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Facebook targets UK growth with 1,000 hires this year



Facebook (FB.O) will hire 1,000 people in London this year in roles such as product development and safety as it continues to grow its biggest engineering center outside the United States after Britain leaves the European Union.

 

Over half of the new jobs will be in technology, including software engineering and data science, Facebook’s vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Nicola Mendelsohn said in an interview.

 

Other roles will be in the “community integrity” team, which makes products to detect and remove harmful content from platforms like Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.

 

Mendelsohn said London’s appeal was not only in its technology ecosystem but also the strength...
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Commemoration of 3 Kurdish activists shot in Paris


Thursday, Kurds saluted the seventh anniversary of the assassination of 3 Kurdish women activists in France.

 

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Susan Rice: U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move


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Ethnic cleansing in the formerly Kurdish-dominated north of Syria


On the occasion of the second anniversary of his attack on Afrin – which is to be seen as a violation of international law – Turkish President Erdogan is planning to visit Berlin to tal...


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