platform solution for application-to-app linking, at its ... [AllFacebook]

Three New FbStart Partners: Braintree, Appmethod, Get Satisfaction - Posted July 1, 2014
Facebook announced the addition of three new partners for its FbStart program for mobile application st... [AllFacebook]

9.9M Lines Of Code On The Wall ... Open-Source Update From Facebook - Posted June 27, 2014
What has 9.9 million lines of code and is free for use by ... [AllFacebook]

WORLD CUP: Everything You Wanted To Know About Facebook Check-Ins From Brazil - Posted June 25, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team turned its attention to ... [AllFacebook]

Pinterest Pins Fully Occupied San Francisco Building - Posted June 20, 2014
The current Bay Area tech-company office boom appears set to squeeze yet another swath of San Francisco citizens. Per a report in the Chronicle, Pinterest - which moved into the city in 2012 - ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pinterest Pins Fully Occupied San Francisco Building - Posted June 20, 2014
The current Bay Area tech-company office boom appears set to squeeze yet another swath of San Francisco citizens. Per a report in the Chronicle, Pinterest - which moved into the city in 2012 - ... [FishbowlNY]

REPORT: Facebook To Host Academics-Only Sociology Conference - Posted June 9, 2014
Is the world's largest social network dipping its toes into sociology? ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Urges Ninth U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals To Uphold Sponsored Stories Settlement - Posted June 3, 2014
Facebook urged the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Ap... [AllFacebook]

ANNUAL MEETING: Facebook's Community Initiatives - Posted May 23, 2014
Facebook described its efforts to help improve the San Francisco Bay area and Silicon Valley in response to a question at its ... [Lost Remote]

Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

App Links: Facebook's Proposal For Routing Traffic Between Apps Explained - Posted May 16, 2014
Two weeks ago, Facebook announced App Links, a propos... [AllFacebook]

FbStart Registration Now Open To All Developers - Posted May 14, 2014
When Facebook announced its FbStart program to provide developers of mobile applications with up to $30,000... [AllFacebook]

MOTHER'S DAY: A Mother Lode Of Stats From The Facebook Data Science Team - Posted May 9, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team did not mark the fact that ... [AllFacebook]

Federal Wiretap Charges Vs. Facebook, Zynga Dismissed, But Facebook Still Faces Breach-Of-Contract Claims - Posted May 8, 2014
It was a mixed bag for Facebook at the ... [AllFacebook]

F8: Ecwid Adds Autofill With Facebook; JackThreads Tests New Feature - Posted May 1, 2014
Facebook made some announcements about its Autofill with Facebook mo... [Lost Remote]

F8: Ecwid Adds Autofill With Facebook; JackThreads Tests New Feature - Posted May 1, 2014
Facebook made some announcements about its Autofill with Facebook mo... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook Testing Mobile Install Notifications - Posted May 1, 2014
Developers looking for a way to more closely tie their applications together with their websites will soon have a solution, compliments of Facebook, which announced at its ... [AllFacebook]

F8: No Internet Connection? Parse Local Datastore Has Your Apps Covered - Posted May 1, 2014
Applications that work offline? Why not? Parse announced the launch of Parse Local Datastore -- a new feature in its software... [AllFacebook]

F8: Parse Slashes Pricing - Posted May 1, 2014
Lower prices are never a bad thing, and Parse announced just that during Face... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook Like Button Coming To Apps - Posted May 1, 2014
Developers will soon be able to add ... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook Launches Four New Media APIs - Posted May 1, 2014
Facebook's F8 global developer conference in San Fran... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook's FbStart Initiative Will Give Selected Developers A $30K Kick-Start - Posted May 1, 2014
Developing successful applications is likely a whole lot easier with $30,000 in free tools and services to start off with, and that's exactly what selected developers will get out of ... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook App Links Offers A Way Around Mobile Browsers, Direct Path To Deep Links Within Apps - Posted May 1, 2014
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, and in the case of deep links within applications, App Links, an open, cross-platform solution for app-to-app linking ... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook Audience Network Officially Introduced - Posted May 1, 2014
Facebook's long-rumored mobile ad network is now a realit... [AllFacebook]

F8: Facebook Gives Control Back To Users With Anonymous Login, Revamped Facebook Login - Posted April 30, 2014
Most mobile applications include social logins, and ... [AllFacebook]

F8: Mark Zuckerberg Stresses Platform Stability, Users' Control Of Data, Gap Between Mobile Platforms - Posted April 30, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the so... [AllFacebook]

Madame Tussauds Immortalizes Mark Zuckerberg In Wax For New San Francisco Museum - Posted April 28, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been immortalized in wax. A life-sized wax figure of Zuckerberg wearing ... [AllFacebook]

1Q EARNINGS: Sheryl Sandberg Mum On Reports Of Facebook Mobile Ad Network - Posted April 24, 2014
Despite recent reports that Facebook will announce its mobile ad network at its ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Updates F8 Schedule - Posted April 2, 2014
Facebook offered more details on the ... [AllFacebook]

Spredfast, Mass Relevance Join Forces - Posted April 2, 2014
Social relationship platform provider Spredfast and social experience creator ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Photo Tagging | Klout Acquisition - Posted March 27, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

