WISCONSINREPORT.COM (08/14/2010) - The independent online source for news about Wisconsin people, places, politics, events and activities, has joined the Facebook crowd. WisconsinReport.com, established in 2002, now also has a page on Facebook.com, a social networking website with more than 500 million active members, many of which have ties to Wisconsin. Readers of WisconsinReport.com are urged to find the page on Facebook and become a fan by clicking on the LIKE button on the page.
The mission of WisconsinReport.com is to publish truthful, relevant, insightful news stories about what's going on that affects your life on a state, regional and national level, so you can be better informed. The internet publication is dedicated to providing News and Views about Wisconsin People, Places, Politics, Events and Activities that affect readers inside and outside the State of Wisconsin.
Even though Wisconsin is part of the name, WisconsinReport.com is an independent online internet news publication not affiliated with Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin Public Broadcasting, the University of Wisconsin System, or any other entity, agency, department, network or business with Wisconsin in it's name.
WisconsinReport.com editor Gary W. Morgan has more than four decades of broadcast, newspaper and internet experience. His credentials include news director, news anchor, radio personality, on-air interviewer, columnist, news editor, reporter, photographer, writer and frequent contributor to a regional radio news network.
Founded in February 2004, Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. Anyone can sign up for Facebook and interact with the people they know in a trusted environment.
Facebook is one of the most-trafficked PHP sites in the world, and one of the largest MySQL installations anywhere, running thousands of databases.
The Facebook company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, and has U.S. offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Michigan; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Detroit, Michigan; New York, New York; Venice Beach, California; Washington, DC; Austin, Texas. International Facebook offices are in Dublin, Ireland; London, England; Milan; Paris, France; Stockholm; Sydney; and Toronto, Canada.
Four men are credited with founding Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Hughes, Dustin Moskovitz, and Eduardo Saverin.
Mark Zuckerberg is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. He leads the design of Facebook's service and development of its core technology and infrastructure. Mark attended Harvard University and studied computer science before moving the company to Palo Alto, California.
Chris Hughes is a co-founder of Facebook. Chris first worked as the Facebook spokesperson from his dorm room with Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz, and later moved to Palo Alto work on the product team. Most recently, Chris served as the Director of Online Organizing for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. He holds a bachelors degree in history and literature from Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude.
Dustin Moskovitz is a co-founder of Facebook and was a key leader within the technical staff. He most recently worked on the company’s internal tools strategy and development. Dustin attended Harvard University as an Economics major for two years before moving to Palo Alto, California to work full-time at Facebook.
Eduardo Saverin is a co-founder of Facebook. Eduardo managed the business development and sales aspects during Facebook's early years. Eduardo graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in Economics.
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WisconsinReport.com now has a page on Facebook. We would love to have you as one of our Facebook friends. If you haven't already done so, search for WisconsinReport.com on Facebook. Then follow the Facebook link to the WisconsinReport.com page on Facebook. While you're there, Click on LIKE. You'll receive brief notifications when new WisconsinReport stories are added.
You can also find our Facebook page by going to the WisconsinReport.com website front page and clicking on the Facebook Link at the bottom left side of the website front page. OR, copy and paste this internet address into your browser's address field: http://www.facebook.com/pages/WisconsinReportcom/132641770112067