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How Many Facebook Users Have Taken The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? - Posted August 15, 2014
People all over Facebook are soaking themselves with ice water to bring awareness to ALS -- including Facebook CEO ... [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]

Boston Magazine Wins ASME Cover of The Year - Posted May 1, 2014
The American Society of Magazine Editors has given its 2014 Cover of The Year award to Boston magazine. The May 2013 issue, featuring a collection of runners' shoes, beat out some hefty competi... [Fishbowl NY]

Boston Magazine Wins ASME Cover of The Year - Posted May 1, 2014
The American Society of Magazine Editors has given its 2014 Cover of The Year award to Boston magazine. The May 2013 issue, featuring a collection of runners' shoes, beat out some hefty competi... [FishbowlNY]

Boston Papers Celebrate Marathon Runners - Posted April 21, 2014
Boston area newspapers did their best to honor those running in today's marathon. It's moments like these when papers truly shine. They have a unique ability to freeze a moment in time forever. The 2014 Boston Marathon is already underway. We're sure we're not the only ones hoping it provides some sense... [Fishbowl NY]

Boston Papers Celebrate Marathon Runners - Posted April 21, 2014
Boston area newspapers did their best to honor those running in today's marathon. It's moments like these when papers truly shine. They have a unique ability to freeze a moment in time forever. The 2014 Boston Marathon is already underway. We're sure we're not the only ones hoping it provides some sense... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: Sports Illustrated Wins - Posted April 17, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Typically, we ask you to choose which magazine covers you like best, but this week we're doing this differently. The above is Sports Illustrated's Boston Strong c... [Fishbowl NY]

Cover Battle: Sports Illustrated Wins - Posted April 17, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Typically, we ask you to choose which magazine covers you like best, but this week we're doing this differently. The above is Sports Illustrated's Boston Strong c... [FishbowlNY]

Liz Heron Leaves 'WSJ' For Facebook Post - Posted March 12, 2014
Facebook turned to The Wall Street Journal to fill a position based... [AllFacebook]

Bitcoin Crash May Hurt Hub Biz Prospects - Posted February 26, 2014
(Boston Herald) The crash of one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges this week has sent Boston Bitcoin entrepreneurs scrambling to defend the digital currency's reputation and increase its stability. "Despite the promise of digital currency, and Bitcoin in particular, we cannot ask consumers to ... [Bitcoins Insider]

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]

Cover Battle: 2013 Cover of The Year Poll - Posted December 23, 2013
You had to know you wouldn't be escaping 2013 without one final award. As you know from FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle, we're big fans of magazine covers. Below are some of our favorites from the past year. We know you're doing the least amount of work possible before the holiday break (no,... [Fishbowl NY]

Cover Battle: 2013 Cover of The Year Poll - Posted December 23, 2013
You had to know you wouldn't be escaping 2013 without one final award. As you know from FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle, we're big fans of magazine covers. Below are some of our favorites from the past year. We know you're doing the least amount of work possible before the holiday break (no,... [FishbowlNY]

EDITED: Not With Facial-Recognition Technology, But Facebook Helps Catch Creator, Distributor Of Child Abuse Images - Posted December 18, 2013
Facebook's use of ... [Lost Remote]

EDITED: Not With Facial-Recognition Technology, But Facebook Helps Catch Creator, Distributor Of Child Abuse Images - Posted December 18, 2013
Facebook's use of ... [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 Facebook Engineering Will Be Boston Strong - Posted November 7, 2013
Facebook announced that it will assemble an engineering team in Boston, which will b... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Security | Red Sox and Facebook - Posted November 1, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Semantic Technology Job: Cognii - Posted October 25, 2013
Cognii is looking for an NLP Research Engineer in Boston, MA. According to the post, "Want to build the "Siri for Education?" Cognii is an ed-tech startup that provides automatic assessment and feedbac... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Cambridge Semantics - Posted September 9, 2013
Cambridge Semantics is looking for a Software Client Services Engineer in Boston, MA. The post states, "Cambridge Semantics is a leading Semantic Web (Web 3.0) technology company, seeking Software Client Services Engineers with 0... [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]