DataPoint: Will FunPlus' Family Farm Find FarmVille-Size Success? - Posted March 21, 2014
This week brought news that social gaming company DianDian Interactive, otherwise known as FunPlus, raised $74 million in a series-B round. ... [AllFacebook]

GDC: 375M Per Month Play Facebook-Connected Games; 735M Daily Referrals To Games - Posted March 19, 2014
Facebook announced at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco that an average of 375 million people play Faceboo... [AllFacebook]

F8 Registration Opens - Posted March 12, 2014
Registration is now open for Facebook's F8 global developer conference, which will be held at the ... [AllFacebook]

After Nearly Three-Year Hiatus, F8 Returns April 30 - Posted March 10, 2014
The last time Facebook held its F8 global developer conference, in ... [AllFacebook]

San Francisco Thinks Bottled Water Should Tap Out - Posted March 6, 2014
We feel you, bro. Whoever came up with an idea to sell water, bottle it and charge as much as $5 for it is nothing short of an evil genius, like Wile E. Coyote, only this cat dines on roadrunner stew nightly. The bottled water industry is now a $60 billion industry... [PRNewser]

Valentine's Day Facts And Figures From Facebook - Posted February 13, 2014
Detroit has the highest percentage of single people among U.S. cities, while single people are most likely to find relationships in ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Rated No. 1 By Interns - Posted February 13, 2014
Interns rated Facebook as the best company to intern with, according to the latest report from social jobs and career community ... [AllFacebook]

Sheryl Sandberg, David Ebersman: No Ads In Facebook Paper In Near Future, No Large Increase In Mobile News Feed Ads - Posted February 12, 2014
Facebook Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

Inaugural Bitcoin Fair in San Francisco Sees High Turnout - Posted February 10, 2014
(CoinDesk) Hundreds of curious people recently descended upon San Francisco's Japantown to have a relaxing few hours learning about cryptocurrencies and their potential at the first ever Bitcoin Fair. The inaugural event was held at the Japan Center eatery, Ramen Underground, last Thursday night. The restaurant has been... [Bitcoins Insider]

Sheryl Sandberg, David Ebersman Will Be At Goldman Sachs Technology And Internet Conference - Posted February 5, 2014
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Chief Finan... [AllFacebook]

Modern Luxury Names Paul Reulbach Publisher of San Francisco - Posted January 20, 2014
Modern Luxury has named Paul Reulbach publisher of San Francisco magazine. Reulbach most recently served as publisher of Boston magazine. He had served as publisher since 2009. "Paul's background leading... [GalleyCat]

Modern Luxury Names Paul Reulbach Publisher of San Francisco - Posted January 20, 2014
Modern Luxury has named Paul Reulbach publisher of San Francisco magazine. Reulbach most recently served as publisher of Boston magazine. He had served as publisher since 2009. "Paul's background leading... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Modern Luxury Names Paul Reulbach Publisher of San Francisco - Posted January 20, 2014
Modern Luxury has named Paul Reulbach publisher of San Francisco magazine. Reulbach most recently served as publisher of Boston magazine. He had served as publisher since 2009. "Paul's background leading... [FishbowlNY]

STUDY: Teens Leaving Facebook, Being Replaced By More Users 55 And Older - Posted January 15, 2014
Are Facebook users getting older on average? Very much so, according to a ... [AllFacebook]

Google PR Responds 'Ugh' to San Francisco Bus Protests - Posted January 10, 2014
When you are the ubiquitous king of the mountain, you can pretty much to do whatever you want to the minions, serfs and peons trying climb up each side. Watch them, wave at them, ignore them or kick them, it doesn't really matter -- that's free enterprise. That monarch of modern-day commer... [PRNewser]

Facebook Data Science Team Examines Coordinated Migration - Posted December 27, 2013
Aude Hofleitner, Ta Virot Chiraphadhanakul, and Bogdan State of the ... [AllFacebook]

Instagram's 13 Top Moments Of 2013 - Posted December 16, 2013
Instagram revealed its ... [AllFacebook]

What Did Instagram Users #Love In 2013? - Posted December 13, 2013
Love was in the air at Instagram in 2013, as #love was the most-used ... [AllFacebook]

Which People, Events, And Places Topped Facebook's Year In Review For 2013? - Posted December 9, 2013
It's year in review time at Facebook, and ... [AllFacebook]

How Applauze, Threadflip, Cooliris, Swell Radio Benefit From Login With Facebook - Posted December 3, 2013
Facebook Payments Product Manager Debora... [AllFacebook]

How Many Small Business Pages Does Facebook Have? - Posted November 19, 2013
More than 25 million Facebook pages are now classified as small business pages f... [AllFacebook]

How Did Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer Ampush Grow In 2013? - Posted November 19, 2013
The year 2013 was good to Ampush, as the Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

San Francisco's Mayor Suggests Bus Riders Read Paper Books to Deter Electronic Theft - Posted November 11, 2013
In attempt to deter electronic theft, San Francisco's Mayor, Ed Lee, and the city's Police Chief, Greg Suhr, are urging readers to use paper books. The campaign, named Eyes Up, Phones Down, is hoping to reduce the city's prevalent electronic thefts to zero. In a statement, Suhr suggested that paper books... [Inside Mobile Apps]

