Facebook to Reveal the Future of the Social Web
Stephen Haines, commercial director of Facebook UK will be unveiling Facebook’s vision for the future of the social web in an exclusive Keynote at the TFM&A (Technology for Marketing and Advertising) event.
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Taking place on Wednesday 2nd March at the UK’s major marketing event, TFM&A, at Earls Court 2 in London, this Keynote will deliver exclusive insights from Facebook on how brands can ensure they are part of the social and personalised experience.
Joining Keynote speakers from eBay, Microsoft and Econsultancy, Facebook will be part of the free education sessions on offer at the 2011 show.
It was announced by TFM&A organizers today, Feb. 7.
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