Semantic Web Jobs: McGraw-Hill Education - Posted August 9, 2013
McGraw-Hill Education is looking for a Principal Architect in Boston, MA. The post states, "McGraw-Hill Education has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Architect (content) with our MHE Digital Platforms Group located in Boston, MA. The Pri... [semanticweb.com]

Next Stop: Kendall Square For Facebook's Boston-Area Engineers - Posted August 1, 2013
Facebook's software engineers in Boston will be on the move soon, as ... [AllFacebook]

3D Printer Offered with Apartment Rental in Boston - Posted July 16, 2013
(BostonCurbed.com) Developer Alex Hodara is offering a 3D printer in one of the three units at the under-redevelopment 191 Everett Street in East Boston. That unit, in fact, has already rented for $3,100, and will be move-in ready by September 1. The apartment also comes with technological touches like an iRobot... [Inside 3D Printing News]

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]

Semantic Web Jobs: McGraw-Hill - Posted June 10, 2013
  McGraw-Hill is looking for a Principal Architect in Boston, MA. The post states, "McGraw-Hill Education has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Architect (content) with our MHE Digital Platforms Group located in Boston, MA. The... [semanticweb.com]

LAYOFFS: Zynga To Slash 18 Percent Of Workforce - Posted June 3, 2013
The ax has begun to fall at troubled game developer Zynga aga... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Outlines Best Practices For Journalists - Posted May 2, 2013
As the recent tragedy in Boston showed, Facebook can be a valuable resource for journalists looking to spread the news, as well as to connect with readers and sources. Facebook recently ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Jobs: Harvard Medical School - Posted April 30, 2013
Harvard Medical School is looking for a Programmer in Boston, MA. According to the post, "The Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory (BCL) at the Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School (bcl.med.harvard.edu) at Harvard/MIT is seeking a pr... [semanticweb.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]

When News Breaks, How Does Facebook React? - Posted April 26, 2013
The recent tragedy at the Boston Marathon showed the expanding role of social media when it comes to the ... [AllFacebook]

How the 'One Fund Boston' Relief Effort Was Created in Seven Hours - Posted April 22, 2013
We talked last week about a company's major PR failure in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. Now, we'd like to share an epic PR win inspired by the same tragedy. Shortly after the attack that killed three and ... [PRNewser]

TV news uses Boston bombing suspect's Twitter account to report [BREAKING] - Posted April 19, 2013
The Boston marathon bombing has continue to dominate TV news. There's a manhunt on the way for the second suspect who's still at large after the violent turn of ... [Lost Remote]

Boston Police Tweeting Real-Time Updates on Marathon Bombing Manhunt - Posted April 19, 2013
One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead and the other is still at large after a late-night shoot-out near Boston in Watertown, MA. Police have posted a picture of the remaining suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, on Twitter, who is believed to be driving a gray, '99 Honda CRV with a... [SocialTimes.com]

Podcast: Social Media Resources for Boston Survivors and Friends - Posted April 16, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog discussed a few resources that show technology at its most useful during a crisis like the one that runners, event organizers, and spectators faced yesterday at the Boston Marathon. First on the list was Google's ... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Sets Up Person Finder to Help Locate Victims of Boston Marathon Explosions - Posted April 15, 2013
Google has employed its Person Finder tool to help people locate family and friends who may have been hurt in the explosions that occurred t... [SocialTimes.com]

Google Sets Up Person Finder to Help Locate Victims of Boston Marathon Explosions - Posted April 15, 2013
Google has employed its Person Finder tool to help people locate family and friends who may have been hurt in the explosions that occurred t... [AllFacebook]

NY Post Fail? Police Deny Tabloid's Report of Suspect 'Under Guard' [UPDATED] - Posted April 15, 2013
Nearly two hours after bomb blasts at Boston Marathon's finish line killed at least two and injured up to 100, the New York Post reported that authorities were guarding a 20-year-old Saudi Arabian national. ... [FishbowlLA]