REPORT: Facebook No. 9 In Annual Average Software Engineer Base Salary - Posted October 18, 2013
Facebook came in at No. 9 on the 201... [AllFacebook]

Bay Area Ballgames: Facebook Examines Fans Of A's, Giants, Raiders, 49ers - Posted October 8, 2013
The San Francisco Bay area is ... [AllFacebook]

RentalRoost Brings Facebook Into Process Of Matching Up Home Seekers, Available Properties - Posted October 7, 2013
A wide range of opinions exists on whether all of the data Facebook has on its users is a good thing, but it could turn out to be a very good thing for Facebook users ... [Lost Remote]

RentalRoost Brings Facebook Into Process Of Matching Up Home Seekers, Available Properties - Posted October 7, 2013
A wide range of opinions exists on whether all of the data Facebook has on its users is a good thing, but it could turn out to be a very good thing for Facebook users ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Discusses Going Public, NSA Controversy, Home, 'Moving Fast' At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 - Posted September 12, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed a variety of topics w... [AllFacebook]

Parse Unveils New Features At Developer Day - Posted September 5, 2013
Facebook-owned cloud-application platform Parse announced several new features at its ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Job: Healthline - Posted August 28, 2013
Healthline Networks is seeking an Informatics Sr. Java Software Engineer in San Francisco, California. This position offers the opportunity to "Work with dynamic Engineering and Medical Informatics Teams to enhance Healthline's... [AllTwitter]

Semantic Web Job: Healthline - Posted August 28, 2013
Healthline Networks is seeking an Informatics Sr. Java Software Engineer in San Francisco, California. This position offers the opportunity to "Work with dynamic Engineering and Medical Informatics Teams to enhance Healthline's... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Dating Site Coffee Meets Bagel Launches IOS App, Going Nationwide Next Week - Posted August 22, 2013
Things are about to get a lot more interesting when the clock strikes noon throughout the U.S., as social dating application and website ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Dating Site Coffee Meets Bagel Launches IOS App, Going Nationwide Next Week - Posted August 22, 2013
Things are about to get a lot more interesting when the clock strikes noon throughout the U.S., as social dating application and website ... [AllFacebook]

How Twitter Is Scamming San Francisco Not-For-Profits With Free Advertising - Posted July 29, 2013
According to the PEW Research Center, fewer than 16% of Americans actually use Twitter, which is why those hashtags in commercials and other television programming are incredibly annoying and stupid. It's not that Twitter is a bad service, but most of us don't care or even use it in... [SocialTimes.com]

VIDEO: Designers Who Worked On Facebook Home Offer Details On The Process Of Creating It - Posted July 22, 2013
When Facebook introduced its Home Android overlay in April, Co-Founder and CEO ... [Lost Remote]

Parse Developer Day Set For Sept. 5 In San Francisco - Posted July 16, 2013
Parse, the cloud application platform ... [AllFacebook]

Asiana Airlines Flight 214: Close Call For Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Who Was Originally Booked On Flight - Posted July 8, 2013
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg's return trip from ... [AllFacebook]

Groupon Launches Discount Reservations at Upscale Venues - Posted July 1, 2013
Groupon today launched Reserve, a platform that allows users to get discounts at upscale restaurants by booking at off-peak times. The feature, which is live in 10 major U.S. metropolitan markets, puts Groupon into indirect competition with OpenTable. The discount re... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Presence At San Francisco Pride Parade Includes Mark Zuckerberg, Brendon Ayanbadejo - Posted July 1, 2013
More than 700 Facebook employees took part in the San Francisco Pride Parade Sunday, including Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and special guest former Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, who has been an outspoken supporter of gay rights. ... [AllFacebook]

Final Gavel For Class-Action Suit Vs. Facebook Over Use Of Users' Images In Sponsored Stories? - Posted June 28, 2013
Could the Fraley et al vs. Facebook class-action ... [AllFacebook]

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Is 'A Much Stronger Company' Compared With One Year Ago - Posted June 20, 2013
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandbe... [AllFacebook]

Would You Trade Your Location Information For Free Wi-Fi From Facebook? - Posted June 18, 2013
Would you trade information on your location in exchange for free ... [AllFacebook]

San Francisco Mayor Applauds Tech Industry as Public Concern About Skyrocketing Rents Grows - Posted June 17, 2013
San Francisco mayor Ed Lee today pointed to the growth of the technology industry as a major success of his administration, even as anger in the city has mounted over skyrocketing rents and urban congestion worsened by the fleet of private buses that ta... [SocialTimes.com]

San Francisco Mayor Applauds Tech Industry as Public Concern About Skyrocketing Rents Grows - Posted June 17, 2013
San Francisco mayor Ed Lee today pointed to the growth of the technology industry as a major success of his administration, even as anger in the city has mounted over skyrocketing rents and urban congestion worsened by the fleet of private buses that ta... [AllFacebook]

