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Facebook to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Results

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:05pm

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) announced today that the company's second quarter 2020 financial results will be released after market close on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

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  • MENLO PARK, Calif., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) announced today that the company's second quarter 2020 financial results will be released after market close on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
  • Facebook will host a conference call to discuss its results at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m.
  • Transcripts of conference calls with publishing equity research analysts held on July 29, 2020 will also be posted to the investor.fb.com website.
  • Facebook is a trademark of Facebook, Inc.

15th Annual Film Independent Forum

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:20pm

For more information about this year's Film Independent Forum, to purchase a pass or become a Member, please visit filmindependent.org/forum.

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  • For more information about this year's Film Independent Forum, to purchase a pass or become a Member, please visit filmindependent.org/forum.
  • Now in its 15th year, the Film Independent Forum is the pre-eminent conference for independent filmmakers and content creators in Los Angeles.
  • The 2020 Film Independent Forum takes place online July 31- August 7.
  • For more information about this year's Film Independent Forum, to purchase a pass or become a Member, please visit filmindependent.org/forum.

Krusinski Construction Company Helps Bring Facebook to Northern Illinois

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 3:10pm

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Krusinski Construction Company ( www.Krusinski.com ), a leader in providing comprehensive construction services, welcomes Facebook to its ChicagoWest Business Center in DeKalb, Illinois.

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  • OAK BROOK, Ill., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Krusinski Construction Company ( www.Krusinski.com ), a leader in providing comprehensive construction services, welcomes Facebook to its ChicagoWest Business Center in DeKalb, Illinois.
  • "Krusinski Construction Company is proud to have helped make Facebook's investment in DeKalb possible," said Krusinski.
  • Krusinski Construction Company has under construction:
    Krusinski Construction Company is a leader in providing comprehensive construction services by creating long-lasting partnerships with our clients throughout the entire design and construction process.
  • Always operating with safety as the number one priority, Krusinski Construction Company invests in training and extensive quality control and testing programs.To learn more about Krusinski Construction Company, its capabilities and values, visit www.Krusinski.com .

Committee writes to platforms on balance of power with news publishers

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 1:03pm

In addition to asking each platform about their communication with news publishers, the below questions have been asked.

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  • In addition to asking each platform about their communication with news publishers, the below questions have been asked.
  • Please justify your claim that "we have no sense in which there is an imbalance of power" between Facebook and publishers.
  • Do you accept that being present at multiple points in the advertising value chain gives Google unprecedented and anti-competitive market power?
  • The Committee was disappointed by the platforms' responses, and looks forward to receiving clear answers.

Committee writes to platforms on balance of power with news publishers

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 1:03pm

In addition to asking each platform about their communication with news publishers, the below questions have been asked.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to asking each platform about their communication with news publishers, the below questions have been asked.
  • Please justify your claim that "we have no sense in which there is an imbalance of power" between Facebook and publishers.
  • Do you accept that being present at multiple points in the advertising value chain gives Google unprecedented and anti-competitive market power?
  • The Committee was disappointed by the platforms' responses, and looks forward to receiving clear answers.

Online retailer of healthcare products, FSAstore.com, announces intent to join Facebook advertising boycott

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

Since 2008, the company has been a reliable source of educational content about spending accounts, eligibility, and tips that help consumers maximize their healthcare dollars.

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  • Since 2008, the company has been a reliable source of educational content about spending accounts, eligibility, and tips that help consumers maximize their healthcare dollars.
  • We're calling on Facebook to take action and adhere to a higher standard for the sake of individuals and families everywhere."
  • Hausman added that FSAstore.com will temporarily suspend advertising on Facebook in July and will monitor Facebook's response to this situation with hope for positive change.
  • It's both the largest e-commerce destination for guaranteed FSA-eligible products and an educational resource that you can actually understand.

Sincro Announces Automotive Partnership with Facebook

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 5:00pm

Sincro , an Ansira company, and Facebook announced a partnership that introduces Sincro as an automotive vendor on Facebooks partner integrations platform to offer vehicle catalogs to auto dealers.

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  • Sincro , an Ansira company, and Facebook announced a partnership that introduces Sincro as an automotive vendor on Facebooks partner integrations platform to offer vehicle catalogs to auto dealers.
  • As a result, dealers are now able to request a vehicle catalog from Sincro directly from their Facebook Business Manager, streamlining the process of creating Automotive Inventory Ads .
  • We are excited to partner with a company like Sincro, that has deep roots in digital and automotive, and is focused on delivering seamless ad tech solutions to dealers advertising on Facebook, said Bob Lanham, Head of Automotive Retail at Facebook.
  • This partnership with Facebook is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to tech innovation in the automotive digital space, said Jen Cole, President of Sincro.

Lose It! Appoints Patrick Wetherille as CEO; Former CEO and Co-Founder Charles Teague Steps Into Executive Chairman Position

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 1:07pm

, the food-tracking and weight loss app with over 1.4 million monthly active members, has announced that Patrick Wetherille , former VP of Growth, has been appointed as the new CEO, as former CEO and co-founder, Charles Teague, steps into the Executive Chairman role.

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  • , the food-tracking and weight loss app with over 1.4 million monthly active members, has announced that Patrick Wetherille , former VP of Growth, has been appointed as the new CEO, as former CEO and co-founder, Charles Teague, steps into the Executive Chairman role.
  • Founded in Boston in 2008 to mobilize the world to achieve a healthy weight, today Lose It!
  • Users have lost over 92 million pounds using Lose It!.
  • To learn more about Lose It!, visit www.loseit.com or follow us on Facebook , Instagram , or Twitter .

Twine Publishes Guide for Schools Transitioning to Online Learning

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 4:45am

Twine, a provider of school management software for small-to-medium sized private and charter schools, recognized the difficulties inherent in this transition and developed a comprehensive guide to transitioning to online learning for school leaders.

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  • Twine, a provider of school management software for small-to-medium sized private and charter schools, recognized the difficulties inherent in this transition and developed a comprehensive guide to transitioning to online learning for school leaders.
  • Twine CEO Gary Falcon said about the guide, "We recognize the hard work school leaders do every day and the additional challenges posed by the sudden shift to online learning.
  • About Twine: Twine is a provider of school management software for small-to-medium sized private and charter schools based in Decatur, Ga.
  • Founded in 2016, Twine provides school websites, staff intranets, parent communications, online classrooms, assessment, report cards, transcripts, and more, to schools both domestically and internationally.

Mark Zuckerberg is a WANTED man

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 9:21pm

TORONTO, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting will launch WANTED, a provocative national campaign to focus public and political attention on rules that allow Facebook to profit from content created by Canadian news outlets without permission or compensation.

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TORONTO, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting will launch WANTED, a provocative national campaign to focus public and political attention on rules that allow Facebook to profit from content created by Canadian news outlets without permission or compensation.