6,000 words letter from Facebook CEO to save the world


6,000 words letter from Facebook CEO to save the world

Are we building the world into the bona-fide direction?

The question raised by Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday kick off an open letter to the community of Facebook he helped to build. The answer to this question that he presented was he is hoping to make his business the world’s largest social network around the globe, he will also put commendable efforts in shaping the world into a better one.

He further added “”Progress now requires humanity coming together not just as cities or nations, but also as a global community”.

Unsurprisingly, the tools and tactics his teams have been bringing together from the Facebook groups feature to the company’s Safety Check system, which inform your friends that you’re OK after going through a tragedy,  all play a vital role in fulfilling the mission of Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg co-founder and CEO of Facebook has been undergone into that kind of situation several times, it’s not the first time nor will it probably the last one. Others such as Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Microsoft’s Satya Nadella have all said their piece out, above all over the past few months since Donald Trump won the presidential election.


The 6,000 words letter he posted focuses on how to prevent terrorist attacks and increasing voter turnout worldwide.

He covered up 5 topics here is the list below

Artificial Intelligence

Mark Zuckerberg mentions Al many times and Facebook is doing a lot regarding Al like to identify an image of a person but he still thinks that there is a need to expand the technology. He particularly mentions Al that can read and understands the news which Facebook is already applying to distinguish news stories about terrorism and actual terrorist propaganda.


New community Guidelines

Because of the internet, the world has become a global village, we are not only involved socially but physically as well. In the letter, Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that sometimes Facebook put foot in the mouth on policing user content, and reveals that how the company speciously got hold to susceptible issues like Black Lives Matter and police violence that must be put down. “This has been painful for me because I often agree with those criticizing us that we’re making mistakes,” he writes down. Zuckerberg stated he’s thinking to change the community guidelines as an outcome.


Voting via Facebook

Zuckerberg discussed thoroughly about civic engagement, especially poor voter turnout around the globe. He wants to stick that. Facebook has already pumping up the people to register and vote and he declared that about 2 million people are registered now to vote in the U.S via Facebook.  “We hope to eventually enable hundreds of millions of more people to vote in elections than do today, in every democratic country around the world,” he marked.

More communication with Politicians

In the same way, Zuckerberg also want people to communicate with the politicians more on whatsapp and facebook.

“We can help establish direct dialog and accountability between people and our elected leaders,” he writes.

Plan to introduce new tools inside groups

Zuckerberg is of the view that online groups are important and wants to create more tools maintain community leaders who are running these online communities. He also added that we plan to enlarge groups to sustain sub-communities.

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Odyssey cuts off 1/3 workforce after hoisting $25 million

Odyssey’ cuts off 1/3 workforce, after hoisting #25 million

Digital media startup Odyssey has laid off 55 people, cutting off over a third of its permanent, paid staff less than a year after hoisting $25 million, CEO Evan Burns verified to Business Insider.

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This is a striking change for a company that board associate Michael Lazerow illustrated in April as being the most thrilling company to him since he devoted in BuzzFeed. (Lazerow sold his startup Buddy Media to Salesforce for $800 million.)

Odyssey has hoisted $32 million in total, and shifted into a new New York office in December.

Burns said that the slashes were across every departments and locations, but paid attention mostly on the editorial part. The causes he gave for the slashes were a need to entirely recreate Odyssey’s technology platform in a means that would permit the startup to develop.  The tech platform “wasn’t able to scale,” and slowed down growth, which was driven by receiving more and more contributors, he said.  That entire tech revamp will entail resources and time.

Odyssey purposes a bit like a college document on steroids.

The startup has a bulk of over 15,000 mostly unpaid writers, usually in the 10-25 age brackets, which create around one portion a week. The stable are college students, and Odyssey started off as a publication barely focused on Greek life. The content Odyssey writers generate covers all sorts of topics, from politics to fashion to sports.

There is no wide editorial command, but every Odyssey articles goes throughout straight layers of editing, first by a “community” editor, who is essentially a power consumer within a characteristics, and then to the company’s paid staff editors. Those paid editors are where many of the slashes appear, Burns said, “though some of the product team technical leadership was replaced as well”.

When you comprise 15,000 writers and 1,000 diverse community of “editor-in-chief’s” it takes time, Burns said. “It was a couple of days of phone calls” to those who required justification”.



LinkedIn, a new feature for the recruiters and clients

LinkedIn, a new feature for the recruiters and clients

Social network provided us with the opportunity to stay connected with the people globally. But it also gives the option to make our lives personal if we want to. LinkedIn have given us this opportunity.

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When we have a resume it means we are looking for a job but when we have a profile on LinkedIn it does not mean that it performs similar action. Therefore most of the jobseeker believes that LinkedIn is the key to find better and concerned profession job. LinkedIn have the network of almost 450 million members and at present obtaining for $26.2 billion by Microsoft, now the company is rolling on a latest attribute for its consumers who might be fascinated in gently finding a new job, whereas engaged at some other place as well.

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The latest feature is called the open candidate, with this feature the recruiters will find the exact candidate which they assume have the potential to fit into the post. The signals will pop-up to those recruiters and to particular candidate as well and notify them that this candidate wants to change his/her job and want new horizon and opportunities. It will be primarily presented in the UK, Canada, U.S and Australia and will reach out to further marketplaces all over current year.

Open candidates will rolled out as a larger overhaul of LinkedIn’s recruitment product,  that in addition comprise of latest and other vibrant Career Pages. Customized pages are the new way to connect for the recruiters at the back with their clients that are appointing to give flawless combination of both, the recruiters and clients.