How To Navigate Facebook's Redesigned News Feed - Posted June 17, 2013
Earlier this month, hundreds of social media leaders gathered together at the ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEO: How To Gain Fans And Influence By Utilizing Facebook's Data - Posted June 13, 2013
Through Facebook's social plugins, businesses are finding new and innovative ways to attract readers and customers. At the recent ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Jobs: icix - Posted June 6, 2013
icix is looking for a Data Architect in South San Francisco, CA. The post states, "The platform team at Icix is looking for a seasoned Architect with strong skills at developing and managing big data. The Data Architect will be responsible for designing the data... [semanticweb.com]

Secrets To Finding Success On Facebook (Without Spending Big Bucks) - Posted June 5, 2013
Brands on Facebook have found success without paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to do so. By promoting fan-created content, paying attention to engagement, and ... [AllFacebook]

Why Reach Is The Best Facebook Metric To Focus On - Posted June 4, 2013
Emeric Ernoult, co-founder of AgoraPulse, will speak Wednesday at the AllFacebook ... [AllFacebook]

7 Reasons I'm Thrilled About The AllFacebook Marketing Conference - Posted June 4, 2013
Each year, Mediabistro hosts the AllFacebook Marketing Conference, which provides the world a deep look into Facebook innovations and... [AllFacebook]

Video: KnowMED Wins the Semantic Start-Up Competition at SemTech - Posted June 4, 2013
One of the many highlights from yesterday at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco was the exciting conclusion of the Semantic Start-Up Competition. After each of the ten finalist companies presented their pitches to the judge... [semanticweb.com]

AllFacebook Marketing Conference: Facebook's Revamped News Feed, Three Months Later - Posted May 31, 2013
When Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Doug Purdy To Speak At Inside Social Apps Conference In San Francisco - Posted May 30, 2013
Industry leaders will flock to San Francisco next week for the Inside Social Apps conference. Doug Purdy, Facebook's director of platform products, will be on ha... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Hack - Hackathon Update - Posted May 29, 2013
Semantic Hack is three days away. We're looking forward to seeing what emerges from creative minds unearthing the hidden data of the web. If you're interested and have not yet registered fo... [semanticweb.com]

If These Walls Could Tweet: Tom Coates Builds Twitter Feed For His San Francisco Home - Posted May 29, 2013
Having a dynamic relationship with your home has become a realistic possibility, thanks to products like Nest, an intelligent thermostat that automatically adjusts the temperature in your... [AllTwitter]

Uber to Lower Prices in San Francisco for Holiday Weekend - Posted May 24, 2013
In an ongoing effort to recover from early outrage over its prices, Uber will cut fares in home city of San Francisco by 25 percent over the Memorial Day weekend. Alluding to early outcry over its surge pricing model, the company called the discount "proof that sticker sh... [SocialTimes.com]

Go Social This Summer -- One Day Sale! - Posted May 21, 2013
Today only, we're having a one day sale on our summer social media networking events, AllTwitter Marketing Conference and AllFacebook Marketing Conference, June ... [SocialTimes.com]

Top Semantic Start-Up Competition Finalists Announced - Posted May 16, 2013
The finalists of the 2013 "Top Semantic Start-Up Competition" have been announced. This year's finalists represent a broad spectrum of entrepreneurship within the world of semantic technology. The announcement states, "At the 2013 Semantic Technology &... [AllTwitter]

Top Semantic Start-Up Competition Finalists Announced - Posted May 16, 2013
[Editor's Note: This article originally included an incorrect link. The correct link to view the 2013 "Top Semantic Start-Up Competition" is http://semtechbizsf2013.semanticweb.com/sessionPop.cfm?confid=70&proposalid=5265".] ... [semanticweb.com]

Pittsburgh Watches the Most Live Television, Study Finds - Posted May 13, 2013
According to a study of average daily viewing habits among adults 25-54 during the February sweep, Pittsburgh residents watched more live television than any other Nielsen market. St. Louis was tops for time-shifted viewing, ... [TVSpy]

Airbnb Find: Sleep in Someone Else's Car in San Francisco, Just $103 a Night - Posted May 8, 2013
Rents in San Francisco getting you down? Try living in a 1990 Chevy Conversion van for $520 a month. It has no Internet or bathroom, but it has a queen-size bed and it runs! The van is parked at the seediest edge of the Mission District, according to the Airbnb listing. A studio... [SocialTimes.com]

Uber Reportedly Valued at $1 Billion - Posted April 30, 2013
Uber is in the midst of a fundraising round that values the company at $1 billion, according to Reuters' report. The news follows remarks by Bill Gurley, an Uber investo... [SocialTimes.com]

VIDEOS: Facebook Recaps 2013 Game Developers Conference - Posted April 29, 2013
Last month, Facebook announced some major milestones for games and laid out plans for the future for roughly 300 people at the Game Developers Conference in... [AllFacebook]

Session Spotlight: Building Enterprise Semantic Applications - Posted April 19, 2013
This June's SemTechBiz Conference in San Francisco will bring something new to the table: a full-day tutorial on ... [AllTwitter]

Session Spotlight: RDF as a Universal Healthcare Language - Posted April 17, 2013
The upcoming Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco is set to host a thought-provoking panel on RDF as a Universal Healthcare Language. The President's Council of Ad... [AllTwitter]