NY Post Fail? Police Deny Tabloid's Report of Suspect 'Under Guard' [UPDATED] - Posted April 15, 2013
Nearly two hours after bomb blasts at Boston Marathon's finish line killed at least two and injured up to 100, the New York Post reported that authorities were guarding a 20-year-old Saudi Arabian national. ... [Fishbowl NY]

NY Post Fail? Police Deny Tabloid's Report of Suspect 'Under Guard' [UPDATED] - Posted April 15, 2013
Nearly two hours after bomb blasts at Boston Marathon's finish line killed at least two and injured up to 100, the New York Post reported that authorities were guarding a 20-year-old Saudi Arabian national. ... [FishbowlNY]

News Of Boston Marathon Explosions Spreads Through Facebook - Posted April 15, 2013
Not long after two explosions reportedly killed two people and injured several others Monday at the Boston Marathon, people started using Facebook to not only share news, but to share well wishes for those involved and donate to the American Red Cross. Runners and spectators on the scene have also ... [AllFacebook]

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]

Semantic Web Jobs: Cambridge Semantics - Posted March 27, 2013
Cambridge Semantics is looking for a Senior Java Engineer in Boston, MA. According to the post, "Cambridge Semantics is seeking a highly skilled outstanding Java Engineer to work on the core of their semantic platform. The successful candidate will be a seasoned java professional... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Product Manager Kate O'Neill Discusses Graph Search, New News Feed With WBZ-TV - Posted March 25, 2013
Facebook Product Manager Kate O'Neill... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Will No Longer Require Login With Facebook - Posted March 21, 2013
Game developer Zynga and Facebook... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Shares Favorite Searches On Graph Search For The Chosen Few - Posted February 28, 2013
Facebook continues to talk up its recently introduced graph search, yet ... [AllFacebook]

Zynga Shutting Baltimore Studio, Consolidating In Texas, NYC - Posted February 25, 2013
The cutbacks continue at struggling game developer ... [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]

Zynga Shuttering Japanese Operations - Posted December 21, 2012
The struggles continue for game developer Zynga, as... [AllFacebook]

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]

Summary of 11th International Semantic Web Conference - Posted November 19, 2012
[caption id="attachment_33515" align="alignleft" width="300"] Big Graph Data Panelists (L to R): Mike Stonebraker, John Giannandrea, Bryan Thompson, Tim Berners- Lee, Frank Von Harmelen[/caption] Last week, the ... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Publishing Technology - Posted October 26, 2012
Publishing Technology is looking for a Web Developer in Boston, MA. The post states, "We have a tremendous opportunity to join an exciting environment and be part of a growing and ambitious compa... [semanticweb.com]

No-Fun Boston Mayor Tries to Cancel Sex Toy Giveaway - Posted October 18, 2012
If you live in Boston and hoped to pick up a free sex toy along with that food-truck crepe on your next trip through City Hall Plaza, you may be disappointed. Mayor Thomas Menino recently pushed Trojan to rec... [PRNewser]

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]

New Haven, Facebook Spar Over City's Page Name - Posted September 14, 2012
What's in a name? Plenty, if you're following the debate between Facebook and the city of New Haven, Conn., over the latter's ... [AllFacebook]

