Today in Tech: Facebook’s new 1-million square-foot campus

July 25, 2011, 7:30 AM UTC
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A glimpse of Facebook's new HQ. Photo: Aaron Sittig via TechCrunch

* Facebook started moving the first bunch of lucky staffers into its new 1-million square-foot Menlo Park campus. Company product architect Aaron Sittig documented the move with some choice snapshots.

* Apartment-swapping startup Airbnb is on a roll: it just raised $112 million at a $1 billion valuation, led by Andreeessen Horowitz, bringing Airbnb’s total funding to $119.8 million. (TechCrunch)

* News curation app Flipboard introduced in-app advertising by way of a partnership with publishing house Condé Nast and American Express. Readers of The New Yorker should expect to see them, followed by regulars of Wired, Bon Appétit, and other magazines. (Flipboard)

* Why Hulu, billed as “tomorrow’s TV,” looks boxed in. (The New York Times)

* How the Valley was won: the birth of tech in Silicon Valley. (Digital Trends)

* Decoding your e-mail personality. (The New York Times)

* Social media background checks? How more employers are checking candidates’ social media history. (CNN)

* Five current trends shaping the TV industry. (Mashable)


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