Session Spotlight: RDF as a Universal Healthcare Language - Posted April 17, 2013
[UPDATED: April 18, 2013, 11:46am] The upcoming Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco is set to host a thought-provoking panel on RDF as a Universal Healthc... [semanticweb.com]

AllFacebook Marketing Conference: Register Before Midnight And Save! - Posted April 11, 2013
There's no better way to learn the tricks of the social media trade than from experts who know the secrets to audience engagement... [AllFacebook]

Social Standings for MLB Teams on Opening Day: Infographic - Posted April 5, 2013
It's Opening Day for Major League Baseball. San Francisco is home to the defending World Series-champion San Francisco Giants. It's also home to Twitter and, in baseball terms, Facebook. But the Giants place a mediocre fourth in the social media fandom, according to this infographic from Silverpop. But maybe that means... [SocialTimes.com]

San Francisco Boosts Open Data Efforts - Posted April 3, 2013
Joshua Sabatini of The San Francisco Examiner reports, "San Francisco has fallen behind in the open-data... [semanticweb.com]

CASE STUDY: Using Facebook To Connect Babysitters With Families - Posted March 29, 2013
An enterprising mom in California had an idea for an application that would be similar to OpenTable or Yelp, but for babysitters. Using Facebook's platform as a vehicle, Lynn Perkins... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Explains Local Currency For Games - Posted March 27, 2013
Now that Facebook Credits have been nixed as the official currency of Facebook games, the company took some time Tuesd... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Strategy: Growth In Desktop, Core, Mid-Core Games - Posted March 26, 2013
Facebook has a sizable share of the games market, but it wants more. Most of the people who pay for games on Facebook are casual gamers, with titles... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Adds Weather Info To Event Pages, Locations - Posted March 21, 2013
Invited to a friend's picnic or barbeque on Facebook, but unsure if you should bring a coat or... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Games Team Releases Schedule For Game Developers Conference 2013 - Posted March 20, 2013
Facebook Director of Games Partnerships Sean Ryan provided details on the Faceb... [AllFacebook]

2 Weeks Left to Apply for SemTechBiz Start-Up Competition - Posted March 18, 2013
There are just two weeks left to apply for the SemTechBiz Start-Up Competition. Entry is free, so hurry and get your submission in! The competition page states, "At the 2013 Semantic Technology &am... [semanticweb.com]

Flash Games Industry Experiences (r)Evolution! - Posted March 14, 2013
With cross-platform development becoming more of a reality due to recent improvements in technology and lowered barriers to entry, old labels such as "Flash game developers" and "mobile game developers" no longer apply. They are simply game developers. In a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Inside Social Apps Early Bird Prices End at Midnight - Posted March 13, 2013
Join us at Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, June 6-7 in San Francisco, for fresh industry insights and an unparalleled opportunity to hone your business strategy and network with hundreds of professionals. Early bird prices e... [SocialTimes.com]

Autodesk Expands San Francisco Offices as 3D Printing Blossoms - Posted March 6, 2013
(San Francisco Chronicle) Autodesk is expanding its San Francisco office footprint 27,000 square feet as the demand for 3D modeling and printing grows. The company will open additional office space on Pier 9, just off the Embarcadero near the new Exploratorium. Autodesk is still headquartered in San R... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Google Unveils Plans for New Campus - Posted February 22, 2013
Google will build a new 1.1 million-square-foot campus in Mountain View, leaving behind some of the iconic buildings of the Web boom -- and some of the pollution from the semiconductor and personal computing origins of Silicon Valley. The company's headquarters is a series of office buildings, mostly on Charleston Road in... [SocialTimes.com]

Uber Delivers Serenades and Roses for Valentine's Day - Posted February 14, 2013
It's Katelyn Bogucki's job to drum up more demand for Uber's limo and cab services in San Francisco. Today was a fun day for Katelyn, who got to ride around in a limo with driver Walid and a band called Uke Hammer delivering serenades to (mostly) unsuspecting women. Uber's Valentine's Day promotion... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Top Valentine's Day Trends On Facebook - Posted February 14, 2013
People on Facebook love to post about Valentine's Day -- whether it's talking about how amazing their significant other is, or lamenting the commercialization of Feb. 14. Facebook released an infographic Thursday through Facebook Stories, showing how people are engaging with the holiday on the social network. ... [AllFacebook]

How the Other Half Lives: Software Developer Salaries [Infographic] - Posted February 13, 2013
[caption id="attachment_118948" align="alignleft" width="300"] Zdenka Darula / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Riviera Partners, a C... [SocialTimes.com]

Webtrends Deepens Facebook Marketing Offerings - Posted January 29, 2013
Webtrends, a digital marketing firm, has been stepping up its Facebook services over the past couple of years, and the results have been evident.... [AllFacebook]

Tagged to Bring Social Discovery to Mobile Apps After a Profitable 2012 - Posted January 29, 2013
Tagged, a social network designed for meeting new people, has turned a profit for the fifth year in a row, the company announced today. To kick off 2013, Tagged has opened a new office in San Francisco and plans to revamp its mobile applications. "We're transitioning Tagge... [SocialTimes.com]

Local Charities Should Reach Out To Twitter For Promoted Tweets - Posted January 28, 2013
Twitter may get tax breaks from the city of San Francisco for giving charitable contributions to local organizations - and one form those contributions can take is promoted tweets. Twitter can also volu... [10,000 Words]

