Share price be damned, Facebook is expanding. It's just announced that Guggenheim Museum architect Frank Gehry will design a 3,400 employee engineering office connected to its Menlo Park Headquarters by an underground tunnel. Engineers will hack away in one giant room, separated from the product and ads teams in the main campus. Construction will begin in early 2013
Zuckerberg described his new hacker paradise in a post to Facebook:
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With 10 shows in 7 countries, their speakers, workshops, and exhibits, make Ad Tech is a hub for digital marketers worldwide. As the one of the conference's Content Directors, Tameka Kee is shaping national and global digital conversations.
"We're the place that connects all the digital dots — connecting the buyers to the sellers. Pulling together social media, video, mobile, data, and really every part. It's where you go to get the full picture."
As a lifelong gamer — someone who, as a kid, had every video game system imaginable, Kee was fascinated with tangible technology early on.
If you could write a best seller about your business, one that hit the New York Times best-seller list, would that help your business? Of course. Well, what if you could do that 100 times over? You can.
How? By leveraging the power of creating an eBook and distributing it on the Kindle. No kidding. YOU could be one of those best-selling authors far easier than you ever thought possible! It's true. And my buddy Ryan Deiss is going to show you exactly how to do it. He's already churned out over a dozen titles, many being #1 in their respective markets. And if he can do it, you can too, trust me.
Google+ has started rolling out the custom URLs it first announced earlier this month to select users and brands — but the company says it may start charging for the shortened addresses in the future.
Instead of profiles being identified by a randomly assigned number string, the new wave of custom URL receivers are able to switch their
profiles over to a simple, easy to find and remember URL. Mashable's own Google+ page, for example, can now be found at Google.com/+Mashable.
The Google+ team began notifying users Thursday morning of the option to claim a pre-approved custom URL or apply for a different one. Here's an example of the emails users have received:
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