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At This Adult Camp, Social Networking Means Hot Tubbing, Breakdancing, And An Open Bar

fastcompany.com — In the summer of 2013, Adam Tichauer was trying to get a large group of friends together. He had found, increasingly, that he was spending his free time hanging out with colleagues, rather than old friends. Knowing it would take an outlandish idea to get the whole gang back together at once, he began to brainstorm.

Facebook Will Surface Timely And Trending Stories Earlier

fastcompany.com — During the summer, the outrage over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, and subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, dominated the conversation on Twitter. Facebook, on the other hand, gave momentum to the ice bucket challenge, leading some to speculate that its algorithm was hiding posts about the controversial events in Ferguson.

Microsoft Cuts Another 2,100 Jobs

fastcompany.com — The company pledged to cut $600 million in expenses when it acquired Nokia. Microsoft, currently undergoing the biggest job cuts in the company's history, laid off 2,100 employees on Thursday. When the Redmond, Washington-based company acquired Nokia's handset business last year, it pledged to trim $600 million in expenses within 18 months of the deal closing.
Sep 18, 2014

Welp, that MSFT-Nokia acquisition turned out just swimmingly for the employees. fastcompany.com/3035947/fast-f…

When Lying Is Good

fastcompany.com — No lie: There are times when not telling the truth is a good thing. That's according to a new study about the ethics of lying released today by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.