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Facebook Plans News Feed Redesign Event

Facebook plans to hold an event to unveil a new look for its News Feed product, the company said on Friday in a series of emailed invitations to the press. The event will be held on March 7 at Facebook’s Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters. This is the second major event the company has hosted at its home base this year, after introducing its Graph Search product in January.

Former MySpace and NFL Digital Exec Jeff Berman Tapped as President of Hollywood’s BermanBraun

Is content poised to take off online?
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YESS: Yahoo HR Exec Loses Mayer’s Survey Contest, Gangnam Style

But not so Oppa GS: A stock downgrade.
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Leave the Gun. Take the Cannoli: It’s Ring-Kissing Time for Ross at Yahoo’s All-Hands Meeting.

I’m gonna make you an interim CEO offer you can’t refuse.
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Whitman to Hold All-Hands Meeting for HP Army This Morning

Meg Whitman, the new CEO of Hewlett-Packard, met investors yesterday after her sudden appointment at the Silicon Valley tech giant. Now she’ll turn to its huge staff, holding an all-hands meeting for HP’s 320,000 employees today at 9 am PT. Whitman will be presenting on-site at the company’s HQ for some workers; others will be able to watch and listen from around the globe.

Viral Video: Yahoo and Groupon Update — Live From ATD Global HQ (My Bedroom!)

Yes, I am wearing Ray-Bans and pajamas. It’s important to be comfy when talking about disasters.
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AOL's Stock Might Be Cold, but Its New Silicon Valley HQ Is Pretty Cool (Video)

Earlier this week, BoomTown took the All Things Digital minivan for a spin down to see the new Silicon Valley digs of AOL. The Palo Alto, Calif., office is helmed by former Yahoo exec Brad “Peanut Butter Manifesto” Garlinghouse, who also turned out to be a very entertaining tour guide.

Viral Video: "When Yelp Came Knocking at My Door"

Here is a cute video that Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman pointed me to, which is a result of its most recent hackathon. Set all around San Francisco and also Yelp’s HQ downtown, it’s not its official theme song for the online reviews site. But it should be, as it has a nice indie feel, kind of a geek version of the Moldy Peaches.

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