Register for Inside Social Apps Conference before Midnight - Posted January 24, 2013
Prices for the Inside Social Apps conference and expo increase at midnight tonight. The event is the largest conference dedicated exclusively to the emerging social apps industry. Meet in San Francisco on June 6-7, and you'll: Find solutions to challenges ... [SocialTimes.com]

Uber Lowers Prices in San Francisco - Posted January 18, 2013
Uber will cut its prices for the first time, pruning black car prices in San Francisco by about 10 percent, the company said today. Uber's mobile app allows riders to electronically hail taxis and schedule limo... [SocialTimes.com]

Yelp Adds Inspection Scores to Restaurant Listings - Posted January 17, 2013
Yelp is adding restaurants' inspection scores to their venue pages, starting with San Francisco and New York, the company said today. "While ratings and reviews are incredibly powerful ways to guide spending decisions, we're always looking for new ways to supplement the information to provide a better experience for consumers," CEO Jeremy... [SocialTimes.com]

Hello From San Francisco! - Posted December 3, 2012
Hello internet citizens! This is Phi Tran and I'm thrilled to be joining the Appnewser team. I'm writing to you from San Francisco - the technological hub that never stops eating. I'm a wordy designer with a penchant for techn... [Inside Mobile Apps]

CFP Announced: 2013 Semantic Technology & Business Conference - San Francisco - Posted November 29, 2012
Following successful runs in London and New York City, the Semantic Technology & Business Conference (#SemTechBiz) is returning... [AllTwitter]

CFP Announced: 2013 Semantic Technology & Business Conference - San Francisco - Posted November 29, 2012
Following successful runs in London and New York City, the Semantic Technology & Business Conference (#SemTechBiz) is returning... [semanticweb.com]

What Makes A Story Successful On Facebook? - Posted November 27, 2012
National Public Radio has been wondering: What makes a story tick on Facebook? The company examined its geotargeted stories throughout July, August, and September, and found that ... [AllFacebook]

Uber, SideCar and Lyft Fined, Uber Also Sued by Taxi Drivers - Posted November 14, 2012
It hasn't been a good week for San Francisco taxi and ride-share apps. On November 9, two taxi drivers filed what they hope will be certified as a class action lawsuit against Uber stemming from its months-old taxi service ... [SocialTimes.com]

Man Hires Assistant to Slap Him Into Productivity - Posted November 5, 2012
Today in Random Day Before the Election News: This clever study in personal dedication broke a couple of weeks ago, and it's already made its way around a good portion of the Internet. Still, we'd like to come back to it on a day characterized by irritation and anxiety for so... [PRNewser]

Inside Network Job Board, SmartRecruiters To Host Happy Hour In San Francisco Nov. 1 - Posted October 22, 2012
The Inside Network Job Board and Sm... [AllFacebook]

Join Inside Network and SmartRecruiters at the 'Network, Get Work' Party in San Francisco - Posted October 22, 2012
Recruiters, job seekers, anyone interested in the social media or technology space should meet Inside Network and SmartRecruiters for happy hour. You'll find us at SmartRecruiters' San Francisco headqua... [SocialTimes.com]

Uber Shuts Down Yellow Cab Service in New York - Posted October 16, 2012
The mobile cab-hailing company Uber announced Tuesday that it has shut down its yellow cab service in New York, but will keep its town car service running. Uber has evidently met with forces that aren't appear ready to be disrupted: unions and taxi medallion bureaucracies. "New York's Taxi and Limousin... [SocialTimes.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Gladstone Institutes - Posted October 12, 2012
Gladstone Institutes is looking for a Bioinformatics Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA. The post states, "We are recruiting for a Bioinformatics Software Engineer. The ideal candidate will be an innovative database and web developer to work on semantic data models and o... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Debuts Video From San Francisco Pride 2012 Parade For National Coming Out Day - Posted October 11, 2012
Facebook did not hide its support of the gay community ahead of Nat... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Jobs: Aetna - Posted September 13, 2012
Aetna is looking for a Senior Software Integration Engineer in San Francisco, CA, or New York, NY. According to the post, "Aetna Emerging Businesses (EB) is focusing on fundamental change in healthcare and empowering people to live healthier li... [semanticweb.com]

Mark Zuckerberg Discusses Mobile, IPO, Search, And Facebook's Future - Posted September 11, 2012
Facebook is the world's most social platform, but the man who started it all hasn't spoken much recently. At TechCrunch's Disrupt ... [AllFacebook]

Katie Couric Gives Us A Glimpse Inside Twitter's New San Francisco Nest - Posted August 27, 2012
Twitter moved into its new headquarters in San Francisco this June - and we've been wondering what they would do with the fantastically large space ever since. Thanks to Katie Couric, we now get a glimpse inside (and a few ... [AllTwitter]

Semantic Web Jobs: Federated Media - Posted August 20, 2012
Federated Media Publishing is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA. The post states, "As a Senior Software Engineer on the Conversation Targeting team at Federated Media, you'll build software that ... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Co-founder's Plans To Rebuild Home Ticks Off Neighbors - Posted August 9, 2012
Twitter co-founder, Evan Williams, is not making a lot of friends in his neighborhood lately. With plans to tear down and rebuild his $3 million dollar home, he seems to making quite a few enemies - 240 of them and counting. According the ... [AllTwitter]

