Monday, September 19, 2011

Fastest growing job sector in America? Facebook apps!

While the U.S. jobs picture lis generally bleak, the proliferation of Facebook and mobile technology applications has spawned an entirely new industry dubbed the "App Economy", that has added at least 182,000 new jobs and contributed more than $12.19 billion in wages and benefits to the U.S. economy this year, according to new research from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Using more aggressive estimates, the Facebook App Economy created a total of 235,644 jobs, adding a value of $15.71 billion to the economy.

read more at this link:  Maryland Education Headlines Examiner


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