Boston Considers Voter Registration Via Facebook - Posted August 23, 2012
In Washington state, you can register to vote through Facebook. Now city leaders in Boston are ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Jobs: The Cypress Group - Posted August 9, 2012
The Cypress Group is looking for a Solutions Architect in Boston, M... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Merck - Posted July 27, 2012
Merck is looking for a Health Informatics Data Scientist in Boston, MA. The post states, "The Informatics department develops supports and enables the application of informatics across Merck, in partnership with quantitative organizations th... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Harvard Medical School - Posted June 6, 2012
Harvard Medical School is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA. The post states, "Reporting to the Director of Informatics Technology, this position ... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook IPO Roadshow, Days One And Two - Posted May 8, 2012
Does anyone else feel like we are watching, in real time, the ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Jobs: Cambridge Semantics - Posted April 6, 2012
Cambridge Semantics is looking for a Solutions Engineer in Boston, MA. The post states, "Our Solutions Engineers are experts in applying our Anzo products to help our customers integrate, analyze, and operationalize their critical business intelligence information... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: The Boston Public Library - Posted February 23, 2012
The Boston Public Library is looking for a Digital Library Repository Developer. According t... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: The Boston Public Library - Posted February 23, 2012
The Boston Public Library is looking for a Digital Library Repository Developer. According t... [AllTwitter]

Cambridge Semantics Ups Staff by 30%, Moves to Boston - Posted February 1, 2012
Cambridge Semantics is flourishing. The company recently announced "that due to demand for its enterprise semantic data management offering, the company has increased headcount by 30 percent and has relocated to new office space on the Boston Common. In... [semanticweb.com]

Boston City Hall - Doctoral Fellowship Available - Posted December 27, 2011
The Harvard Boston Research Initiative [HBRI], in conjunction with the City of Boston, has announced that it is seeking applicants for a part-time graduate fellowship. The fellowship runs from February 1, 2012 through August 31, 2012 and applications are due January 1, 2012. The announcement states, "The fellowsh... [AllTwitter]

Boston City Hall - Doctoral Fellowship Available - Posted December 27, 2011
The Harvard Boston Research Initiative [HBRI], in conjunction with the City of Boston, has announced that it is seeking applicants for a part-time graduate fellowship. The fellowship runs from February 1, 2012 through August 31, 2012 and applications are due January 1, 2012. The announcement states, "The fellowsh... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Harvard Medical School - Posted September 22, 2011
The Harvard Medical School is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Boston, MA. The post states, "Reporting to the Director of Informatics Technology, this position will be responsible for developing innovative... [semanticweb.com]

Praxeon Introduces Semantic Life Science Tool DocumentLens - Posted June 20, 2011
According to a recent article, "Praxeon, Inc., the award-winning Boston-based leader in delivering knowledge solutions for the Healthcare and ... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: KMi & Cambridge Semantics - Posted May 24, 2011
The Knowledge Media Institute in the United Kingdom is looking for a Research Assistant who is "able to develop further the current version of our architecture for supporting proactive reasoning in networks of smart products and to apply it to the project testbeds. This will re... [semanticweb.com]

Cool Jobs in the Semantic Sector - Posted March 3, 2011
SAIC, a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company based in Washington DC is searching for a ... [semanticweb.com]

Northeastern, Emerson Students to Contribute to Boston.com's Your Town - Posted February 15, 2011
Students from Northeastern University and Emerson College will contribute neigh... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Boston.com Launches Online Destination Health & Wellness - Posted January 31, 2011
With snowpocalypse after snowpocalypse drilling the Atlantic states this winter, what better time to launch a new health and wellness online destination? Boston.com... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New England Can't Get Enough Patriots on TV - Posted December 9, 2010
Monday night's New England Patriots-New York Jets tilt was a hit nationwide, but it scored even ... [SportsNewser]

11 More Neighborhood Sites for Boston.com's Your Town - Posted November 23, 2010
Your Town the local community network of sites from Boston.com, is now in 17 Boston neighborhoods, as the six sites that went live earlier this year -- ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cronkite "Resting Comfortably"|WaPo Gets Swing Flu|Elle Beats Vogue In Ad Pages|Boston Mag Honcho Drops Axe, Eats Steak|Medical Mag Publisher Lays Off 30 - Posted June 25, 2009
TVNewser: ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cronkite "Resting Comfortably"|WaPo Gets Swing Flu|Elle Beats Vogue In Ad Pages|Boston Mag Honcho Drops Axe, Eats Steak|Medical Mag Publisher Lays Off 30 - Posted June 25, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

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