Coworkers Develop Winning Facebook Game App At Photo Hack Day 3 - Posted July 20, 2012
At the fiercely competitive Photo Hack Day 3 in San Francisco (a Facebook-sponsored event), a trio of coworkers may have developed ... [AllFacebook]

AllFacebook Marketing Conference In San Francisco Kicks Off Day Two - Posted June 29, 2012
We're through one day of the AllFacebook Marketing Conference in San Fra... [AllFacebook]

Learn How To Turn Likes Into Dollars At The AllFacebook Marketing Conference - Posted June 26, 2012
Looking for ways to make money through your Facebook presence? Maybe you've only dip... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Details Social Landmarks In 25 Cities Around The World With Check-In Data - Posted June 20, 2012
What do Chicago's Wrigley Field, Avenue des Champs-... [AllFacebook]

Explore #SemTechBiz San Francisco on FluidOps IWB - Posted June 4, 2012
Last week, we published Under the Hood: A Closer Look at Information WorkBench, an interview with Peter Haase conducted by Kristen Milhollin as part of her series on Dynamic Semantic Publishing. We are pleased to announce that FluidOps has created a viewer for the SemTechBiz conference program in Informat... [AllTwitter]

Explore #SemTechBiz San Francisco on FluidOps IWB - Posted June 4, 2012
Last week, we published Under the Hood: A Closer Look at Information WorkBench, an interview with Peter Haase conducted by Kristen Milhollin as part of her series on Dynamic Semantic Publishing. We are pleased to announce that FluidOps has created a viewer for the SemTechBiz conference program in Informat... [semanticweb.com]

More Expert Panels at SemTechBiz SF - Posted May 22, 2012
Yesterday we announced an expert panel on schema.org that will be featured at next month's SemTechBiz Conference in San Francisco. But schema.org won't be the only hot topic at SemTechBiz. Two other expert panels are also... [semanticweb.com]

SemTechBiz Deadlines - not too late, (but getting close!) - Posted April 25, 2012
With the increase in the number of #SemTechBiz events taking place in a calendar year, we understand that tracking the deadlines can be tricky. There are several approaching for various events and stakeholders, so we present the most pressing ones below: April 26 - Register for ... [semanticweb.com]

Must-Attend Keynotes at #SemTechBiz SF - Posted March 22, 2012
The Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Francisco (#SemTechBiz) has lined up a number of highly-anticipated keynotes to perfectly bookend the conference experience. This year's conference will take place June 3-7, 2012, at the Hilton San Francisco in ... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Federated Media - Posted March 19, 2012
Federated Media is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco or San Jose, CA. The post states, "As a Senior Software Engineer on the Conversation Targeting team at Federated Media, you'll build so... [semanticweb.com]

SemTechBiz Conference - Call for Presentations Open until January 16 - Posted January 6, 2012
SemTechBiz is returning to San Francisco on June 3-7, and once again we plan to make it the biggest and most comprehensive educational conference on the business of semantic technologies. And that's exactly where we are asking you to contribute... [semanticweb.com]

SemTechBiz Conference - Call for Presentations Open until January 16 - Posted January 6, 2012
SemTechBiz is returning to San Francisco on June 3-7, and once again we plan to make it the biggest and most comprehensive educational conference on the business of semantic technologies. And that's exactly where we are asking you to contribute... [AllTwitter]

Twitter's Early Growth Was Fueled By Traditional Offline Networking [STUDY] - Posted December 21, 2011
Twitter might seen as a "global connector" now - a borderless, international meeting place - but it wasn't always so. New research from MIT suggests that Twitter's early growth was a result not of the global nature of the internet, but an offl... [AllTwitter]

Which City Has The Most Twitter Users? - Posted October 7, 2011
One might guess that San Francisco is home to the most Twitter users, being the birthplace of the company. Or maybe Tokyo, Japan, a hugely populated city where Twitter is perhaps the second-most-recognized brand. But no, neither of these cities are the mother hive of Twitter users. Care t... [AllTwitter]

ShopNear.me Unveils and Takes off Amidst Dogpatch Labs Eviction - Posted October 5, 2011
[caption id="attachment_80397" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Get ShopNear.me on your iPhone sto shop local boutiques. "][/caption] ShopNear.me launched its location-based shopping application last month, but that's not all they are looking to do they're looking to do in the coming months; they're trying to tak... [SocialTimes.com]

Get Bay Area News on the Go with TapIn Bay Area - Posted July 28, 2011
With 26% of American adults getting some form of news via their mobile phones, news organizations must adapt their content to reach their audience right on their handsets. Tackable is one of the latest offerings to the mobile photojournalism platform, and it combines hyperlocal news, user-generated co... [10,000 Words]

Semantic Web Jobs: Navon Partners & Web 3.0 Start-Up - Posted July 19, 2011
Navon Partners is looking for Semantic Web and Corporate Analytics Interns in Manhattan, NY: "We are seeking 1-3 interns who would like to be part of the founding tea... [semanticweb.com]

