Facebook Seeks Head of News

Facebook Looking To Hire News Executive

It seems as though Facebook is looking to clean up their fake news problem. In a recent job posting, the social network giant is looking to hire “an experienced news executive” to add to the Global News Partnerships team. The company seeks to combat fake news on its network after the public scrutiny of its feed significantly contributing to the election of President-elect Donald Trump. CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg have addressed these claims, and seek to correct the journalism issues the company has been having. So, if you’re cool with telling the truth and spreading the good word globally, Facebook may be a fit for you! (Source: Mashable)

Bill Gates/BEV Contribute $1 Billion to Clean Energy Fund

Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) has stepped up its game. One of the group’s highest board members, Bill Gates, announced a $1 billion contribution dedicated to clean energy innovation. Among the venture’s other board members are Jeff Bazos (Amazon), Richard Branson (Virgin Group), Reid Hoffman (Linkedin) and Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Even though this contribution is a only a fraction of what the board members are worth collectively, it’s a massive step in the right direction in a world fighting to clean up its carbon footprint. (Source: Mashable)

New Interactive Gender Pay Gap Tool Shows You How Much Your Job is Worth

The UK’s Office for National Statistics has developed a new interactive tool that lets users see the exact pay gap in gender based on their job. Launched by the department for Women and Equalities, the tool shows how many people work in that specific role, along with accurate data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. For those who are interested, this tool provides all the up to-date info you want to know….or don’t want to know. (Source: Mashable)

About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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