Why is Facebook going on a hiring spree?


For a look at what Facebook thinks might be the next big thing, the company’s new hiring surge could offer clues.

An aggressive hiring push could add 14 percent to the company’s staff in the next quarter, according to a Reuters analysis. But it’s what those new hires will be doing that points to how the social media giant is trying both to change and stay the same.

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