Helpful Advice for SemTech Attendees - Posted June 8, 2011
Eric Hoffer recently shared some advice for attendees at this week's Semantic Technology Conference. Hoffer writes, "I'll mention a few of the points made during the Semantic-Link live po... [semanticweb.com]

Looking Ahead to SemTech - Posted May 31, 2011
On Saturday, I once again board a plane from London to San Francisco; the first of two trips to the city in June, and my fourth (or possibly fifth?) time atten... [AllTwitter]

Looking Ahead to SemTech - Posted May 31, 2011
On Saturday, I once again board a plane from London to San Francisco; the first of two trips to the city in June, and my fourth (or possibly fifth?) time atten... [semanticweb.com]

dotnetrdf to Hit the Spotlight at SemTech - Posted May 25, 2011
The upcoming Semantic Technology Conference in San Francisco will feature a number of innovative new products. One such product is dotnetrdf, a "free and open source project int... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Hasn't Completely Forgotten About its Devs, Will Host #devnestSF in May - Posted April 28, 2011
There was a lot of huff as the one-year anniversary of Twitter's inaugural Chirp Developer Conference came and went without a word from the company as to when (or if) there would be another one. And wh... [AllTwitter]

Foursquare Co-Founder Talks About Needed Improvements - Posted April 22, 2011
Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley spoke at Girls in Tech event in San Francisco. There he talked about Foursquare's improvements in the coming months. He even promised to make the app go faster. Crowley c... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Joins San Francisco's Tech Tax Advisory Council - Posted April 15, 2011
San Francisco is doing everything it can to retain its status as the place to be in tech. The city has set up an ad hoc advisory council, which includes Twitter representatives, in order to evaluate how the city's tax structure impacts big tech companies. The advisory council was set up... [10,000 Words]

Surprise, Surprise: The San Francisco Elites Who Tweet Most Voted for Twitter's Tax Break - Posted April 11, 2011
This might not be groundbreaking, but it sure is interesting: those on San Francisco's Board of Supervisors who approved the tax break to keep Twitter in the city were those who tweeted most. ... [AllTwitter]

Watch a Cartoon Reenactment of the Tale of the Twitter Tax Break [Video] - Posted April 11, 2011
Here's something to brighten your Monday morning: a short but hilarious video explaining just how Twitter got its tax break from San Francisco, enacted by an animated Biz Stone, SF mayor Edwin Lee and other key players. In a minute and a half, you'll finally get a handle on the w... [AllTwitter]

Two San Francisco Bookstores to Close - Posted April 5, 2011
Two San Francisco independent bookstores will close in coming weeks. Modern Times, a shop on Valencia Street, sold both traditional fiction and progressive titles. A Different Light, located in the Castro District, specialized in books for the LGBT community. The Bay Citizen ... [semanticweb.com]

Will Twitter Stay in San Francisco? We Find Out Today - Posted April 5, 2011
San Francisco lawmakers are scheduled to vote today on a tax break that will offer enough incentives to Twitter to entice the giant tech company to stay within city walls. If they vote against the tax break, it's likely that Twitter will relocate not to a new area of San... [AllTwitter]

Demonstrators March On Twitter HQ - Posted March 29, 2011
San Franciscans picked up picket signs emblazoned with "Shame on You!" and converged on Twitter HQ at 795 Folsom Street Tuesday morning to voice their displeasure at proposed tax breaks for the company. The company had asked for local tax exemptions to stay in San Francisco, and ... [10,000 Words]

Open Jobs in Semantics - Posted March 18, 2011
NexGen Solutions is looking for a Lead Web Developer in San Francisco, CA. The responsibilities of this position include, "Lead ... [semanticweb.com]

San Francisco Officially Offers Twitter Tax Breaks to Stay, Twitter Wanted More - Posted February 10, 2011
The leaders of San Francisco have spoken, and they're saying "Twitter, please stay!" City Hall has unveiled a tax break plan to incentivize Twitter to move its office to a new area of town rather than look outside city borders. However, Twitter isn't too hap... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Considers Moving out of San Francisco, but SF Won't Let it go Without a Fight - Posted January 13, 2011
San Francisco has been the home of Twitter since its 2006 creation, but the quickly expanding company might be looking to relocate. With $200 million in new investments and plans to likely double its workforce, Twitter needs to shed its current office for a la... [AllTwitter]

WSJ Reveals Plagiarism - Posted December 4, 2009
The Wall Street Journal posted a notice to readers yesterday revealing that a November 10 "New Global Indian" online column by freelance writer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ Reveals Plagiarism - Posted December 4, 2009
The Wall Street Journal posted a notice to readers yesterday revealing that a November 10 "New Global Indian" online column by freelance writer ... [FishbowlNY]

San Francisco, We've Got You Covered - Posted May 11, 2009
Our Fishbowl blogs have New York, DC and LA covered, but until now we have neglected that important city by the bay. But, never fear San Francisco, BayNewser... [morningmedianewsfeed]

San Francisco, We've Got You Covered - Posted May 11, 2009
Our Fishbowl blogs have New York, DC and LA covered, but until now we have neglected that important city by the bay. But, never fear San Francisco, BayNewser... [FishbowlNY]

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