Facebook is more than just a place to waste time and follow friends – it’s also a place to find iPhone engineers.
At least, that seems to be what Apple (AAPL) is hoping. The company today used the Facebook Marketplace to list
for an iPhone software engineer, who would work on the iPhone’s e-mail functions.
From the job listing:
The fact that Apple is using Facebook to spread the word about an opening probably says more about the social network than about Apple. Apple frequently uses online job boards to advertise its openings, but Facebook’s relatively new Marketplace feature is unproven. Perhaps the clearest proof of its nascent status: There are more than 77,000 members of the Silicon Valley network where Apple posted the job, but at the time this was written, the listing had gotten just seven views.
Other job postings could suggest Apple plans to add more business e-mail features to the iPhone soon.
This post on Monster.com
, for example, seeks a iPhone Windows Outlook/Exchange QA engineer. An excerpt:
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